Explore recreational activities, local attractions, and things to do in Valemount, BC this summer.
Let the Mountains Move You in Summer
Summer in Valemount is packed with unique adventures. Heli-hiking and Cat-skiing are great ways to explore our mountains in summer and winter. There’s more adventure for you as you white-water raft down the mighty Fraser River in the shadow of the magnificent Mount Robson.
Whether you’re more at home in a canoe, a kayak or a motorboat, there are plenty of lakes, creeks and rivers here. There are more fishing holes in this area than you could ever experience in a single visit. Get up close to the wild and spend your day riding the rapids on the mighty Fraser River.
Camp in Valemount and rekindle your love of nature in our backyard. Brilliant sunsets give way to mystic twilights as you ready the campfire for the night.
When boating, watch for floating logs and other debris
When camping on the Berg Lake trail in Mount Robson you must register at the Mount Robson Visitor Centre before you go
Bring insect repellent and be aware that ticks come out in early spring
Give wildlife space, and never feed wildlife. Even if it doesn’t appear dangerous, it could be in the right circumstances.
Safely store your food and dispose of garbage in bear-proof garbage receptacles provided on site, be bear smart.
Dogs must be leashed and controlled in area campgrounds
When to Go
Have fun camping in Valemount from May to October
River fishing is best right after run-off clears in late spring, while area lakes are excellent year round. Check with the Valemount Visitor Centre to find out which fish are protected and in which season
View the Chinook salmon run in late August or early September
Find excellent birding opportunities in April, May and June