Gitanyow, aka Kitwancool; is a small First Nations community located 15 mins up the Alaska – Stewart highway from Kitwanga B.C.
Known as the “Land of the Totems”, it is a popular Tourist Destination boasting 20 standing Totem Poles.
Population = 450
If you require services when visiting Gitanyow (Kitwancool), the Gitanyow Gas Bar is conveniently located right near to the totem poles. Staying open from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., the Gitanyow Gas Bar offers gas, diesel, tax exemption for fuel and cigarettes, and has excellent free parking for RV’s, pay phone, rest rooms, slushies, soft ice cream and a convenience store. The facility is only a two-minute drive off Hwy 37.