Trend Mountain Hotel & Conference Centre
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Tumbler Ridge
Lots of small wild life today - squirrels and snow-shoe hares.
Drove to Monkman Provincial Park, down 60 km of corrugated dirt road, passing at least two huge abandoned coal mines . It was worth the drive to get to Kinuseo Falls. Magnificent falls, on the Murray River, cascading 70 metres into the valley below, discovered in 1906 by guys exploring for a rail route. It became such ...
... beavers, and swans. Of course many of them alluded the camera but not our memories.
Mid day we took a break at Laird Hot Springs to soak away our tired driving muscles. The top pool was 120 degrees plus-way too hot for us, the lower pool at 105 degrees was just right. We soaked until our skin turned red.
The road was paved except for a few miles in several places that were under construction and that was enough to put dirt back on ...
Decided to do the self guided walking tour of Dawson Creek. Parked next to the vintage Alberta grain elevator, the last of its kind. Moved here from Alberta and is an art gallery, but closed now for "facelift".
Although there were plenty of explanatory posters, few of the buildings were original. Stopped at the Surveyor Statue, tribute to the tens of thousands of men who built the highway.
Some very ...
... Blueberry Checkpoint. Civilian traffic on the Alcan in the 1940s was restricted, with army checkpoints at regular intervals.
All the way to Dawson Creek was oil and gas exploration sites or access roads, with an enormous volume of construction traffic. Much of the landscape 'devastated' with no signs of restoring anything to its original state.
Then Fort St John, and across the Peace River. This bridge was ...
This has been a welcome break from the bike trip and one that I've enjoyed immensely. It has also motivated me to find out a little bit more about the town and the area than I had known previously.
The town was named after Sir Alexander Mackenzie (1764-1820). Scottish by birth, Mackenzie had moved to New York with his father as a teenager. As a loyalist, he ...