McBride (Village) / Holmes River / Rider
    

Phone : (250) 569-2229
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McBride, BC (Nearby: Lamming Mills, Eddy, Dunster, Croydon, Crescent Spur)

  • Holmes River
  • McBride
  • Rider

100 Robson Centre
McBride, British Columbia
V0J 2E0


British Columbia Tourism Region : Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

Description From Owner:
  • Holmes River - After A.W. Holmes, provincial forest ranger, who died in the 1920s.
  • McBride - Began as one of the stations of the newly constructed Grand Trunk Pacific Railway (now part of the CNR).
  • Named after Sir Richard McBride (1870-1917), who in 1903, at the age of thirty-three, became the youngest premier in the history of British Columbia.
  • Knighted in 1912, McBride resigned as premier in 1915 and became the province's agent-general in London, where he died two years later. 'Dicky' McBride was a courtly, warm, outgoing person full of energy and ambitions for his province.
  • Rider - This CNR station was named after Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925), a popular novelist who travelled along this line in 1916 when it was the old GTPR. Note also MOUNT RIDER and HAGGARD GLACIER in this area.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.


Rider

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Attractions:
Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Horseshoe Lake, 2km
  • McBride Peak, 6km
  • Mount Teare, 6km
  • Mount Monroe, 10km
  • Little Bell Mountain, 11km
  • Big Bell Mountain, 13km
  • The Beaver, 14km
  • The Arrowhead, 15km
  • The Silver Horn, 16km
  • Mount Renshaw, 24km
  • Lakeview Peak, 17km
  • Ozalenka Peak, 19km
  • Ozalenka Lake, 21km
  • Mount Pauline, 31km
  • Mount Quanstrom, 41km
  • Mount Rider, 34km
  • Loren Lake, 31km
  • Cariboo Mountains, 43km
  • Chalco Mountain, 28km
  • Mount Halvorson, 28km
  • Mount Lunn, 39km
  • Mount Pierrway, 48km
  • Perseverance Mountain, 32km
  • Mount Bagg, 42km
  • Mount Jobe, 43km
  • Forgetmenot Mountain, 47km
  • Graham Lake, 45km
  • Russellmeadow Lake, 36km
  • Idol Peak, 53km
  • Mount Winder, 52km
  • Mount Morkill, 48km
  • Mount Hogg, 57km
  • Roberts Peak, 46km
  • Intersection Mountain, 56km
  • Mount Goodall, 59km
  • Christian Lake, 53km
  • Mount Holmes, 36km
  • La Salle Lakes, 40km
  • Mount Talbot, 46km
  • Mount Beaman, 60km
  • Mount Forget, 49km
  • Wallop Mountain, 58km
  • Bastille Mountain, 64km
  • Mount Buchanan, 65km
  • Mount Côté, 65km
  • Mount Richard Bennett, 58km
  • Mount Aves, 67km
  • Jackpine Mountain, 41km
  • Wallbridge Mountain, 67km
  • Mount Sir John Abbott, 60km