Powell River Tourism

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Powell River is a city on the northern Sunshine Coast of southwestern British Columbia, Canada. Most of its population lives near the eastern shores of Salish Sea, which is part of the larger Georgia Strait between Vancouver Island and the Mainland. With two intervening long, steep sided fjords inhibiting the construction of a contiguous road connection with Vancouver to the south, geographical surroundings explain Powell River's remoteness as a community, despite a relative proximity to Vancouver and other populous areas of the BC Coast. The city is the location of the head office of the Powell River Regional District.


Powell River in Canada awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Powell River. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Vancouver, Canada. Vancouver is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver Lookout. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Powell River.

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