Trapper's Den Wildlife Emporium

Mile 293  Alaska Highway  Box 1164 

Fort Nelson  B. C.   Canada   V0C  1R0

email         Phone (250) 774 - 3400   Fax (250) 774-7381

  -   a unique Northern Gift and Souvenir Shop owned and operated by a local trapping family.       Your Hosts: John & Cindy Wells      Located 7 miles south of Ft. Nelson, on the Alaska Highway, at the Gateway to the Northern Rockies.


  Hours :10 - 5 pm  Mon - Fri,  10-4 pm Sat   or call for service!  Pacific Time 

Prices subject to change without notice -  Returns for exchange only - Customers pay all shipping charges on returns and warranty items.

You'll find:   (Click on item for pictures)

Antler Carvings     awesome carvings from shed moose antler - pins, bolo ties, as well as larger carvings and other original pieces

Baby Camouflage Clothing  the cutest gear for the little hunter - Camo Vests, Caps, Camo Overalls, T-shirts, Camo Boots and Shoes, Children's Camo Aprons

Birch Bark Baskets  beautiful birch bark baskets made in Fort Liard NWT, decorated with dyed or natural porcupine quills, bound together with artificial sinew or spruce roots. All different shapes and sizes as well as birch bark ornaments for your Christmas Tree.  

Furs    fur from around the Fort Nelson area including black bear, wolverine, foxes, marten, lynx, otter, timber wolf, muskrat, beaver

Fur Hats, Headbands, Mitts, & Teddy Bears  a wonderful selection of fur hats, blue fox headbands, tufted moose hide mitts, beaded smoke tanned moose hide mitts, suede gauntlets , fur trimmed thinsulate lined deerskin gloves - Blue Fox, Cream Sheared Beaver,      

 Leather and Tufted  Jewelry    assorted leather brooches and earrings, caribou and moose hair tufted earrings, stickpins and barrettes

Moccasins & Mukluks   beaded suede, moose hide, sheepskin, smoke tanned moose hide, deerskin, with rabbit or beaver trim, some with  fringe, some sheepskin lined

Montana Silversmiths- beautiful silver bracelets, chokers, necklaces and belt buckles

Moose/Caribou Hair Tuftings  these pictures are made from moose or caribou hair, usually in the shape of flowers or animals

 MSR Backpacking Gear - Hubba one man tent, Hubba Hubba 2 man tent, Mutha Hubba 3 man tent. Whisperlite, Simmerlite, Dragonfly, Pocket Rocket, Reactor and more back packing stoves. isopro fuel and fuel bottles. Titanium and stainless cookware.

Native Beadwork and Handcrafts   porcupine quill earrings and hair ties, beaded moccasins, mukluks, mitts, scissor cases, needle cases,  dream catchers                   

Northern Books   books pertaining to the north -these are some of our best sellers 

Ox-Head Axes- draw knives, axes, adzes, double headed competition throwing axe.

 Painted Feathers   hand painted gold pans with northern lights and winter cabin scenes. Feathers have wildlife painted on - lynx, grizzly bear, eagles, wolves,                     

Skulls  northern animal skulls, bleached or unbleached, including bear, wolverine, fox, fisher, mink, marten, coyote, lynx, beaver, and wolf  

Snowshoes -Traditional Snowshoes, in various styles and sizes (up to 12" x 60") and harnesses made by Faber

Swanndri Bush shirts - extra long, pull over ,water resistant, wool shirt worn by mountain men, hunters, guides

Tatonka- Back packs, Bison, Laskenkraxe, Isis. Compression sacks, dry bags and more

Thermarest- inflatable mattresses, including Prolite 3 and 4 series, inflatable hunting seats, repair kits

Woodstoves & Solar Products  we carry Blaze King as well as Pacific Energy wood stoves          

Woolpower  merino wool long johns and sweaters in 200g, 400g, and 600g weights

Other Neat Stuff   polar fleece vests & jackets, denim shirts, t-shirts, miniature snowshoes, wooden branch boxes and pins, ulus, inukshuks, diamond willow, assorted leather pouches and coin purses such as beavertail, buffalo, mountain goat, deerskin, and moose hide


Our favorite comment: " You have the nicest shop on the Alaska Highway!"

John, the trapper, and his dog, Chodi, near his cabin in the Northern Rockies


If you do not see what you are looking for, please email  as our stock changes frequently. All prices are in Canadian dollars

Revised: 09/22/13.