Considering a move to Fort Nelson or recently relocated? Welcome!

Fort Nelson is British Columbia's best-kept secret. Our unique northern community provides us with diverse choices and ample opportunities for employment, education, recreation, housing, health, and wellness.

With recreation at our doorstep, affordable living and big city amenities all in a small, friendly town, consider Fort Nelson to spend less time commuting, less money on housing, and more time living!

Opportunities abound to make Fort Nelson home. Whether you are here to enjoy the vast wilderness of the region, experience the quieter side of life in retirement, explore the storied history of the Alaska Highway, or build a business or career in our vibrant and growing economy; we are sure you will find our community a great fit. 


Looking for a new home? Contact Royal LePage Fort Nelson Realty, Northern Homes Real Estate or Century 21 Energy Realty today to begin your adventure where the Alaska Highway is your main street.


Fort Nelson offers a variety of quality healthcare services including physiotherapy, counselling and dental care. Please visit the Health Services page for more information.


Thinking about your child's education? Several options are available at SD81 for elementary, high school and post-secondary education.


“Opportunity at its Peak!” is our slogan, and it is very appropriate.

The Northern Rockies boasts many parks, campgrounds and outdoor recreation opportunities. The Northern Rockies Regional Recreation Centre offers yoga classes, swimming lessons and much more. Details can be found on the Recreation page.


Wanting to set up high-speed internet to your home? Contact Northwestel, Xplore, Starlink for all your internet, telephone and cable television needs.

Natural gas is supplied through FortisBC and electricity by BC Hydro.