Vanderhoof is located 57 miles west of Prince George on Yellowhead Highway 16.
|Vanderhoof is the geographical centre of British Columbia. The town was named for Chicago publisher Herbert Vanderhoof, who was associated with the Grand Trunk Railway. Today, Vanderhoof is the supply and distribution centre for a large agricultural, lumbering and mining area. Vanderhoof has lodging, dining, gas stations and shopping facilities. Camping at Dave’s R.V. Park (email) and at Riverside Park and Campground.|