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Blackwater River Crossing

Blackwater River Crossing (Quesnel)


  • Rec Site #:REC1155
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:6
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Tables
  • Site Description:This site provides a scenic river setting with natural camping pads on both sides of the main road, just before the bridge crossing at the Blackwater River. The site offers recently upgraded amenities of pit toilets, tables and fire rings. For the adventurer, explore the trail leading downstream along the ridge of the rivers edge or hike the Alexandrer Mackenzie Heritage Trail at 40.5km on the main road. Various short trails from the site down to the rivers edge exist for the avid angler.

  • Driving Directions:Travel 9kms west of Prince George from the hwy 97/16 junction - turn left on to the Blackwater Rd - proceed 27kms until you reach Baldy Hughes community. The highway turns to gravel and begins at 0km. The site is located at 42km. Continue further down the Blackwater Rd to get to Quesnel.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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