“Pilot” Filming Locations

Series: The X-Files Pilot
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The X-Files pilot episode was filmed in Vancouver in Canada.
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MacGyver Cabin (LSCR) as Collum National Forest

Mulder and Scully investigate the forest where Karen Swenson is found dead.

The BC Hydro Centre as FBI Headquarters (lobby)

Scully enters the FBI building and talks to the receptionist.


CBC Vancouver Broadcast Centre as FBI Headquarters (bullpen & Mulder's office)

Scully walks though the bullpen on the way to her meeting, and later she heads downstairs to Mulder's basement office.


Centre for Applied Research & Innovation (BCIT) as FBI Headquarters (offices)

Scully meets with Scott Blevins and gets her assignment to work with Mulder.


Southwest Marine Drive & Old Marine Drive as Bellefleur Town Sign

Mulder & Scully drive past the town sign.


Southwest Marine Drive (between Westbrook & Kullahun) as Driving to Bellefleur

Scully reads the case file while Mulder drives towards the town.


Old Marine Drive as Drawing X

Mulder stops to draw an X on the road in spray paint, and later their car loses power at the same spot and they lose time.

Marine Drive (between Martin & Johnston) as Driving into Bellefleur

Scully and Mulder drive down the coast into town.

Queen Elizabeth Park as Bellefleur Cemetery

Mulder and Scully head to the cemetery for the exhumation the body of Ray Soames.

The BC Hydro Centre as Bellefleur M.E.'s Office

Scully examines the burned body of Ray Soames while Mulder takes photos.

Cedar Lane Motel as Bellefleur Motel

Scully writes her report on the case, and later their room is burned down.

Source: IMDb

West Lawn Building (Riverview Hospital) as Raymon County State Psychiatric Hospital (exterior)

Mulder and Scully question Dr. Glass about their patients, and later Mulder explains his alien abduction theory to Scully.

Crease Clinic (Riverview Hospital) as Raymon County State Psychiatric Hospital (interior)

Mulder and Scully go inside the hospital to question Billy Miles and Peggy O'Neil and Mulder is able to confirm that Peggy has the bumps on her back.


Cambie Street (between 28th & 29th) as Rural Highway 133

Mulder and Scully arrive at the scene of an accident where Peggy O'Dell is killed after she ran in front of a car.


Centre for Applied Research & Innovation (BCIT) as Pentagon Storage Room

The Smoking Man places the implant in a box in a massive warehouse.