This section provides information for Peace Region residents, Aboriginal groups, communities and property owners.
The Site C viewpoint is now open on the north bank of the Peace River above the dam site. This viewpoint gives visitors an opportunity to watch Site C construction activities from a safe distance. It includes the following features:
The viewpoint is located immediately west of the City of Fort St. John, on the south side of Highway 97.
Visitors can access the viewpoint by driving south on 269 Road, past the Peace River Regional District landfill. Approximately 500 metres south of the landfill, turn right to access the viewpoint. The turnoff will be marked with a large sign.
The Site C viewpoint is open year-round, weather-dependent, generally from dawn to dusk. Please see hours of operation below, which are subject to change. It is for day-use only and parking or camping overnight is prohibited.
Access to the viewpoint is controlled by a gate that will be locked overnight.
*Please note that the viewpoint may close temporarily when there is a significant snowfall.
BC Hydro reminds visitors to follow these general tips for keeping safe at our recreation sites:
If you have questions or concerns about the Site C viewpoint, please contact the project using the information below. Please dial 911 in case of emergency.