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Blue River BC is approximately half way between Vancouver and Edmonton and is 230 km (144 mi.) north of Kamloops in the North Thompson River Valley.

Surrounded by Monashee Mountains and the Cariboo Mountains, this small community is situated in an area of rivers, lakes streams and forests. There is helicopter skiing here in winter that draws enthusiasts from around the world. Golfing, hiking, trail riding, whitewater rafting, boating, fishing and hunting are all popular with visitors here. As well as skiing there is dog-sledding and snow-shoeing in winter.

Blue River accommodations include a resort and chalets, motels and inns.

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Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing Resort
Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing Resort
1 Harwood Drive
Blue River
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Located on the shores of Eleanor Lake, this resort features handcrafted log chalets. Each accommodation at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing Resort features free Wi-Fi, a satellite TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. Blue River Airport is just 3 minutes’ drive via the Yellowhead Highway from this resort. Kamloops, British Columbia is 232 km southwest of this accommodation.
Blue River Campground & RV Park RV/Camping Blue River Highway 5 and Murtle Lake Road
Glacier Mountain Lodge Hotel Blue River 869 Shell Road

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