Surrounded by mountains on the east and west, the Blue River proves to be a wonder destination for the tourists. The valley and creeks dividing the two mountain ranges has a population of approximately 425 people. It is situated in the Columbia Mountain System known as North Thompson River Valley which is flanked by Monashee Mountains on the east and Cariboo mountains on the west. The community of Blue River resides 681 meters above sea level. You can find this place between Vancouver and Edmonton. Great excitements always await you here. Rivers, streams and forests create that special charm of this place. Many interesting and adventurous outdoor activities are there to do. This part of Canada is thriving on the tourism industry and forestry.
Both winter and summer are favorable time for visiting this place. Tourists from across the globe turn toward this stunning valley to enjoy those exciting activities likes rafting, skiing, boating, hiking and biking. Mike Wiegele's Helicopter Skiing is a business that became very successful which incorporates lodge and many chalets for the visitors.
A nice combination of tradition and modernization pervades the entire Blue River. As for the entertainment, one can resort to many outdoor activities like mountain biking on the miles long trails. North Thompson River is perfect for water rafting. Blue River is also a paradise for skiers. And Eleanor lake right in the center of town offers wonderful opportunities of swimming, fishing in summer and cross-country skiing in winter.