There are discoveries to be made during your visit to Kitimat. Plan a trip on the water – there are a number of guides that can take you out for fishing and wildlife viewing. Take a walk along Kitimat’s network of walkways and arrive at Coghlin Park for a view of the Pacific Ocean’s Douglas Channel.

Have a look around City Centre and the varied shopping in Kitimat’s downtown core, or enjoy Kitimat’s diverse recreational facilities. Drive down to Kitimat’s large sitka spruce then over the bridge to Radley Park campground. There are also a number of access points to Kitimat River for some beautiful views and excellent river fishing.

Things to do in Kitimat

  • Kitimat Museum – visit the museum for community arts, heritage and culture.
  • Hirsch Creek Golf & Winter Club – play the exciting championship 18 hole golf course.
  • The Giant Sitka Spruce – the famous giant sitka spruce near the Kitimat River is a “must see” attraction.
  • Kitamaat Village – home to today’s Haisla population who represent a mix of coastal Tsimshian and Kwakiutl first nations. The village has lots to see and do and is open year round to visitors.
  • Hiking – hike or nature walk could also be included on any of Kitimat’s surrounding terrain.
  • Kitimat River Fish Hatchery – is operated by the Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans.


For more information, visit Tourism Kitimat.