Goldstream River Road

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Goldstream River Forest Service Road is an active logging road, so beware of trucks barreling down the road. Be sure to carry a two-way radio, call out your location, and communicate with other vehicles for safety. Most of the road is a wide single-lane dirt road that runs through Crown Land.

Most of the trail is tree-lined, but there are pretty cool bridges crossing the river that are worth stopping and checking out. As you get into the second half of the trail, the trees start to thin out, which provides impressive views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers, part of Canada's Glacier National Park.

There is a small creek crossing with a small ditch. 4WD is recommended but not needed. Most of the road is in good condition, and 2WD and high clearance will do.

Goldstream River is part of a historic gold panning reserve, an active gold panning site where you can pan for gold. However, there are no signs and few paths leading down to the river.