British Columbia Travel Guide
The unofficial BC Travel & Tourism Guide
Barkerville - historic town

Barkerville - historic town - Heritage Site

Barkerville was established in 1862 when Billy Barker and his partners found rich gold deposits deep in the gravel . The town was the service centre of the Cariboo Goldfields for 96 years. In 1958 it ...

Cottonwood House

Cottonwood House - Heritage Site

Constructed on the Cariboo Wagon Road between 1864 and 1865, Cottonwood House served miners and travellers heading to Barkerville and the Cariboo Goldfields, or going west and south to Quesnel and ...