1861 Goldrush Pack Trail (Wells)

Cross-country SkiingSnowshoeingHiking


Site Closed.
The recreation trail is closed due to wildfire activity in the area


  • Rec Site #:REC6866
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:0
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:None
  • Site Description:Come and hike the original route used by Goldrush miners as they travelled overland from the Coast into the Goldfields of the Barkerville area. The trailhead is in Barkerville and travels up and over Yanks Peak (French Snowshoe Mountain) and down to Weaver Creek where it joins the current road system. There are numerous historic sites along the trail as well as several rustic campsites. Visit; www.barkerville.bc.ca for more details Non Motorized Use Only

  • Driving Directions:From Quesnel: travel East on Hwy 26 to Barkerville. Park at the Barkerville Townsite main entrance the trail branches off just outside of town.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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