Usk, British Columbia

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Usk
Statue of a lumberjack in Usk
Statue of a lumberjack in Usk
Usk is located in British Columbia
Usk
Usk
Location of Usk in British Columbia
Coordinates: 54°38′N 128°26′W / 54.633°N 128.433°W / 54.633; -128.433Coordinates: 54°38′N 128°26′W / 54.633°N 128.433°W / 54.633; -128.433
CountryCanada
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Regional DistrictKitimat-Stikine

Usk is a hamlet in British Columbia, Canada just off Highway 16 north-east of Terrace on the north bank of the Skeena River. Once famous for berry-growing, a flood in the 1930s destroyed most of the community. A few people still live there now. Access is by the Usk Ferry, a reaction ferry, or passenger-only cablecar when the river is iced over. The Usk station is served by Via Rail's Jasper – Prince Rupert train.

Between Usk and Kitselas, further downstream, is Kitselas Canyon.

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