Plan your

Getting Here.

Most visitors enter Nisg̱a’a Lands from Terrace, British Columbia, Via Nisg̱a’a Highway 113. It is one of the most scenic drives on Canada’s Pacific coast. Once you arrive on Nisg̱a’a Lands, you can easily explore many fascinating and spectacular sights within a short walk from your car.

  1. T’ooyaksinm niin / Welcome
  2. Sit T’ax / Lava Lake
  3. Ksi Wil Ksi-Baxhal Mihl / Crater Creek
  4. Dihlaa Nii-Bazhl Aks Sbayt-Gan / Drowned Forest
  5. Ts’itksim Aks / Beaupre Falls
  6. Ts’itksim Ask / Vetter Falls
  7. Wilp T’aam Lax Sankw’ax / Visitor Centre
  8. Ksi Sii Aks / Tseax River
  9. Gitlax̱t’aamiks / Nisg̱a’a Village
  10. Hanii-yaga-ba’ansgum Boot / Boat Launch
  11. Wil Luu-galksi-mihl Gan / Tree Cast
  12. Gitwinksihlkw / Nisg̱a’a Village
  13. Anhluut’ukwsim Lax̱-mihl / Dedication Site
  14. High Isgqit / Hot Springs
  15. Lax̱g̱alts’ap / Nisg̱a’a Village
  16. Wilp-Adokshl Nisg̱a’a / Nisga’a Museum
  17. Lax Da’oots’ip / Fishery Bay
  18. Ging̱olx / Nisg̱a’a Village

Driving Distances

Terrace to Gitlax̱t’aamiks97 kms1.5 hours
Gitlax̱t’aamiks to Gitwinksihlkw12 kms15 minutes
Gitwinksihlkw to Lax̱g̱alts’ap39 kms40 minutes
Lax̱g̱alts’ap to Ging̱olx28 kms30 minutes
Terrace to Nisg̱a’a Museum150 kms2.5 hours

STAY AND            EAT.

Extend your visit and savour Nisg̱a’a hospitality.


Self-sufficient travellers will do well on Nisg̱a’a Lands. If you’re hoping for constant connectivity and unlimited access to global coffee shop chains, you might want to look elsewhere. Take a breath. Become aware. Open yourself to the possibilities.

We are a treaty First Nation developing and expanding our infrastructure, economy, and capacity. When planning a visit to Nisg̱a’a Lands please keep in mind both the possibilities and limitations of Nisg̱a’a communities.

Visit Respectfully

Come with an open mind and heart. We are a distinct, self-governing First Nation as well as proud British Columbians and Canadians. Part of the joy of visiting any foreign land is engaging with the local history and culture. We Nisga’a are renowned for our hospitality, curiosity, and friendliness. We hope your time with us awakens your spirit and that you leave enriched. Remember: we are all connected—everything and everyone.

Before travelling to Nisg̱a’a Lands, prepare yourself—you are entering our homeland.

While you’re visiting us, please:

  • Obey all posted signs
  • Do not fish or travel the backcountry without a permit from Nisg̱a’a Lisims Government
  • Wait to be invited before entering someone’s home or property
  • Ask for permission before taking pictures of people or pts’aan (totem poles)
  • Respect closures—please walk, hike, drive, park or camp only
    where permitted
  • Respect wildlife and keep a safe distance
  • Feel free to ask questions.

Pause To Reflect


Sustainable tourism involves reciprocity. Join us in protecting our mountains, forests, waters, wildlife, and heritage sites. While you’re here, we will rely on you to help us care for Nisg̱a’a Lands now and for future generations. By accepting our invitation and entering into this agreement, you will act as a guardian, helping to protect and preserve our home.

Please give voice to your intentions by reading the following aloud…

As a visitor to Nisg̱a’a Lands,
I will: Arrive with an
open mind & heart.

As a visitor to Nisg̱a’a Lands,
I will: Travel safely.

As a visitor to Nisg̱a’a Lands,
I will: Tread lightly.

As a visitor to Nisg̱a’a Lands,
I will: Show respect, kindness, and consideration for all.

T’ooyaḵsiy̓ n̓isim̓ (thank you).

We respect your good intentions and welcome you to Nisg̱a’a Lands.


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It is our honour and duty to act as stewards of Nisga’a Lands and culture. Just as entry and service fees are charged at most national parks and national historic sites in Canada (and around the world), the Nisga’a Nation charges an entry and service fee for visitors to Nisga’a Lands.

All revenues go toward supporting visitor services, facilities, trail maintenance, and amenities. Once you arrive on Nisga’a Lands, many attractions and activities are free of charge. Your visit to and support of Nisga’a Lands is an investment in a rich and enduring legacy for future generations.