Surrounded by pristine beauty unique to this part of Canada, the friendly village of Granisle was originally built on the shores of Babine Lake to accommodate miners from the copper mine. Granisle sits on the shores of Babine Lake in the Northern Interior of B.C., Canada, and is 49km on paved road north of Topley, off Hwy 16 on Hwy 118, about a 147 km northeast of Smithers, BC.
Babine LakeGranisle | Natural Settings | Outdoor Activities |
BC’s longest natural lake 177 kilometers long, Babine Lake offers prime fishing, boating plus providing a perfect setting for all manner of water sports.
First Nation Petroglyphs & Indianhead RockGranisle | Aboriginal Attractions | Natural Settings |
The First Nations’ petroglyphs (Indian rock face carvings) are on the cliffs at Babine Lake, almost directly opposite the Pinkut Creek spawning channel.
Fulton River Spawning ChannelsGranisle | Unique Sites |
Fulton River has the world’s largest manmade spawning channels, and from late summer to early fall the water blushes with spawning salmon – delighting all salmon-lovers, including bears, eagles...
Granisle Museum & Visitor CentreGranisle | Museums |
The visitor centre sits at the entrance of our beautiful village and is open from mid May to September 7 days a week 9:00am to 5:00pm. The visitor centre is also home to the Granisle Museum...
Granisle Walking Parks & TrailsGranisle | Natural Settings | Outdoor Activities |
There are three parks in Granisle:
- Copperview Park
- Granisle Memorial Park
- Chapman Park
Millionaire’s PoolGranisle | Natural Settings | Outdoor Activities |
It got its name when a gentlemen working at the fisheries many years ago use to bring wealthy Americans up to fish in the area, there was always an abundance of fish in the pool. ...
Old Fort Babine Historic SiteGranisle | Historic Sites |
Old Fort Babine is a village inhabited by Lake Babine First Nation people on the north side of Babine Lake near Granisle. Old Fort is very isolated the only way to get to it is by boat or...
Red Bluff Provincial ParkGranisle | Natural Settings | Outdoor Activities |
The name comes from the red cliffs seen from Babine Lake.