Smithers has been developed to provide an atmosphere of an alpine town. A picture-postcard downtown nestled among flowery alpine meadows and glacier-carved mountains, make Smithers a popular year-round destination. Main Street offers restaurants, bookstores, craft shops, jewelry & sporting goods stores.
The Smithers area offers numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation, such as hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and dog-sledding. Licensed guides can help you plan a trip to some of the best fishing, hiking and hunting in the world. Two scenic golf courses are here, as well as nearby groomed slopes for skiiers of all levels.