Population: 3,200 Average real estate: $163,567

Why Houston, BC

This picture-perfect community in the Bulkley Valley is an angler’s paradise located in the northern interior of BC, between Prince George and Prince Rupert,

The area surrounding Houston is renowned for its many ultra-clean lakes and rivers, including the Morice and Bulkley River systems, which offer world-class fishing and watersports. Houston is also known as “The Steelhead Capital of Canada” and the area’s wealth of pristine and pure waterways are teeming with spring and coho salmon, rainbow and cutthroat trout, Dolly Varden, burbot and char.

The region’s unparalleled fishing, natural beauty, crisp mountain air and endless evergreen forests draw visitors from around the globe to this northern BC beauty.

Houston’s thriving eco-tourism industry complements the area’s economic mainstays of forestry and mining.  

Houston residents enjoy a relaxed pace of life and omnipresent access to the area’s truly great outdoors. In addition to phenomenal fishing and watersports, local leisure time often includes hiking, hunting, off-roading, rock climbing, camping, skiing and snowmobiling.

With an abundance of natural beauty and freshwater fishing that is truly second to none, it’s no surprise that visitors to Houston often get hooked.

For more information on the area go to http://www.houston.ca