Valemount, B.C. is the perfect location for students that prefer to study while embracing a friendly, laid-back, outdoor oriented lifestyle. Situated between 3 mountain ranges and 40 km from Mount Robson- the tallest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, there are no shortages of mountain views.
Valemount is an entrepreneurial gem with seasonal festivals that attract a great number of visitors. Experience the Winter Festival that includes Dog Sledding, Skating, Hockey, Arts and Crafts and Valemountain Days that showcases our forestry heritage.
Outdoor recreationalists rejoice. Mount Robson Provincial Park and Jasper National Park are all within an hours’ drive. Living here means nature is at your doorstep with the Starratt Wildlife Sanctuary a 10 minute walk from downtown. Our local mountain bike park is garnering a lot of attention in the downhill biking world but let’s not forget about the beautiful cross country trails we also have here.
In the winter, snowmobiling is a popular activity for our area. Over the years Valemount has been voted as Best in Canada in a variety of different categories. Along with snowmobiling and mountain biking, we also have access to hiking, canoeing, rafting, paddleboarding, motorboating, skiing, snowshoeing, birdwatching, cross-country skiing, yoga, dogsledding, and an endless list of activities.
The Village of Valemount is conveniently located 290 km Northeast of Prince George BC, 320 km North of Kamloops BC, and 488 Km West of Edmonton, Alberta. Jasper National Park is 125 Km to the East. Our location ensures mild winters with lots of snow, while we often receive beautiful sunny summers. Winter temperature average daily highs are -6.7 degrees Celsius. Summer temperature average daily highs are 24 degrees Celsius.