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After wanting to do this loop for a couple years we decided to tackle it in early June of this year. We drive a Suzuki Sidekick with very good tires, No 4-wheel drive required on our trip but we did find some snow on the...More
Cunningham Road (3100 road) Wells, runs down all the way to Likely, BC. Make sure your vehicle, preferably 4x4, is in excellent condition, as there is little to no traffic on this road, other than the occassional logging truck.we only drove down as far as...More
An amazing drive! Road is not the easiest terrain, we had a flat tire about half way through. Always fun to change a flat in the middle of nowhere in bear country! We must have been out after a big storm as we had to...More
Altitude up, so ice and snow risk most of the year. We saw bear and deer and rabbits and dogs on road, so DRIVE SLOWLY. Others have seen moose! Pretty in many places, road pretty much ends at Barkerville/Wells/Bowrun Lakes. Don't miss Cottonwood House on...More
From turning east at the north end of Quesnel, the road quickly turns into quiet homes and then ranches and then back in time 100 years. Cottonwood house, Wingdam and Stanley all that long ago history waiting for you to explore. Wells and Barkerville waiting...More
We drove through the Gold Rush Trail, which includes some extinct towns such as Stanley and some towns that are barely surviving. Interesting to see for real, the effect of mining level to population and the subsequent increase in business or a decline of a...More
The Matthew River Road is a good 2 wheel drive road. Watch your speed though, the rocks can be sharp and damaging to your tires. Be sure your spare tire is road worthy, just in case. The route is well marked with Gold Rush Trail...More
The Gold Rush Circle Road is a 3 hours trip from Barkerville to Likely, BC through absolutely stunning country. You don't need a 4X4 but it makes it easier and there are some spots where a low car could be damaged. There is very little...More
Two kinds of people on the planet - those that have experienced the Barkerville/Wells/Bowron Lakes area and those that should. No matter what your background age or income, this value packed region will dig it's way into your heart.