Location of Falling Star Ranch Academy of Foundational Horsemanship
Falling Star Ranch Academy of Foundational Horsemanship is located near the hamlet of Dunster in the beautiful Robson Valley in north-eastern British Columbia, Canada, and is surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains and the Cariboo Mountains. Situated just off Highway 16 (Yellowhead Highway) between McBride and Valemount, the ranch is located along a major travel corridor between Jasper, Alberta, and Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Dunster is in close proximity to Mount Robson Provincial Park and only an hour’s drive from the world-famous Jasper National Park.
The hamlet of Dunster is a charming farming community with friendly people. Dunster offers an old-time general store with a postal outlet, feed store and gas pump, a fine arts elementary school, which is owned by the community of Dunster and used for a variety of events since the school closed its doors a few years ago, and a community hall, where dances, farmers markets and other social events take place throughout the year. Dunster also boosts a museum located in the old Dunster train station where you can catch a train to Prince George or Jasper!
Directions to Falling Star Ranch
Academy of Foundational Horsemanship
Falling Star Ranch Academy of Foundational Horsemanship is located 4.5 km west of the Dunster turnoff (Dunster Station Road) on the south side of Highway 16.
From Prince George, British Columbia
Head east on Highway 16 (Yellowhead Highway) to Dunster.
There are connector flights from Canadian airports to Prince George.
Greyhound bus and ViaRail service are available from Prince George to McBride.
From Vancouver, British Columbia
Head east on the Trans Canada Highway (Highway 1) to Hope, then take Highway 5 North/Coquihalla tollroad to Merritt, then stay on Highway 5 North through Kamloops, Clearwater and Valemount to Tete Jaune Cache, then turn west onto Highway 16 towards McBride/Prince George until you get to Dunster.
Greyhound bus and ViaRail service are available from Vancouver to McBride.
From Edmonton, Alberta
Head north on Calgary Trail (Highway 2 North) towards Edmonton, then follow the signs to Jasper (Highway 16 West/Yellowhead Highway). From Jasper, head west to British Columbia on Highway 16 towards McBride/Prince George until you get to Dunster.
From Calgary, Alberta
Head west on the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1), then north through Banff National Park and Jasper National Park on the beautiful Icefields Parkway (Highway 93). From Jasper, head west to British Columbia on Highway 16 towards McBride/Prince George until you get to Dunster.
Distances to Dunster
Dunster – McBride, B.C. – 30 km
Dunster – Valemount, B.C. – 55 km
Dunster – Tete Jaune, B.C. – 30 km
Dunster – Prince George, B.C. – 240 km
Dunster – Kamloops, B.C. – 374 km
Dunster – Vancouver, B.C. – 740 km
Dunster – Jasper, Alta. – 138 km
Dunster – Hinton, Alta. – 220 km
Dunster – Edmonton, Alta. – 504 km
Dunster – Calgary, Alta. – 540 km