The Sunshine Coast is a dream destination for people looking for year round recreation, cultural experiences and unforgettable holiday memories. With friendly communities, world-famous hiking and biking trails, tranquil lakes, vibrant festivals and events, and more beaches than you can imagine; endless possibilities are yours to discover
On the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, where endless green mountains meet sheltered Pacific Ocean waters, Powell River provides a stimulating blend of outdoor adventure and cultural amenities. Originally founded as a resource extraction centre – once home to the world’s largest pulp and paper mill – Powell River now offers adventurers countless opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, golfing, boating, hiking, biking, fishing, and scuba diving. This area is host to world-class art galleries, tremendous dining opportunities, and memorable events and festivals.
On the doorstep of both Vancouver and Vancouver Island, the Powell River region offers an array of experiences for travelers of all kinds, no matter the season. Experience the legendary Sunshine Coast Trail and Powell Forest Canoe Route, rock-climb the Eldred Valley, snowshoe in the Knuckleheads; this is the adventure destination you’ve long been waiting for.
č̓ɛč̓haθɛč ʔa taθ qʷal ʔatəms gɩǰɛ.
"Welcome to our territory."