Invest in Avola

British Columbia, Canada

The community of Avola is located 40 kilometres south of Blue River and approximately 65 kilometres northwest of Clearwater, B.C. Clearwater being a larger centre in the North Thompson region. 

Services in Avola include a gas station that operates as a small grocery store. The community is home to a neighbourhood pub, the Log Inn & Pub. Accommodations in Avola are provided by the Log Inn & Pub or the Avola Campground. Business services include Lane's Auto Towing, which serves much of the North Thompson Valley.

Avola's local economy revolves around the forest industry. Kinder Morgan Pipelines also operates a natural gas monitoring station and BC Hydro operates a major substation in the community.

The community of Avola offers breathtaking mountains, wilderness and spectacular early snow conditions, perfect for heli-ski and snowmobile enthusiasts. The Monashee and Cariboo Mountains were the primary locations for the stunning snowboarding footage shown in the opening film of the Vancouver & Whistler 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games.

Local Infrastructure Projects

Community Economic Development Contact

Myles Bruns 
Regional Manager, Economic Development
Regional Economic Operations Branch
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Community Contacts

Electoral Area Director

Willow Macdonald
Director, Electoral Area B

Community Contact

Sherri Madden
Services Coordinator
Thompson-Nicola Regional District

Community Futures Contact

Community Futures Thompson Country