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This 2-day trip takes you on a journey through the natural beauty and history of Prince George. Allow 2 days to visit all the gardens, parks and historic sites that Prince George has to offer.

The Lheidli T’enneh are an Indigenous community of people in and around the city of Prince George.  The name “Lheidli” means “The People from the Confluence of the River” in the Carrier language, referring to where the Nechako River meets the Fraser River and their traditional territory.

Day 1

    Forests For The World

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    Forests For The World

    Prince George, BC, CA, V2M

    Start your trip at the Forests For The World municipal park. This 106-hectare park features over 15 kilometres of multi-use trails that wind through dense forest to Shane Lake, several lookouts and picnic areas.

  • David Douglas Botanical Garden

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    David Douglas Botanical Garden

    Prince George​, BC, CA

    The next stop of the day is the David Douglas Botanical Garden. A partnership between the David Douglas Botanical Garden Society and the University of Northern British Columbia, this botanical garden highlights the diversity of viable plant species in Northern BC.

  • Rainbow Park

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    Rainbow Park

    Prince George, BC, CA, V2M 6Y2

    This park is known for its beautiful flower beds and multi-use trails. There is plenty to enjoy here with a gazebo and picnic sites, as well as a disc golf course.

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    Trench Brewing & Distilling

    399 2 Ave, Prince George, BC, CA, V2L 2Z4

    For lunch head to Trench Brewing & Distilling. This hip industrial spot serves up micro-distilled craft beers and seltzers along with high-quality comfort foods like brisket mac & cheese and elk carpaccio.

  • Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park

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    Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park

    17th Ave, Prince George, BC, CA, V2L 3X9

    After lunch, head to Lhiedli T’enneh Memorial Park. This park along the Fraser River has a lot to offer including a Spray Park in the summer, volleyball courts, a mini steam train railroad, multi-use trails and more. It is also home to The Exploration Place Museum & Science Centre. The park also has a rich history as it was once home to the Lhiedl T’enneh village before its destruction for Fort George. Today a cemetery called the Lheidli T’enneh Burial Grounds remains at this site.

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    The Cut Banks

    Prince George, BC, CA, V2K

    The Cut Banks are a unique geographic feature of the area and are a very popular spot for hiking. They also provide a great view of Downtown Prince George. Stop by for a quick cardio hit before dinner, or just to enjoy the view.

  • Northern Lights Estate Winery

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    Northern Lights Estate Winery

    745 Prince George Pulpmill Rd, Prince George, BC, CA, V2K 5P4

    Enjoy a delicious dinner at the picturesque Northern Lights Estate Winery. Take in the breathtaking vineyard views while indulging in farm-to-table cuisine and award-winning fruit wines.

Day 2
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    Ritual Coffeeworks

    1085 3rd Ave, Prince George, BC, CA, V2L 1R3

    For breakfast, stop by Ritual Coffeeworks. This gem serves up single-origin coffee roasted in-house, fresh baked goods and simple but delicious breakfast items like breakfast burritos and sandwiches. On Saturdays, check out the Prince George Farmers Market just around the corner.

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    Huble Homestead Historic Site

    15000 Mitchell Rd, Prince George, BC, CA, V0J 2S0

    About a 40-minute drive from Downtown Prince George, Hubble Homestead Historic Site a heritage site from the turn of the century. Take part in a guided or self-guided tour and learn about this historic area.

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    Uncle John’s Greenhouse

    9367 Nielson Rd, Prince George, BC, CA, V2K 5T6

    On your way back from Huble Homestead Historic Site stop by Uncle John’s Greenhouse. This family-owned greenhouse offers a wide variety of plants, expert advice, and friendly service.

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    Art Knapp Plantland Home & Garden – Prince George

    4411 Kimball Rd, Prince George, BC, CA, V2N 5N7

    Make one more stop before heading back into Downtown Prince George at Art Knapp! Here you can find a wide selection of plants and flowers, home goods and decor.

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    CrossRoads Brewing & Distillery

    508 George St, Prince George, BC, CA, V2L 1R7

    After a big morning of exploring it’s time for some lunch. Head over to CrossRoads Brewing & Distilling for some BC craft beer and yummy eats. Try one of their delicious house-made pizzas or nachos.

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    Cottonwood Island Nature Park

    River Rd, Prince George, BC, CA, V2L 5S8

    Cottonwood Island Nature Park is a large park at the northeast point of Downtown Prince George where the Nechako and Fraser Rivers meet. Enjoy the waterfront walking trails, and stop by the Central BC Railway and Forestry Museum at the park’s entrance.

  • Connaught Hill Park

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    Connaught Hill Park

    1112 Connaught Dr, Prince George, BC, CA, V2L 3X6

    Make one more stop before dinner at Connaught Hill Park. At this scenic park, you can enjoy panoramic views of Prince George.

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    Betulla Burning

    1253 3rd Ave, Prince George, BC, CA, V2L 3E6

    Enjoy a delicious dinner at Betulla Burning in Downtown Prince George. This pizzeria offers creative pizzas, pastas, salads and entrees and uses local ingredients whenever possible.

  • Grama’s Inn in Prince George

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    Grama’s Inn

    901 Central St W, Prince George, BC, CA, V2M 3C8

    After a long day of adventure, it’s time to enjoy a cozy stay at Grama’s Inn. This family-owned inn has been a Prince George staple for over 50 years! They offer a variety of updated and comfortable rooms with a retro charm.

  • Looking to explore more nurseries in Prince George? Twenty minutes northwest of Prince George you’ll find Hunniford Gardens, or to the south, Van Roode Greenhouses just outside of Buckhorn. Just a few minutes further south of Buckhorn you’ll also find Sunset Pines Greenhouse!