Mile 397: ROCKY MOUNTAIN LODGE (250) 774-7001
Located in the heart of the MacDonald River Valley, just a mile from the entrance to Stone Mountain Provincial Park. RV and tent camping, rooms, meals, gas and diesel, store, hiking, wildlife. Link to web page above for more info. Chris Winkelmeyer E-mail
Mile 402: 115 Creek Provincial Campground
Mile 422: TOAD RIVER LODGE (250) 232-5401
Hang your hat where it's at! Toad River Lodge is located in a picturesque valley, 404 road miles from Dawson Creek. There are six sites with full hookups, and a sanidump. Look for the lodge on the south side of the highway. Tent sites, cafe, showers, laundry, sanidump, gas, motel, rooms, cabins, tire repair, propane, post office, towing, minor mechanical repairs. Fish the nearby Toad River for grayling and Dolly Varden. At last count, there were over 6,000 hats stapled on the walls and ceiling of the lodge. Add yours to the collection. Box 7780, Toad River, BC V0C 2X0 Link above. GoodSam
"A Rocky Mountain Paradise" at historical mile 426, four miles west of Toad River. We have thirty RV sites in our well-kept RV park, some with full or partial hookups. Level, treed pull-throughs, showers, water, tent sites, sewer dump. Our beautiful new log cabins are comfortable and reasonable in price. Also stop for gas, diesel, propane, welding, tire repair, jade, gold nuggets, souvenirs, and gifts. The Poplars is located just inside the boundary of Muncho Lake Provincial Park between an area of bare rocky peaks at Summit (4,250'), and the magnificent scenery surrounding Muncho Lake. Plan to spend some time exploring this unique land. Dan and Vicky Clements welcome you. Box 30, mile 426, Alaska Hwy, BC V0C 2X0 The Poplars is open for camping/RV sites/cabins. Cafe and gift shop were closed in 2010
Webmaster's note: Try the Poplar's cinnamon buns!
MUNCHO LAKE AREA Three of the four RV parks have closed or stopped offering camping in recent years, putting heavy pressure on the two provincial campgrounds. Plan to stop early, especially on Fridays.
456: DOUBLE "G" SERVICE
Mile 457: Strawberry Flats Provincial Campground
Mile 462: NORTHERN ROCKIES LODGE 250-776-3481
The Northern Rockies Lodge on beautiful Muncho Lake at Mile 462 of the Alaska Hwy is the ideal overnight stop halfway between Dawson Creek / Fort St. John and Whitehorse. We offer a total of 21 cozy guest rooms in our modern lodge with a licensed dining room. In the summer we also have chalets available which gives us a total of 45 guest rooms. Our RV Campground along Muncho Lake has 35 sites with water, electric (20 AMPs) and sewage. From our lodge we offer daily fly-in fishing trips, wildlife viewing safari tours, hiking and outpost cabin vacations in the stunning beauty of the Northern Rocky Mts. With our float and wheel equipped airplanes we service the Muskwa/Kechika as well as Nahanni National Park and Virginia Falls in the N.W.T. Our bases are at Fort Nelson and Muncho Lake. Complete packages incl. airfare available from Edmonton and Vancouver. The Northern Rockies Lodge is open-year round. Fuel discount for registered Hotel and RV guests. Internet access and printer for house guests located in lobby (modest fee).
Rockies Lodge Mile 462 Alaska Hwy Box 8
Mile 463: MacDonald Provincial Campground. Provincial campgrounds fill early on Fridays as "locals" come in to fish for lake trout.
WAS CLOSED IN 2003 DUE TO DEATH OF OWNERS. Reopened in 2010 as Muncho Lake Lodge and RV Park.
Hike down to the salt licks for wildlife viewing. Best in evening. Nine miles north of scenic view.
Mile 496: Liard River Hotsprings. Moose below crossed boardwalk. The Provincial Campground fills up early and has little daily turnover; plan ahead. $5 fee to swim, free to just look. Marmot at right was within a few feet of boardwalk; busy with his hole.
Mile 497: LIARD HOTSPRINGS LODGE (250) 776-7349
Located across the highway from the famous hot springs. Short walk to springs. Modern lodging units with private bath, handicap suite available. Partial hookups, pull-throughs, tenting, showers, laundry, dump station, gas, diesel, tire repairs, propane, heliport. Cafe features home baking and home cooked meals. Ice available. Souvenir shop. New conference room. Open year round. New manager in 2007. Write: Mile 497, Alaska Highway, BC V1G 4J8 E-mail
Mile 533: COAL RIVER LODGE (250) 776-7306
Established at the site of a WWII refueling depot, Coal River Lodge has an RV park with full hookups, dump station, tent camping, showers, laundromat. There is a gas station, minor repairs, hoist, licensed restaurant, motel, and souvenir shop. Try our Berry Delightful Chocolates and Jams! Buffalo burgers and buffalo gift shop. Nestled at the scenic junction of the Coal and Liard Rivers, just 30 minutes west of the hot springs, we're a good spot to put in your canoe to explore the Liard River between the Cranberry Rapids and Whirlpool Canyon. Gateway to the Kechika and Turnagain Valleys, part of BC's newest Wilderness Management Area. Drop in a line at the bridge and see what you catch! Kayak on the Coal River, a level 5 stream. Bus tours welcome. E-mail us. Winter phone: 785-8775. Your Host: Donna Rogers. Write: 9515-95th Ave., Fort St. John, BC V1J 1H7
Mile 538: Whirlpool Canyon rustic campsite. No toilets
Mile 543: FIRESIDE CAR/TRUCK STOP (250) 776-7302
at historic Fireside, site of a huge fireplace that burned day and
night to warm passing soldiers and construction workers during the
construction of the pioneer road in 1942. An officer's billet was
also located here. Forty years later, on 29 July, 1982, the second
largest fire in BC history swept through the tiny settlement. People
had just two hours to pack up and leave. The "Eg Burn"
destroyed the old lodge along with half of the town. Omer and Bev
Leveque are proud to announce the opening of their new motel unit,
certainly the best accommodations on the Highway. Dora's Cafe
features home cooking, a full range of cream pies, ice cream. The RV
park has large pull-throughs and full hookups. Stop and see the
Cranberry Rapids. ATM.
Mile 589: First crossing of BC/YT border. Heading east, scroll up.
Continue on Alaska Highway/Yukon page.