Sinkut Mountain For ATV Riding
The 30th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in British Columbia.
Thursday 14 July 2016 05:50 GMT
West of Prince George and south of Vanderhoof, the Sinkut Mountain route is a 5.6km one-way ride.
To reach the parking area from the Info Centre, travel south 0.1km on Burrard Ave to Hwy 16, turn left; travel 6.6 km to Blackwater Rd, turn right; travel 5.0 km to Sinkut Lake Rd, turn right; travel west 5.0 km to Hargreaves Rd, turn left; travel 1.6 km south to Meridian Rd, turn left; travel 11.5 km east then south and then after the bridge on Sinkut Mt Forest Service Rd; turn left on an unmarked road 100 m past the 11 km marker. Travel along a steep gravel unmarked road for 1.0 km to the gate. Park below the gate (whether open or not).
This is a Moderate to difficult uphill walking for 2.7 km up a rough road to the forest lookout tower. Return to vehicle via same trail.
Note: As of August 2008, the Ministry of Forests Regulations require all ATV drivers to be at least 16 years of age and have a valid drivers license to ride on Forest Service Roads. In addition, the ATV must have valid third-party liability insurance, which is typically around $120 per year. The Conservation Officers will issue a $600 ticket if you do not have proof of insurance.
Overall, Sinkut Mountain is the 30th most popular ATV riding trail of all 61 ATV trails in British Columbia. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Sinkut Mountain including Omineca Trail, Yanks Peak and Waterlily Nature Trails.