Moose in the march

Tete Jaune Cache history. Tete Jaune Cache is located at the junction of highway 5 and highway 16, midway through the most popular travel route in the Canadian Rocky Mountains from Calgary Alberta to Vancouver BC. Tete Jaune Cache is a quaint rural area and the site of an import­ant abandoned historic town in British Columbia, Canada. Its popula­tion is approx­im­ately 500. It is located on the Fraser River in the Robson Valley at the inter­sec­tion of Yellowhead Highways 5 and 16. Surrounded by the Rocky Mountains, Cariboo Mountains and Monashee Mountains in the heart of British Columbia. Tete Jaune means “yellow head” in French, and comes from the nickname given to Pierre Bostonais, a trapper of the early 1800’s who had blonde hair.

Tete Jaune Cache is located 18 km north of Valemount, BC, 101 km west of Jasper, Alberta, 241 km east of Prince George, BC, and 332 km north of Kamloops, BC.

This histor­ical place is just 13 km away from the world herit­age site Mount Robson Provincial Park, featur­ing the highest peak in the Canadian Rocky Mountains Mt Robson. A spectac­u­lar natural scenery that invites to hiking trails, water­falls, crystal clear mountain lakes and the legendary Fraser River. This is Canada pure, fantastic possib­il­it­ies to see wildlife like bears, bald eagle, moose and much more. During the fall you can enjoy the salmon spawn­ing grounds with the huge Chinook salmon.

A huge variety of adven­ture activ­it­ies gives you the oppor­tun­ity to explore this amazing area. Go for a guided side by side ATV tour into the wilder­ness, white water rafting, gentle rafting, fishing, horse­back riding or golfing. Or enjoy a typical harsh winter holiday in the Rocky Mountains with the possib­il­ity of cross country skiing, dog-sledding, ice fishing, snow shoeing or hiking. Come for the nature and stay for the adven­ture!