British Columbia Travel Guide
The unofficial BC Travel & Tourism Guide

Photo: Carla Funk
Bella Coola is consider a remote and pristine area of British Columiba's West Coast. There are basic amenities, shops, accommodations, a service station and health services. The artists and First Nations residents are a common part of the areas special spirited inspirations.

The area is a sought by naturalists, artists and photographers for its spectacular wildlife viewing and scenic landscape.

During summer months, BC Ferries operates a ferry between Port Hardy on Vancouver Island and Bella Coola.

Population: 2,500

Highlights:
Bella Coola Historic Museum
Pottery Studio
Several Churches
Eulachon Fishery
Thorsen Creek Petroglyphs
Big Cedar Tree Forest Recreation Site
Autumn Salmon Spawning
The Alexander Mackenzie Heritage Trail
Odegaard Falls and Nusatsum River - camping
Grizzly Bears

History:
Bella Coola is the traditional home of the First Nations, the Nuxalk Nation. The Thorsen Creek Petroglyphs include over 100 native rock paintings, which indicates that this area had been populated long before written records. It has also had a strong Norwegian heritage influence resulting from settlement in the area in the 1890ís.

Climate:
Summer average 20 degrees Celsius
Winter average -5 degrees Celsius

 

Bella Coola Accommodations

Bella Coola Cabin - John's Perch, Bob Anderson, Bella Coola

Bella Coola Cabin - John's Perch, Bob Anderson, Bella Coola

John's Perch - Cabin & Loft Apt. This mountain cabin is fully equipped and "perched" on the edge of a plateau overlooking the Nusatsum valley, Bella Coola Valley, Saloompt Peak AND the Thunder Mountain range. You have 75 acres of forest to relax in. Town

» The Loft Apartment from: $ 65.00 per night
» John's Cabin from: $ 145.00 per night
» more ...
Hagensborg, V0T 1H0, Salloompt Rd
Ph. 250-957-8440

(Accommodations, Cabin - Log Cabin - Cottage, Vacation Rentals | Adventures/Outdoors/Sports, Hiking, Nature Walks, Wildlife)

Bella Coola Things to Do

Bella Coola Cabin - John's Perch, Bob Anderson, Bella Coola

Bella Coola Cabin - John's Perch, Bob Anderson, Bella Coola

John's Perch - Cabin & Loft Apt. This mountain cabin is fully equipped and "perched" on the edge of a plateau overlooking the Nusatsum valley, Bella Coola Valley, Saloompt Peak AND the Thunder Mountain range. You have 75 acres of forest to relax in. Town

» The Loft Apartment from: $ 65.00 per night
» John's Cabin from: $ 145.00 per night
» more ...
Hagensborg, V0T 1H0, Salloompt Rd
Ph. 250-957-8440

(Accommodations, Cabin - Log Cabin - Cottage, Vacation Rentals | Adventures/Outdoors/Sports, Hiking, Nature Walks, Wildlife)