Toad River, BC is a small community located at historical mile 422 on the Alaska Highway, about 2 1/2 hours north/west of Fort Nelson .
Toad River, is a highway service community with about 50 residents, in northern British Columbia located at Mile 422 , on the Alaska Highway, near the confluence of the Toad and Racing Rivers. The community primarily serves travelers and tourists with a highway maintenance station; a lodge with a restaurant, campground and gas station; a public telephone and a private 3000 foot airstrip.
It is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream – a community near beautiful rivers, hikes, fishing, camping, winter and summer activities.
Toad River Quick Facts:
- Toad River is the second largest community in the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality.
- Toad River is connected to BC Hydro’s electrical grid since 2009.
- There is no cell service in Toad River, or along most of the Alaska Highway as it winds through the Northern Rockies.
- There are more than 6000 hats on the ceiling of Toad River Lodge.