District of Wells

Art. History. Adventure.

Tour Packages

Whether it's snowmobiling and skiing in the winter, or hiking, canoeing, and mountain biking in the summer, the Wells-Barkerville-Bowron Lakes area has it all. Visitors can take advantage of our world class guides and tour operators, or they can rent equipment by the day and explore at their own leisure.

Whitegold Adventures

Offering multi-day and single day ski, hiking and canoeing tours, join your guide, Dave Jorgenson, on an unforgettable Cariboo adventure! Custom tours are also available.  For more information go to www.whitegold.ca or contact Dave at adventure (at) whitegold.ca.

Bear River Mercantile / Bowron Lake Museum

Canoe Rentals & More

Bear River Mercantile, Bowron Lake; offers canoe/kayak rentals, overnight cabin rentals, 1 summer-long rental unit, tenting & camping as well as a small camp store, B & B type café and area museum.  Proprietors, Dick and Sandy Phillips have lived and worked in the Bowron area for over 40 years.

The Bear River Mercantile specializes in everything Bowron and offers flexible, personalized packages designed for your needs. Make your reservations early as summer bookings at BRM tend to fill up quickly. For more information contact Sandy at 604-424-4330; Email: sandy@bowronlake.com or visit their website located at www.bowronlake.com.

West Coast Nature Tours

Take the "Gold Rush Explorer" for a guided tour to Barkerville, Cottonwood House and Stanley.  Starts from either Quesnel or Bowron Lake Resort area.

Scheduled tours every Saturday and Sunday.  Group day tours on request.  Tour prices start at $49 per person.

West Coast Nature Tours Ltd
1510 Barkerville Hwy
Quesnel BC V2J 6T3
(250) 925.0999 or toll free 1.855.911.9378