Old Hazelton British Columbia



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Old Hazelton Historic Village, BC


Old Hazelton has a Trading Post, Cafe, Barber Shop and other historic buildings.

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Hazelton
60 km west of Smithers, BC along Highway 16 are the three Hazeltons. Old Hazelton, New Hazelton and South Hazelton, with an area population of about 6,000 people.

Old Hazelton is located about 7km north of New Hazleton. Getting to the Old Hazelton Historic Village, you will cross the Bulkley River Canyon on the Hagwilget Bridge. This bridge was built in 1930 and is one of the last single-lane bridges built. It is 262 feet above the river.

The area around Old Hazelton has been home of the Gitksan and Wet'suewe'ten First Nations people for hundreds of years. The region includes Kispiox Valley and Two Mile plus the FIrst Nation Villages of Glen Vowel, Kispiox, Gitanmaax and Hagwilget. When taking a Totem Pole tour of the area, you can see over 50 traditional toem poles.

Hazelton is 446 km west of Prince George, BC.

Hazelton, British Columbia