Discover Prince George, BC

A thriving center for industry, culture, and transportation

Meet the City

Prince George is a thriving center for industry, culture, and transportation. It is located at the confluence of two major waterways, the Fraser and Nechako Rivers, and it is also the junction of two of the province’s main road arteries, Hwy 16 and Hwy 97. From here, it is north to Alaska, west to the Pacific Ocean, south and east to other parts of Canada and North America. It is the hub of the province, and a city that is rich in history and culture.

Services and Industry

Prince George is the main manufacturing, service, and business hub for Northern and Central BC.

CN rail, the only transcontinental railway in North America, operates a distribution center in Prince George. Connecting three coasts, the Atlantic, Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico, CN rail’s 20,000-mile network spans Canada and Mid-America, accessing every major urban market in North America. Additionally, the CN intermodal terminal in Prince George connects Northern BC by rail, trucks, and vessels to reach various destinations across the US and Canada.

An international airport services Prince George and travellers from all over the world stop or connect here. Major airline carriers include Westjet and Air Canada.

Prince George is home to the University of Northern BC, CNC community college, and multiple secondary and primary schools. The University Hospital of Northern British Columbia (UHNBC) is the largest acute care facility in the region, and provides specialized health services. BC Cancer Centre for the North is also located here.

Things to Do and Places to See

This city is surrounded by northern boreal forests, expansive landscapes, and bounded by mountains to the east and west. Adventure calls. Opportunity thrives. Prince George boasts world class outdoor and indoor recreation opportunities, shopping, theater, and art galleries. Modern venues attract business conventions, world class entertainment, and sporting events, trade shows, and so much more.

Things to do in Prince George

Visit the websites below to discover the beauty and opportunities Prince George has to offer.