The Gillam Canadian Ranger patrol opened January 2002. Gold River also serves as an historic land mark, being the closest village to the famous Yuquot, or "Friendly Cove", where British explorer Captain James Cook first set ashore.Top of Page Gold River's community originally centered around logging and the pulp and paper industries. The Gold River Canadian Ranger patrol opened in March of 1992 and supports a Junior Canadian Ranger patrol.
Fort Chipewyan commonly known as “Fort Chip” shares the distinction with Fort Vermilion of being the oldest European settlement in Alberta.
There are no all season roads to service the community at Fort Chipewyan.
The 4th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group is responsible for Canada’s four Western provinces.
Its patrols are located throughout the sparsely populated northern and isolated areas of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
The 100 Mile House Canadian Ranger patrol opened in March of 1993.
Bella Coola is at western extremity of the Bella Coola Valley.
Bella Coola usually refers to the entire valley, encompassing the settlements of Bella Coola proper, Lower Bella Coola, Hagensborg, Saloompt, Nusatsum, Firvale and Stuie.
Located 100 km inland up the Burke Channel and the North Bentinck Arm of the Pacific Ocean, getting to Bella Coola is an adventure travelling Highway 20 from Williams.
The Fort Nelson Canadian Ranger patrol opened in April of 2009.