McBride, British Columbia

Phone number in McBride: 250-569-7545
Mailing address: Box 3, McBride BC V0J 2E0
Email jim@jimswanson.ca

Distances from McBride

Tête Jaune Cache – 64 km
Mount Robson – 80
Valemount – 85
Jasper – 167
Prince George – 209
Kamloops – 404
Banff – 450
Hudson’s Hope -575
Calgary – 707
Fernie – 744
Vancouver – 754
Victoria – 850
Seattle – 870
Portland – 1,144
Baltimore – 4,300

Directions to Swansons’ place on Red Tail Road near McBride

First get yourself to McBride

View McBride – Red Tail Road on a larger map

Starting from Highway 16 at McBride:

  1. Head northwest on HWY 16, towards Prince George.
  2. After about 2 km you’ll see this sign.
    Watch for wildlife
    Take the next right, at Museum Road. If you go over the railway overpass, you’ve gone too far.
  3. Go 5 metres.
  4. Turn left to stay on Museum Road (parallel to the highway)
  5. Go 0.6 km.
  6. Turn right at Red Tail Road. If you start to go down a hill while still on Museum Road, you’ve gone too far.
  7. Go 1 km (0.6 mile) on the gravel road.
  8. At the white house, veer to the right towards the house with the tin roof — that’s us.
  9. Total: 4 km – 10 minutes by car, 20 minutes by bike, 45 minutes by shank’s mare.

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