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Thornhill Mtn Tr

Thornhill Mtn Tr (Terrace)

Mountain BikingHiking


Site Closed.
Flood damage has washed out the access road to the Thornhill Mountain trailhead; however, the trail is still open. Packhorse Trail and Lickbike trail are closed to all users due to a compromised bridge.


  • Rec Site #:REC0585
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:0
  • Access:Road
    Road
  • Facilities:None
  • Site Operator:TERRACE OFF ROAD CYCLING ASSOCIATION
  • Site Description:Hiking Trail: A moderate hike that follows an old mining trail for 6.7 km to alpine and the old forestry lookout. Once into alpine there are panoramic views of the Skeena and Kitimat Valleys. The original Forest Service Lookout at the summit was rebuilt in 2012 as a BCFS centenary project. Bike Trails (Lickbike / Packhorse): These 2 multi-use trails are part of the original Thornhill Mountain trail and are primarily used by mountain bikes as single track downhill riding. Please be aware of other users on the trail.

  • Driving Directions:From the 4 way stop junction of Highway 16 E. and Highway 37, drive 1/2 km. east on Highway 16. Drive 6 km. along Old Lakelse Lake Road. 800 m. past the Thornhill Landfill turn left onto the Copper Mountain road. Follow the Copper Mountain road for approx. 2.3 km. to the trailhead. The road continues up to communications towers on Thornhill Mountain. To access the lower trailhead, park in the parking area and take the old road to the left when entering the trees. Follow the road for approx. 100m. to the trailhead. To access the upper trailhead take the right hand road (Copper Mountain road) for approx. 2.0 km. to the pullout located by the Hydro right of way (if you reach the hiking trail you have gone too far).

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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