Known as British Columbia's Northern Capital, Prince George has a reaching history of commerce and culture. Thousands of years ago indigenous tribes lived off the land and built villages along the iconic cut banks of the Fraser and Nachako Rivers. The city also sits at the crossroads of Highway 16 and 97, offering connections to all points east and south to the United States, making a trip to most destinations a breeze with your car hire in Prince George.
Fort George Park is located at the centre of town on the banks of the Fraser River. As the largest park in the city at 65 acres, it attracts community members, tourists and sightseers throughout the year. Many paved walkways wind through the lush green lawns as cozy benches dot the park offering views of the river. The grounds also offer lavish flowering gardens, multiple statues as well as an ancient cemetery of the Lheidli T'enneh people, the first inhabitants of the area. Complete with washrooms, picnic tables, and a playground, Fort George Park is the best place in town to spend an afternoon when you book your car hire in Prince George.
Located adjacent to the Fort George Park is the Fraser-Fort George Museum. Showcasing documents and artifacts of human and natural history pertaining to the Fort George area, the museum offers an interesting look into the local culture, tradition and art. You will find the largest collection of photography within Canada's central interior as well as many fossils, bones and remnants left behind by the Lheidli T'enneh people. Enter the Exploration Exhibit where you are able to interact with over 30 creatures, include centipedes, snakes and a giant tarantula. Perfect for the entire family, the Fraser-Fort George Museum is sure to incite a desire to learn
The Stuart River Provincial Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the province. Over 51,000 acres of pristine forest offer relaxing days of canoeing and hiking as well as fish and hunting if you are properly licensed. Upon the landscape, you will notice high reaching bluffs and low ridges both distinctive characteristics of the Nachako Plateau. Many park visitors report seeing moose, bear, and eagles; those who fishing have been known to catch large salmon and the infamous white sturgeon. Book your car hire in Prince George and discover the wonders of British Columbia.
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