McBride Info – On the Route
McBride is a charming mountain village in the wide, flat-bottomed Robson Valley. Well known for its blend of outdoor adventures (especially ATVing and white water rafting) and historical arts and crafters, this quaint agricultural town is located just 76km from Mount Robson. McBride lies on the traditional territories of the Lheidli T’enneh and Simpcw.
Morkill Falls is a scenic destination along this stretch of Route 16, located about 50km west of McBride. Near Crescent Spurs, this point of interest has attributes of a national park without the crowds, and could easily make a superb camp for days of adventures. Note, you will have to ride on gravel at some points.
95km west of McBride lies the Ancient Forest/Chun T’oh Whudujut Provincial Park – the only inland rainforest in the world. This environment is unique because of the amount of winter precipitation it receives. Within this protected area, located within the traditional territory of the Lheidli T’enneh, is a 450-metre universal boardwalk. Be sure to take some time to park your bike, stretch your legs, and enjoy.
Side Route Alert | Valemount (South via Hwy 5)
Valemount lies on the traditional territory of the Simpcw First Nation and displays crystal clear blue skies, snow-capped peaks, refreshing lakes and rivers, and a lush valley. Located 36km south of Mount Robson on Highway 5, Valemount is known for its outdoor adventure and classic annual events.