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Willow River, BC (Nearby: Giscome, Ferndale, Newlands, Carlson, Shelley)

  • Giscome

488 Railway Ave
Willow River, British Columbia
V0J 3C0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC

Description From Owner:
  • Giscome - After John Robert Giscome (c. 1832-1907).
  • In 1863, during a prospecting expedition to the Peace River country, Giscome and Harry McDame, another black West Indian, became the first non-Indians to use the Giscome Portage route from the Fraser River to Summit Lake.
  • (See Linda Eversole, 'John Robert Giscome, Jamaican Miner and Explorer,' British Columbia Historical News 18,3 [1985]:11-15.)
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Eaglet Lake, 6km
  • Nazul Lake, 10km
  • Mount Tabor, 18km
  • Bratko Lake, 23km
  • Tabor Lake, 20km
  • Averil Lake, 26km
  • Barney Lake, 27km
  • Rancheree Lake, 18km
  • Coyote Lake, 30km
  • Twin Lake, 28km
  • Elsie Lake, 27km
  • Frost Lake, 32km
  • Mount Bowron, 21km
  • Wilfs Lake, 28km
  • Aleza Lake, 20km
  • Lost Lake, 32km
  • Francis Lake, 35km
  • Tie Mill Lake, 31km
  • Huble Lake, 28km
  • Ste. Marie Lake, 36km
  • Opatcho Lake, 36km
  • Little Heart Lake, 31km
  • Otipemisiwak Lake, 37km
  • Cottonwood Lakes, 36km
  • Whitestone Lake, 37km
  • Haggith Lake, 27km
  • Buckhorn Lake, 36km
  • Fire Lake, 36km
  • Hansard Lake, 24km
  • Mount Averil, 39km
  • Cloud Lake, 34km
  • Summit Lake, 31km
  • Neilsen Lake, 33km
  • Haglund Lake, 29km
  • Red Rock Lake, 39km
  • Log Lake, 36km
  • Echo Lake, 31km
  • Wansa Lake, 38km
  • Augustine Lake, 37km
  • McEwan Lake, 42km
  • Ermine Lake, 43km
  • Teapot Mountain, 35km
  • Upper Summit Lake, 34km
  • Rush Lake, 32km
  • Grizzly Lake, 42km
  • Caddis Lakes, 46km
  • EM & K Lake, 32km
  • Alana Lake, 29km
  • Mount George, 47km
  • Balsam Lake, 36km