Sterling Mountain Trail (Terrace)


  • Rec Site #:REC168804
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:0
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Toilets
  • Site Description:16.5 km of snowmobiling trails that lead into the alpine areas of the Sterling Mountain range. Excellent views of the surrounding ranges and the Nass Valley from alpine areas. The first portion of the trail is packed and maintained by the Skeena Valley Snowmobile Association (SVSA), who also maintain the day cabins at Jacks Lake and Sterling Lake. Both cabins have sign in/sign out books; please use them. Note: All motorized activities are restricted from July 1 to October 31 each year. Note: Sections of the trail system are located within the Nisga�a Memorial Lava Beds Provincial Park and special rules apply. Stay within the designated snowmobiling area (Natural Environment Zone, indicated by signage). The portions of trail outside the park, the JAcks Lake cabin and the parking area are maintained under a partnership agreement with the SVSA.

  • Driving Directions:Drive 67 km north of Terrace along the Nisga'a Highway to the Meadow Creek Forestry Road (located just north of the Hadenchild Creek bridge). A parking area is located adjacent tothe highway if access road is not plowed. Turn right and follow the Meadow Creek road for 8 km. Road access from the Nisga'a Highway to trailhead is dependent upon snow conditions. Note: Parking along the Nisga�a Highway is permitted on the east side only.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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