Planning

PLANNING


FUN FACT

Hyder

Stewart, BC borders Hyder, Alaska, which has a population of less than one hundred people. Stewart and Hyder may be in two different countries, but they work together as one community.

Know Before You Go

Credit: Camus Photography

 

Stewart, known as Canada’s most Northerly ice-free port, is situated across from Alaska's Misty Fiords National Park and at the end of the Portland Canal. Stewart is surrounded by beautiful landscape and wildlife. On this page you will find helpful information and resources to help you plan a safe and fun trip, and keep you informed while on the road. 

While driving to Stewart, please be mindful that some areas are remote with communities further apart and often without cell phone receptions. Please ensure you fuel up, frequently check DriveBC for updates on road conditions and closures, and plan ahead!

Current travel updates and resources

Covid-19 Information

Province of British Columbia- Province-Wide restrictions

Travelling to Canada 

Government of Canada- Travel and Tourism

Road Conditions

DriveBC

TranBC

Information line: 1-800-550-4997

For real time updates, go to DriveBC twitter: @DriveBC

Weather Conditions

Government of Canada- Weather

Weather Information and Alerts

Emergency Information

EmergencyInfoBC 

Twitter: @emergencyinfobc

Additional Resources

For more information about travelling in BC, visit Destination BC Know Before You Go.

Travelling in Winter

Winter Driving

Designated Winter Tire & Chain Routes

TranBC- Shift into Winter

Emergency Kit for Your Car

Avalanche Safety Program

Be sure to check TranBC for current travel advisories and DriveBC for most up-to-date road conditions and closures.

Wildlife Resources

Be Bear Smart

BC Parks- Staying Safe in Bear Country

WildSafe BC