Area is rich in recreational opportunities, both indoor and out.
Snowfall 176.6 cm
number of Frost Free Days
Welcome to Vanderhoof
click on the Canada Goose
to read about the History of Vanderhoof
Vanderhoof is the geographical center of British
Columbia. It is located 97 km west of Prince George which is the second
largest city in the province. Prince George is approximately a one hour
drive from Vanderhoof.
Nestled in the fertile Nechako Valley, the town is the
central service area for a population of 22,000. The town itself is home
to just over 4000 people. The two main industries are Forestry and
Agriculture, but there is also a great deal of employment provided
through government offices. The Nechako Valley is the second largest
forage producing region in the province. The total number of beef cattle
throughout the Bulkley and Nechako Valleys is in the area of 39000.
are numerous lakes and rivers for fishing, canoeing, boating, and water
skiing. In the forested region surrounding Vanderhoof there are many
forestry campsites and hunting areas. Murray Ridge Ski Hill is located
60km north of Vanderhoof where downhill skiing and snowboarding can be
enjoyed throughout the winter.
is known for hosting such events as Rockfest,
Rodeos, Nechako Valley Exhibition, Trades Fair, Parade of Lights and
33 bed health care facility
(250) 567- 2201
located next to the hospital has several doctors on staff
Interior Health Unit
Senior Citizens Homes
Alcohol and Drug Services