What to See and Do




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.

Self Guided Auto Tour

~ At the moment, the Salmon Glacier Viewpoint is not accessible due to high level of snow on the ground- updated May 05, 2022 ~


Stop at our Visitors Centre and grab a copy of the Self Guided Auto Tour. This book is detailed with stops along your way up to the Salmon Glacier and is filled with history of all the sights you encounter.

Also available is PDF version for your tablet or cell phone.

For updates on Hyder, AK border restrictions, please visit our Border Information page.

Important things to know before you go:

  • Dusty conditions and narrow sections are common on the road going up to the Salmon Glacier Viewpoint. Be extremely cautious when slowing, stopping or meeting oncoming traffic.
  • Slow down when road is wet, snowy, muddy, or if visibility is reduced.
  • If driving conditions are poor, wait awhile for them to improve, or plan another activity in Stewart or Hyder.
  • Larger motorhomes and trailers are not recommended on this road.
  • Road is not maintained and could be closed at times due to active mining.
  • Due to high elevation and the amount of snowfall in the area during Winter, the road to the viewpoint might not be accessible until mid-June.