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Thornhill Mountain (Vicki Kryklywyj Memorial Trail)

Access: From the 4 way stop junction of Highway 16E. and Highway 37, drive 1/2 km east on Highway 16. Drive 6 km along Old Lakelse Lake Road. 800m past the Thornhill Dump turn left onto the Copper Mountain Road. Follow the copper Mountain Road for Aprox 2.3 km to the trailhead. the road continues up to the new Forest Service Lookout on Thornhill Mountain.
Trail Description: A moderate hike that follows an old mining trail for 4.8 km to alpine and the old forestry lookout. Once into the alpine there are panoramic views of the Skeena and Kitimat valleys. This trail is maintained by the Terrace Hiking Club.

Bornite Mountain

Access: Turn off Highway 16, east of Terrace, at Kleanza Creek Park. As you leave the highway do not go into the park but go to the left up the Bornite Mountain road (Kleanza Forest Service Road). At 4.5 km turn left and follow the signs. this road is 4WD access for last 4 km before trailhead.
Trail Description: A moderate 4.6 km hike following an old mining trail to a sub alpine ridge. An unmarked route continues to peak giving panoramic views of Skeena Valley and surrounding ranges. Remains of mining sites can be found on the ridge.

Ferry Island Trail
Trail Description: Ferry Island has a hiking trail around its perimeter. the trail begins at the picnic shelter on the west side of the island and circles through the woods and along the shoreline of the Skeena River for approx. 2.8 km. there is a cut off about 1/2 way along the west side of the island for those who wish to follow the shorter route 1.6 km.

Lakelse Lake Trails
Trail Description: At Furlong Bay a sign marked "Twin Spruce Trail" is a self guided trail that soon branches into two separate trails for a little hiking variety.
At Gruchy's Beach there is a trail beginning at the end of the parking lot and ending at the lake front. This trail provides access to Blackwater Creek and the beach area.

Sleeping Beauty Mountain

Access: From Terrace drive west along Highway 16. 200 m West of the alum River turn North onto the first road (West Kalum Forestry Road). At 8.6 km turn left and follow the road for another 9.6 km to the trailhead. the last km before the trailhead is rough 4WD access.
Trail Description: A moderate hike of 2.5 km. Leads the sub alpine meadows and lakes. An unmarked route continues to alpine ridges giving excellent views of the Kalum and Skeena Valleys.

Pine Lakes

Access: From Terrace drive west along Highway 16. 200 m West of the Kalum River turn North onto the first road (West Kalum Forestry Road). At 11.3 km turn left and follow along road for approx. 800 m where a short road leads to the right and to the trail.
Trail Description: An easy 6.1 km loop trail around Pine Lakes. The trail offers scenic views of the surrounding mountains, wetlands and lakes. Caution is required during wet periods as trail has extensive board walks and bridges which can be slippery.

Red Sands Lake Demonstration Forest

Access: from terrace drive west along Highway 16. 200 m west of the Kalum River turn North onto the first road (West Kalum Forestry Road) for 26 km. red Sand Lake Demonstration forest has 3 short and easy trails which begin and end at the Red Sand campground.
Trail Descriptions:
Introduction Trail: A 1.6 km self guiding wheelchair accessible interpretive loop trail describing forest values.
Lookout Hill Trail: This 2.0 km trail branches off the introduction trail and leads to Lookout Hill, giving scenic views of Red Sand Lake and Kalum Valley. A viewing platform, interpretive panels describing the history of the valley and a picnic area are located on Lookout Hill.
Operations Trail: A 3.8 km loop trail that shows examples of harvesting, planting and stand tending. the trail begins from the main campsite at Redsands and heads through small cut blocks, thinned areas and replanted areas. The trail then follows the Kalum River with views along Kalum Lake and of the mountains along the eastern side of the valley. The trails then returns to Redsand Lake. Access is also available from the Hart Farm campsite on Kalum Lake. 

Maroon Mountain

Access: Follow the Nasga'a Highway, north of Terrace, for 34.5 km. Turn right onto the Wesach Creek Road, (1.3 km north of the Maroon Creek bridge) and follow the signs for the next 4 km. Caution road may be gated 1 km from trailhead. A key is available from Skeena Cellulose Inc. in Terrace.
Trail Description: A moderate to difficult 7.2 km hike following an old mining tail to alpine. As you reach the sub alpine , the trail splits with an unmarked route leading to the right towards the Peak. the left hand route follows along the North side of the mountain to the remains of old mining clames. Once alpine is reached there are excellent views of Kalum Valley and surrounding ranges.

Gunsight Lake Trail

Access: from Terrace drive south for aprox. 18 km along Highway 37 to furlong Bay Provincial Park campground. Turn into the gravel pit, across from the campsite and park to the side of the access road to the pit. Do not park in front of any gates or block access to the gravel pit.
Trail Description: A moderate to difficult 6.5 km trail that leads to a scenic alpine lake and ridges. The first 3 km of the trail follows along the north side of Granite (Hatchery) Creek. At this point the trail crosses the creek and begins to climb steeply for another 3 km into alpine. the last half km takes you through an alpine meadow to Gunsight Lake.
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Robinson Lake Recreation Trail

Access: from Highway 37 follow Kitimat Village road for 2.3 km. After crossing Cordella Creek bridge turn left into the gravel pit. Head up to the right following the road for 0.7 km to the trailhead.
Trail Description: A moderate 4 km trail that leads past a series of small lakes to Robinson Lake, with a return time of 5 to 7 hours. Caution trail may be extremely wet over the last 1.5 km.

Mount Elizabeth recreation Trail and Site

Access: Drive north from the Kitimat Chamber of Commerce building, along Highway 37 for approximately 7.5 km. Turn right just south from were the Hydro transmission lines cross the Highway and follow the North Hirsch mainline for 13.5 km. From this point turn left onto a rough narrow 4WD road for the next 2.5 km. to reach the trailhead. To reach the recreation site, turn right at 13.5 km and follow the road as it leads to Hirsch Creek.
Trail Description: A difficult 6 km trail to the alpine that offers good views of Kitimat and the Douglas Channel. Allow 3 to 4 hours to reach the alpine. once at the alpine, Mount Elizabeth peak is almost due East. the Trail to the peak takes 9 to 12 hours return (from trailhead)
Site Description: A small rustic user maintained site with 2 camping spots. Not recommended for large trailers or motorhomes.

Mount Claque Recreation Trail

Access: From the Kitimat Service Centre head north along Enterprise Avenue until you reach the Wedeene Mainline Forestry Road. Continue north along the mainline for approximately 1 km. Turn left and follow the site road for approximately 2 km, to the trailhead.
Trail Description: A difficult 6 km trail that leads to alpine on the West side of the Kitimat valley, with a return time of 8 to 10 hours. excellent views of the Kitimat valley and Douglas Channel from alpine.

Clearwater Lakes Recreation Trail

Access:
The trailhead is located 31 km north of Kitimat on highway 37, next to Onion Lake.
Trail Description: An easy hike along a 6 km trail that begins at Onion Lake. the trail runs trough an old growth reserve which encompasses Onion, Big Clearwater and Little Clearwater Lakes. A side trail leads to a viewpoint overlooking Lakelse Lake and valley to the north. A small day area use is located at Onion Lake.
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Sluice Box / Barneys Gulch Trail

Access: When leaving Stewart on Highway 37A cross the Bear River and take the first right towards the Stewart landfill. Park before the bridge leading to  the landfill and follow signs to trailhead.
Trail Description: A short moderate hike that follows the original railway bed leading out of Stewart and then turns right, climbing up along the historic sluice box, to a viewpoint overlooking the town of Stewart and Portland Canal.

United Empire Loyalist Trail

Access: The trailhead begins off of the Highway 37A, across from the B.C Ministry of Highways service yard, in the town of Stewart.
Trail Description: A steep trail that follows along the Bear River then climbs to a viewpoint (1 km ) overlooking the Bear river Valley and Stewart. The trail continues beyond the viewpoint, climbing to the site of the old United Empire Loyalist mine at 4.3 km, then onto the Bear River ridge and alpine (7.3 km). Caution: the trail beyond the viewpoint is recommended for experienced hikers only and should not be attempted until late June. Check locally regarding trail and high elevation snow conditions.

Ore Mountain Trail

Access: Drive North from Stewart along Highway 37A for aproximanently 13 km. After crossing the Bitter Creek Bridge take the first right. Turn left at the first junction and follow the road, keeping to the right for another km. From the Clements Lake Recreation Site follow the old road for 300 m to the trailhead. Note: The road is unpassable by vehicles 200m past the Recreation Site.
Trail Description: A moderate to difficult 3.5 km trail that leads to a viewpoint overlooking the Bear River valley. A cleared marked route continues for another km past tree line to alpine.

American Creek Trail
Access: Drive North from Stewart along Highway 37A for aproximanently 22 km. After crossing the Bear River bridge take the second left onto a steep gravel road. follow the road, keeping to the right for 300m until you reach the trailhead.
Trail Description: A short historic mining trail that follows along American Creek . The maintained trail terminates after 4 km at Champion Creek.
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Titan Trail
Access: Drive North of Hyder 10 km along the Salmon river Road where the trailhead is located on the right-hand side.
Trail Description: A moderate to difficult 7.7 km climb that follows a mule trail which accesses the historic Titan Mine site. The trail built in 1922 also provided access to several other mineral claims in the area.