Smithers Travel Guide

  • Smithers
    by Matyas
  • Lake Kathlyn
    Lake Kathlyn
    by Muzzaa
  • Downtown Smithers Christmas 2005
    Downtown Smithers Christmas 2005
    by jkkv

Smithers Things to Do

  • BobL's Profile Photo

    by BobL Updated Mar 15, 2007

    Smithers has many things to do from fishing Skeena river to skiing on the local ski hill. Smithers is also known for having a decent night life, and the town looks like a mini version of a european town. There are many people of european decent in smithers.

    If your into four wheeling well this is definatly the place for it.

    Related to:
    • Mountain Climbing
    • Camping
    • Skiing and Boarding

    Was this review helpful?

  • Muzzaa's Profile Photo

    by Muzzaa Written May 25, 2004

    2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    Only a 10 minute drive from Smithers, the falls are a good detour if you have time in the day. There is also a campsite at the parking area with picnic tables if you wish to have a meal there as well.

    Twin Falls
    Related to:
    • Road Trip
    • Eco-Tourism
    • Adventure Travel

    Was this review helpful?

  • Muzzaa's Profile Photo

    by Muzzaa Written May 25, 2004

    2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    About 20km west of Smithers is a small first nations community called Moricetown. There is a canyon there on the side of the highway that many members of the community will still fish for salmon using traditional methods and not so traditional. It is amazing to watch if you are there when they are fishing. Salmon are there usually during the beginning of summer

    Moricetown Canyon
    Related to:
    • Eco-Tourism
    • Road Trip
    • Adventure Travel

    Was this review helpful?

Smithers Hotels

See all 7 Hotels in Smithers

Smithers Restaurants

  • Muzzaa's Profile Photo

    by Muzzaa Updated Nov 5, 2004

    2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    The atmosphere is pleasant and food wonderful. It has a cozy look to it on the inside. The menu has a good mixture of big city dishes and small town pub food.

    Favorite Dish: Not much of an eater, but I like to eat the Caesar salad there.

    Was this review helpful?

Smithers Transportation

  • Muzzaa's Profile Photo

    by Muzzaa Updated Apr 21, 2006

    Locate 5km from the Smithers is the airport. There are 2 flights daily by major carrier Air Canada to Vancouver. It takes approximately 90 minutes to fly to Smithers from Vancouver. There are 2 other airlines that have commercial flights out of Smithers to other locations in the northwest or connection service to Vancouver.

    Arrivals door
    Related to:
    • Fishing
    • Hiking and Walking
    • Backpacking

    Was this review helpful?

Smithers What to Pack

  • by littlelauren16 Written Jul 14, 2011

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Always bring a rain jacket to Smithers. The weather changes quite frequently and on my most recent trip (early July) it rained the entire time.
    Bring ski jackets and boots if you come before May, in Northern BC it tends to snow until quite late in the year.
    Long pants- bring more pairs than you think you would need. It gets pretty muddy if you're out hiking or riding horses.
    Bring your own because clothing, especially high performance technical gear, can be very pricey here.

    Related to:
    • Hiking and Walking
    • Horse Riding

    Was this review helpful?

Smithers Off The Beaten Path

  • Muzzaa's Profile Photo

    by Muzzaa Updated Jun 6, 2004

    3.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    Bear glacier is located about 4 hours from Smithers located between Meziadin Junction and Stewart. Turn off hiway 16 at Kitwanga and drive to Meziadin Junction. There you turn to drive towards Stewart. The glacier will be located just off the hiway and there is plenty of room to pull over and snap some pics. It has shrunk over the years, but is still an impressive sight.

    Bear Glacier

    Was this review helpful?

Instant Answers: Smithers

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

75 travelers online now

Comments

Smithers Travel Guide
Map of Smithers

View all Smithers hotels