Ancient Forest

Description

Located about 115 km east of PG on H16.  Although only opened in 2006, this easy 2.5 km trail, through an ancient stand of very large and very old red cedar within the Interior Wetbelt Forest, has become a favourite destination for both local and foreign visitors.  It offers a spiritual experience along with numerous interpretive signs.  Besides red cedar up to 5 metres in diameter and perhaps 2000 years old, there is a variety of other vegetation to see plus a beautiful waterfall.  It is suitable for people of all ages.

Some even visit the forest in winter on snowshoes. The parking lot has interpretive signs, picnic tables and a toilet. A universal boardwalk makes the Ancient Forest accessible for those with physical handicaps

Trail Info
Distance:
About 2 km but side trails add about 400 m
Duration:
1-3 hours
Difficulty:
Easy
Elevation Gain:
105 m
Trail Type:
Loop
Trail Conditions

Good, but if wet there may be slippery spots. People have done the trail in sandals but good walking shoes are recommended

Directions

From Prince George travel east on Highway 16 for approximately 115 km till you reach the Ancient Forest / Chun T’oh Whudujut Provincial Park sign and turn right to enter the parking lot.