What to See and Do



Clements Lake

Photo credit: Michael Pinkus

Clements Lake (AKA Bear Lake) is a favourite local swimming hole! Located approximately 13 km from Stewart, Clements Lake is popular for kayaking, camping, swimming and picnicking. 

Salmon Glacier Tours


~ Road to the Salmon Glacier Viewpoint is closed for the season. Reopening in June, 2024 (weather dependent) ~


Self Guided Auto Tour

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. 


Whitecap to Icecap Adventures Tour Bus

~ Please note the departure time has changed from 2pm to 1pm daily. ~

Join the Whitecap to Icecap Adventures tour bus for a round trip up to see Salmon Glacier. Daily departures at 1pm by the Visitor Centre. $100 per person (17 years old or under - FREE!). Wheelchair accessible. Availability on first come first serve basis. For more information, please call 778-794-9929 or email wtcap2iccap@icloud.com