Where was Tracker filmed? Guide to the CBS series filming locations

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Based on Jeffery Deaver's novel, The Never Game, Tracker was filmed entirely in British Columbia.

The story revolves around Colter Shaw, a survivalist who helps police and individuals across the country solve crimes and locate missing persons. However, his routine is disrupted by a transformative new case.

Justin Hartley as Colter Shaw

The main cast is led by Justin Hartley as Shaw, best known for portraying Kevin Pearson in the critically acclaimed NBC drama series This Is Us.

The TV show premiered right after the Super Bowl, reaching more than 18 million viewers.

We've tried to track down all of the series' filming locations in this spoiler-free guide. You'll find the locations in order of appearance.


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According to the local press, the series was filmed in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District, near Kamloops.

The opening scene in Nevada's Black Rock Desert was recorded somewhere between Cache Creek and Walhachin, maybe in the McAbee Fossil Beds area.
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Where is Tracker filmed
It looks like the spot where Colter has parked his Airstream Flying Cloud travel trailer is nearby, in the valley of the Thompson River.

From the picturesque Juniper Beach Provincial Park, you can get a view of the railway line as seen on the show.
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Belcarra quarry
The climbing wall was filmed in a quarry in Belcarra, near Lake Sasamat.

This location was also used in the third episode.
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4006 Cambridge Street
The blue door house is located at 4006 Cambridge Street in Burnaby.
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Mobile Repair store
The Mobile Repair store is actually the BC Gadgets Cellphone and Computer Repair shop in Maple Ridge.

The actor who plays Bob Exley, Eric Graise, has also appeared in Queer as Folk and the Locke & Key series.

Both of his legs were amputated in childhood, and he uses prosthetic legs in everyday life and a wheelchair for dancing.
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Burger Bin
The fictional Burger Bin fast food restaurant is actually the Burger King on Lougheed Highway, also in Maple Ridge.

Klamath Falls is a real city located in the scenic Klamath Basin of south-central Oregon, renowned for its outdoor recreational opportunities and rich cultural heritage.
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Cleveland Dam
The car chase ends near the Cleveland Dam at the head of the Capilano River in North Vancouver.

Completed in 1954, the dam has become a popular tourist attraction due to its impressive structure and the scenic surroundings.
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Pools at the Lynn Canyon
However, the place where they fall seems to be the pools of Lynn Canyon, near the Twin Falls area.

The Lynn Creek pools are typically crystal clear, as they originate from the snowmelt in the nearby mountains.
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Klamath Falls Tracker
The Klamath Falls Regional Hospital exterior is some digitally altered stock footage from the Jefferson Medical Center in the small town of Ransom, West Virginia.

The studio work for the series was done at Vancouver Film Studios.
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Tracker house
The house of the accountant named Jackson Chung in the second episode set in Missoula, Montana, is a beautiful 100-year-old home at 11406 205 Street in Maple Ridge.

Known as the Hammond Forever House, this historic property was restored and transformed into an eco-friendly building without destroying its historic value.
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Holiday Inn Express Langley
The venue for the Positive Light group's leader's speech is the Holiday Inn Express in Langley.
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Positive Light
The Positive Light compound is the Zajac Ranch on the shores of Stave Lake in Mission, BC.

Located one hour east of Vancouver, this charitable organization offers outdoor summer camps tailored to children and young adults facing serious illnesses and disabilities.
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Tracker diner
The Cross Cut Diner of the third episode set in Springland, Idaho, is the same Sunset Marina restaurant that served as The Claw in the Nancy Drew series.

Also featured is the breathtaking route from Vancouver to Whistler, with stunning views of the magnificent Howe Sound.
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Springland Medical Clinic
The Springland Medical Clinic storefront is a colorful house located in a very popular filming area in Langley.
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TAG
The bar where Colter finds the doctor is the Rail and River, a riverside Mediterranean bistro in Fort Langley.
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Winslow Resorts
The Winslow Resorts family mansion is a luxurious home in the Fort Langley area that has been used as a location for several shows and movies.
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St. Mary's Indian Residential School
The fictional Shelter Stone Academy in Mt. Shasta, California is the St. Mary's Indian Residential School in Mission, BC.

The 14,179-foot (4,322-meter) Mount Shasta volcano was CGI'd into the background of the scene, and some stock footage of the peak also appears during this episode.
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Natchez Mississippi houses
This house in the fifth episode, set in St. Louis, Missouri, is stock footage of some abandoned buildings in downtown Natchez, Mississippi, with Shaw's truck CGI'ed.

The establishing shots are from the South Woods State Prison Near Bridgeton in New Jersey.


River Ridge Farm
The River Ridge Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, is an equestrian ranch in Abbotsford, Vancouver.

This modern and beautiful 10-stall stable was built in 2012.
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Liang You Book
The seventh episode is set in Chicago, but was mostly filmed in Vancouver's Chinatown.

Pictured, the Liang You Book store at 218 Est Georgia Street.
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George Wainborn Park
This scene was filmed in Vancouver's George Wainborn Park, with the Granville Bridge in the background.
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Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site
The fishing town of Camden, Maine, in the eight episode was filmed in the Steveston Village area of Richmond.

Built in 1894, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site and the Fisherman's Wharf pier have been featured in many productions filmed in the area.
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Billy Miner Ale House and Café
The red bar in this episode was the Billy Miner Ale House and Café in Maple Ridge.

This pub is named after the story of Billy Miner, who gained notoriety in the late 19th and early 20th centuries for his daring train robberies in the Pacific Northwest.
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Stay tuned on this page, we will be updating and expanding this report every week as new locations are revealed!

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10 comments:

1- Anonymous - Feb 19, 2024, 4:26 PM
I saw what looked like Colter Shaw's rig - a black GMC towing an Airstream trailer in Dayton, NV on 2/17/24. Was that the rig used in the show?

2- Anonymous - Feb 21, 2024, 3:59 AM
I couldn't tell if the truck was black or dark blue. The Airstream is unique, though. It's a 2016 Pendleton 27FB. They were made for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and only 100 were made.

3- Anonymous - Mar 3, 2024, 4:46 PM
Is the halfway house the same building used in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest?

4- Anonymous - Mar 6, 2024, 10:35 PM
I watched them filming today at a house a couple blocks from my place in Pitt Meadows, BC. Justin was there, and so was his black truck. I watched a couple of short scenes. He’s a tall guy!

5- Anonymous - Mar 10, 2024, 3:04 PM
Here are a few more:

Ep 1: 4006 Cambridge Street, Burnaby; Both the Northlawn and Eastlawn Buildings at Riverview Hospital; Quarry in Belcarra by the intersection of Tum Tumary Whueton Drive and Thermal Plant Road.

Ep 2: 21025 Yeomans Crescent Langley; the quarry again.

Ep 3: Woodhaven Parking Lot in Belcarra; Horseshoe Bay Drive, right by Highway 99.

6- Dayyna - Mar 21, 2024, 8:37 PM
Episode three first scene has me confused. It says Idaho, but Idaho does not have any large bodies of water with islands. They could have maybe passed it off as Oregon, but it’s a hard buy in for Idaho. I love seeing my BC in this show.

7- Anonymous - Mar 27, 2024, 6:58 AM
The location for episode 6 taking place in Lexington, Ky, was a very bad decision. NOTHING in that episode came close to resembling Ky, let alone the Lexington area, at all. I was very disappointed.

8- Anonymous - Apr 1, 2024, 4:16 PM
Agreed regarding the locations used in Lexington. Absurd that anyone would think that BC could stand in for Lexington, KY.

9- Anonymous - Apr 18, 2024, 2:21 PM
Episode 8: Billy Miner Ale House and Café - 22355 River Road, Maple Ridge.

10- Anonymous - Apr 18, 2024, 10:11 PM
Ran into Justin and Sophia at one of our favorite restaurants in Vancouver back on Jan 19th. They were so kind! Talked for a few minutes with them about my brother’s ties to Froggy’s bar from the beginning of This is Us. They even bought us dessert! Exciting to see how the show is going.


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