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    Great Family Retreat or Hunter’s Paradise . . . They Both Fit.

    Bulkley Nechako Listing No. 20076

    Off the grid ... 460 private acres along the beautiful Telkwa River near Smithers. Several cabins and a large barn allow for sleepovers for lots of friends and family. Large game is frequently present both summer and winter.


    463 acres ~ 2 titles

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    Two separate titles with a common border. The lower acreage borders the Telkwa River and has undisturbed woodlands going right to the river which meanders for 6,000+ ft forming the southern boundary of the property. There are sandy beaches and beautiful stands of evergreen intermingled with deciduous patches all along the river. There is probably 40 acres or so in this area that is quite level and probably subject to intermittent flooding, however it is just like a park. The upper 320 acres has 2 main cabins and one smaller one along with a large (40' x 80') useable barn and 4 outhouses. The cabins and barn are located well above the river elevation in a 50-acre clearing. There is good road access and cell service to the property. The property is visited regularly by moose, deer, bears and the occasional elk.


    Two titles with common border - 143 acres along the river and 320 acres in the uplands.


    Chapman Road approx.7 km southwest of the Village of Telkwa on Highway 16.


    From Vancouver take Highway 1 to Cache Creek and head north on Highway 97 to Prince George. From here head west to Smithers approx. 4 hours, just after crossing the bridge across the Bulkley River turn left on Tatlow Road and follow it for approx. 13 km and then turn right on Chapman Road and go along for 4.5 km then turn left down the driveway.

    Area Data

    Telkwa is a small community that lies in the Bulkley Valley along the Yellowhead Highway 16 in Northern British Columbia. The town is surrounded by a beautiful natural landscape, and has a rich history and culture. There are many provincial parks in the area where you can enjoy numerous outdoor activities including fishing and hiking.

    The Bulkley Valley and north to the Yukon border support an abundant and diverse population of wildlife. Certified guides offer world class wilderness adventures from hunting, trail rides, and angling excursions, to horseback expeditions, wildlife viewing and photo safaris. Moose inhabit willow-rich river valleys, and sub boreal timber areas. Grizzly and black bear are numerous throughout this area. In fall, the bears are found feeding in salmon streams. Stone sheep are also common in the northern region in the mountainous terrain of the Stikine and Cassiar Mountains. Additionally, mountain caribou can be found in the high alpine tundra and plateau country from Tweedsmuir Park to north of the 56th parallel.


    Trembling aspen, willow, fir, wild rose, pine . . . Great fall colours.


    Telkwa's spectacular natural setting offers extensive outdoor adventure and recreational opportunities. Whether you love to hike into an alpine lake, raft through white water rapids, ski down fresh powder slopes or battle the will of large steelhead.

    Telkwa has year-round wilderness adventures. Local sightseeing and adventure tour operators offer world-class hunting and sport fishing, hiking, canoeing, rafting, kayaking, bird watching and wilderness photography explorations. The adventures continue in the winter with phenomenal ice climbing; cross-country, backcountry and downhill skiing; snowmobiling, and snowshoeing.


    It was in 1906 that the valley's first European settlers put down stakes at a place that First Nations people referred to as "Where the Rivers Meet."

    The first town site in the area, Aldermere, was originally established on the bluff above the Bulkley River located on the Telegraph Trail system and a central restocking spot for prospectors following the call of the Gold Rush. As the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway began constructing the western section of their railway in 1907, many businesses and settlers began to move down the hill to the present site of Telkwa to be closer to the anticipated railway and an easier water supply.

    Today, over 100 years later, the community of Telkwa continues to be called home by its nearly 1,500 residents. An extensive walking trail system winds through the original town site of Aldermere and embraces Telkwa's parks and historical buildings, including the restored 1910 St. Stephen's Anglican Church and the Pioneer Museum. Many of Telkwa's historical buildings, including the library, remain as testaments to our past and can be seen with a self-guided walking tour.


    Please see mapping section - all boundaries are approximate.

    Map Reference

    54°39'44.81"N and 127° 9'34.90"W

    Investment Features

    Ideal hunting and recreational parcels for a few good friends or a family purchase.


    Cell service, non-potable water, some solar.


    Two rustic and cozy cabins, one smaller useable cabin, large barn, tool shed, generator shed, hot tub, four outhouses and several fire pits.

    Tax Details

    $2,721.00 (2019)


    Large Holdings Zone - (H2)


    Part N1/2, District Lot 221, Range 5, Coast Range 5 Land District
    PID 011-948-604

    Part S1/2, District Lot 221, Range 5, Coast Range 5 Land District, Except Plan 8713 10216 PRP14417
    PID 012-965-103

    Maps & Plans


    Maps & Plans

    Our property descriptions and geographical information are taken from the BC Assessment Authority, Land Titles Office, government maps and other sources. While LandQuest® does not guarantee the information, we believe it to be accurate, but should not be relied upon without verification. This communication is not intended to cause or induce breach of an existing agency agreement.