Transportation & Maps
The city of Quesnel is accessible by road, air, and rail service.
Quesnel is conveniently located on Highway 97 (formerly the Gold Rush Trail) in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast region, the main transportation corridor through the interior of British Columbia. Highway 26, which branches off Highway 97 at the south end of Quesnel, leads east to the communities of Wells and Barkerville, and to Bowron Lake Provincial Park.
Driving is the easiest way to get around Quesnel. Highways, as well as most roads within Quesnel and the nearby farming areas are paved and well maintained. Quesnel does receive a fair amount snow during the winter season, so winter tires are a must during that season. National Car and Truck Rental have a service counter in the Quesnel Regional Airport terminal building.