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Vanderhoof

Population: 4,649

Vanderhoof is located 57 miles west of Prince George on Yellowhead Highway 16. 

Visitor Information: Vanderhoof Visitor Centre, 2353 Burrard Ave., phone 250-567-2124.

Vanderhoof is the geographical centre of British Columbia. The town was named for Chicago publisher Herbert Vanderhoof, who was associated with the Grand Trunk Railway. Today, Vanderhoof is the supply and distribution centre for a large agricultural, lumbering and mining area. Vanderhoof has lodging at Siesta Inn, dining, gas stations and shopping facilities. Camping at Dave’s R.V. Park phone 250-567-3161 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;

Attractions:

  • Vanderhoof  Heritage Village Museum has relocated pioneer structures furnished with period artifacts.
  • Bird watching on the Nechako River, a stopping place for thousands of migrating waterfowl.
  • Fort St. James National Historic Site, north of Vanderhoof, has a restored fur warehouse, fish cache, men’s house and trade store. Fort St. James was headquarters for the Hudson’s Bay Co.’s New Caledonia fur trade district.

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