Wilderness adventures abound in the pristine and remote Quesnel Lake Watershed. This is a place of both stunning beauty and fascinating history. For example, visit waterfalls, ancient cedar rainforests, and miles of sandy beaches. On the way, you could encounter mountain goats, bears, moose, deer, river otter, eagles and many types of water birds.
Relive the 1860’s Cariboo Gold Rush. Start with a visit to the community of Horsefly, 42 km from us. There you will find amenities lake a grocery store, gas station, art gallery, museum, pub and cafe. During the gold rush this was the site of Harper’s Camp. In the fall, it’s also a great place to witness spawning Sockeye Salmon! Nearby, explore Quesnel Forks, a gold rush ghost town on the Quesnel River, that quietly stands today much as it did back in the mid 1800s.