Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Stewart offers a full range of accommodations to visitors from hotel and motel accommodations, and Recreational vehicle Campground,

Stewart has a hospital, vehicle service and repairs, shops, restaurants, laundromat and post office. (Click here for complete listing of business services).

Are you visiting Stewart? Regardless of your age and interests, you'll find plenty to see and do in our town and area. If you are looking for a beautiful destination with fishing, wildlife, hiking and breathtaking scenery, Stewart welcomes you!

Check out this link regarding to assist you with planning your trip to beautiful Stewart:  Highway 37-Stewart Cassiar Scenic Route

Things to Do

Do you enjoy fishing?
Stewart boasts fishing charter businesses. If you arrive with your boat, docks are available to launch your boat. Some folks have been known to fish from their canoe. Don't forget your fishing licenses!

Golf Anyone?
Set against the spectacular backdrop of Mt. Rainey, visitors to Stewart's Mt. Rainey Golf Facility will enjoy a unique, fun and FREE golf experience on our Par 3, Driving Range and Putting Course (the only golf facility within 300km). The facility is open daily June through August. Clubs and balls supplied if you didn't bring yours. For more information please visit this website: www.90degreerule.com

Just a thought: If you would like to support the Mt. Rainey Golf Facility, donations can be dropped off at the District of Stewart Municipal Office located at 705 Brightwell Street.

How do you like Bears?
A bear viewing platform is available in Hyder, Alaska. Pass from Stewart to Hyder and travel out to see the bears. This is always a wonderful sight as bears ignore the tourists and concentrate on catching and enjoying the salmon as they travel upstream.

Heli-tours can be arranged!
There are helicopter companies that are based in Stewart that offer tours and can be contacted directly to make arrangements.

Just take a look at these breathtaking photographs taken by Steve Marley (displayed with his permission) during his helicopter tour:

Glacier Sights
You will be able to see the Bear Glacier from highway 37a on the drive in to Stewart.
Another spectacular sight is the Salmon Glacier which is a 37km (23 mile) drive from Stewart - past Hyder & beyond the Bear viewing platform.

Activities for all seasons!

Winter Activities

  • Ice Hockey
  • Figure Skating
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Curling
  • Indoor Badminton
  • Indoor Floor Hockey
  • Ocean Fishing
  • Youth Centre Snow Days
  • Heli-Skiing
  • Ice Fishing at Meziadin Lake

Many deep-powder enthusiasts return to Stewart year after year for one purpose only – to board a helicopter and make fresh tracks in Stewart's endless mountain terrain. Heli-skiing provides an incredible mountain adventure for intermediate to advanced skiers. 

Stewart's dense coastal snowpack and easily accessible, wide open, uncrowded landscape make it a prime snowmobiling location in Northern British Columbia. The incredible amount of snowfall the region receives from mid-November to mid-March ensures a long, sometimes even year round, snowmobiling season.

Summer Activities

  • Hiking
  • Driving Range
  • Summer Youth Programs
  • Indoor Badminton
  • Floor Hockey
  • Fishing
  • Baseball
  • Hunting (don't forget your Hunting License available at Brand New Video, and Service BC)
  • Tennis

Events & Attractions

Check out our Events & Attractions and see what we have to offer! 

A Public Health Approach to Non-Medical Cannabis

POSTED: September 21, 2018 | Mayors Blog

As District of Stewart Council will adopt few by-laws at the coming meeting, I want to share with citizens the letter from the Northern Health. I feel that this is a very important matter for many people, living in Stewart and Council should consider Health Authorities recommendations.

Multiple sectors of society, and all levels of government, have roles to play in a comprehensive public health approach to cannabis legalization. Local governments, in particular, can adopt regulations aimed at reducing youth exposure to non-medical cannabis, high-risk use in general (e.g., heavy or frequent use, use with other substances), and unwanted exposure to second-hand cannabis smoke and vapour. Local governments can also support increasing public knowledge and awareness, to support risk reduction and destigmatization, without normalization or promotion. Local U]dS`\[S\bal Xc`WaRWQbW]\ W\ h]\W\U' ZO\R caS' PcaW\Saa ZWQS\aW\U' PcWZRW\U Q]RSa' \cWaO\QS by-laws, and enforcement, as well as their ability to advocate to higher levels of government, can all be leveraged to promote a public health approach to cannabis.4 Some specific areas of best practice5 where local governments can support a public health approach include: 

A Public Health Approach to Non-Medical Cannabis

POSTED: September 21, 2018 | Mayors Blog

As District of Stewart Council will adopt few by-laws at the coming meeting, I want to share with citizens the letter from the Northern Health. I feel that this is a very important matter for many people, living in Stewart and Council should consider Health Authorities recommendations.

Multiple sectors of society, and all levels of government, have roles to play in a comprehensive public health approach to cannabis legalization. Local governments, in particular, can adopt regulations aimed at reducing youth exposure to non-medical cannabis, high-risk use in general (e.g., heavy or frequent use, use with other substances), and unwanted exposure to second-hand cannabis smoke and vapour. Local governments can also support increasing public knowledge and awareness, to support risk reduction and destigmatization, without normalization or promotion. Local U]dS`\[S\bal Xc`WaRWQbW]\ W\ h]\W\U' ZO\R caS' PcaW\Saa ZWQS\aW\U' PcWZRW\U Q]RSa' \cWaO\QS by-laws, and enforcement, as well as their ability to advocate to higher levels of government, can all be leveraged to promote a public health approach to cannabis.4 Some specific areas of best practice5 where local governments can support a public health approach include: 

Stewart - the Best Town for Nature Lovers

POSTED: July 7, 2014 | Kids Blog

If you enjoy fresh air, hiking and wild life photography, see why this Bear Valley School student thinks you'll love Stewart!  => read essay

STEWART HAS THE BEST SOIL FOR GARDENING

POSTED: March 3, 2014 | Kids Blog

Read this essay from Lane Hyslop to understand why the soil in Stewart is great for gardeners!

Notice from BC Hydro:  Wildfire Assistance

POSTED: August 21, 2018

Please see the attached notice from BC Hydro with information for customers affected by the wildfires.

Provincial State of Emergency Declared

POSTED: August 15, 2018

Please see the News Release from the Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General-Emergency Management BC regarding the Province's response to the ongoing wildfire situation.

Notice of Road Closure

POSTED: August 10, 2018

Please see the attached Public Notice Bulletin regarding the closure of the section of road between 1st Avenue and the south entrance to the Dike Road.

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: February 21, 2018

Take a look at this Auto Tour video produced in conjunction with Destination BC, Kermode Tourism, and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine-displaying spectacular views of scenery near Hazelton, New Hazelton, the Nass Valley and Stewart, with Dr. Joseph Gosnell narrating:  www.stewartcassiarhighway.com 

Salmon Glacier Auto Tour Brochure

POSTED: February 21, 2018

Here is an excellent resource to accompany you on your travel to visit the spectacular Salmon Glacier - Auto Tour Brochure

BC Hydro Installation of Bird Guarding at Stewart Substation

POSTED: January 8, 2018

Please see the attached information regarding BC Hydro's recent installation of Bird Guarding at the Stewart Substation