From Chetwynd, follow Hwy. 29 southeast, crossing the Pine River. Gwillim Lake Provincial Park can be visited along the way. 90 km (56 mi)
From Dawson Creek, take Hwy. 97 west to Arras and turn off on Hwy. 52 southwest to Tumbler Ridge. 115 km (71 mi)
From Fort St. John, head south on Hwy. 97, crossing the Peace River and passing Taylor Landing and Kiskatinaw Provincial Parks en route. Continue west on 97 to Arras and take the Hwy. 52 turn-off to Tumbler Ridge. 188 km (117 mi)
From Grande Prairie, Alberta, take Hwy. 2 to Dawson Creek, west on Hwy. 97 through Dawson Creek to Arras and the Hwy. 52 turn-off to Tumbler Ridge. 220 km (137 mi)
From Prince George, the 400 km (249 mi) drive to Tumbler Ridge takes you along Hwy. 97 past or through several Provincial Parks – including Bijoux Falls, Pine le Moray and Gwillim Lake. Head northeast on Highway 97 through Pine Pass to Chetwynd and south on Hwy. 29 into Tumbler Ridge.
From Southern BC, head north on Hwy. 1 (Trans-Canada Hwy.) from Hope (east of Vancouver) to Prince George and on to Tumbler Ridge via Chetwynd. Enjoy an unforgettable journey through diverse natural wonders and areas of historical significance. The start of the adventure parallels the mighty Thompson River and on through miles of glorious scenery. Hwy. 1 becomes the Cariboo Highway (Hwy. 97) at Cache Creek, continuing across the lake-studded Fraser Plateau, through splendid Provincial Parks, rolling hills and prairies, thick forests and granite-walled canyons to Prince George, at the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers. Continue on to Chetwynd and Tumbler Ridge as above. Approx. 1200 km (745 mi)
Greyhound Bus provides service to the South Peace region from across North America at nearby Dawson Creek and Chetwynd. Plans are underway to bring this service to Tumbler Ridge.
Getting Around in Tumbler Ridge
A number of major car-rental agencies serve Northeastern BC, with many conveniently located at regional airports. For information, contact these companies.
1 800-879-2847 (Canada)
1 800-331-1084 (U.S.)
1 800-268-8900 (Canada)
1 800-472-3325 (U.S.)
1 800-654-3131 (North America)
Tumbler Ridge Taxi 250-242-5151
Riverboating offers an exhilarating experience discovering our scenic rivers and awe-inspiring waterfalls with knowledgeable guides.
Get a bird’s eye view of the pristine mountain landscape of the Northern Rockies around Tumbler Ridge, viewing Kinuseo Falls, the Monkman Cascades, ancient glaciers and other areas rarely seen by travellers.
At this time there is no local transit in Tumbler Ridge.