Teck Trail Operations Interpretive Centre – Enjoy a tour of one of the world’s largest zinc and lead complexes.
Tours begin at the Teck Trail Operations Interpretive Centre, located within the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce, on weekdays at 10 am.
Tour duration is 2 to 2.5 hours, involving extensive walking and stairs, and, as such, is not wheelchair accessible. For safety reasons, participants must wear enclosed, flat walking shoes, pants, and a long-sleeve shirt or jacket. Children under 12 years of age or those with pacemakers are not permitted to participate in the on-site tour of the smelter complex but are most welcome to experience the Interpretive Centre. Tobacco products and the use of cameras, video equipment and mobile devices are not permitted on-site at Teck Trail Operations.
Tour reservations are required and can be made by contacting the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce.
The Teck Trail Operations Interpretive Centre showcases the smelting and refining process and features a variety of interesting hands-on exhibits. An interactive computer game will challenge you to discover the secrets of mineral exploration, while exhibits introduce viewers to the fascinating processes that make a number of metals that are vital to the production of products used in every-day life.