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The Billy Barker offers comfortable rooms, great meals at affordable prices and a casino that opens at 10am seven days a week. Come visit our newly renovated lobby, lounge and restaurant.
Museums & Heritage Sites
Welcome to the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin. We are situated on Broadway Avenue South, Williams Lake. The Museum is a tribute to Williams Lake and the Cariboo Chilcotin regions. We house the BC Cowboy Hall of Fame, among other exhibits. If you are looking to step back in time come on in we would love to open our doors to you. Nestled in the Cariboo Chilcotin, the Museum provides history and displays on the region, local ranching and rodeo heritage, it is also the home to the BC Cowboy Hall of Fame as well as exhibits on First Nations, Railway, Mining, Medical, and Forestry just to name a few. Admission is by donation supporting local and provincial heritage. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Federal Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia, as well as the City of Williams Lake and the Cariboo Regional District in partnership with the Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society.
Museums & Heritage Sites, Attractions, Bed & Breakfasts, Accessibility
Billy Barker’s legendary gold strike on Williams Creek triggered a multi-billion dollar industrial revolution that literally built a province. Today, the extraordinary historic town of Barkerville stands as a living testament to BC’s golden beginnings. With its unique street scape of more than 125 heritage buildings, period displays, satellite museums, restaurants and shops there is still so much to explore.
WINNERS OF THE 2014, 2015 and 2016 FAVORITE OUTDOOR GUIDE Brad Knowles. There’s a lot to see in Pemberton and area, in order of ranking, the top person to reveal the region’s secrets: Brad Knowles of Pemberton Fish Finder. Pemberton Fish Finder is a year-round fishing guide service for Pemberton BC, Whistler BC, Squamish and Lillooet. Our professional guides welcome all forms of fishing during summer and winter. We have guides that specialize in fly fishing, spin fishing, Salmon fishing, sturgeon, trolling, river fishing and ice fishing. No experience necessary – we welcome all levels of fishing, families and kids. Visit our website to see what our clients are catching.
Indigenous Culture, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Hotels
Welcome to Retasket Lodge & RV Park, your Lillooet “home away from home.” Retasket Lodge & RV Park aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year. Close to The Old Suspension Bridge (2.0 mi), a popular Lillooet landmark, Retasket Lodge & RV Park is a great destination for tourists. Rooms at Retasket Lodge & RV Park offer a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and air conditioning providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi. Free breakfast will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Retasket Lodge & RV Park, free parking is available. Lillooet has plenty of Chinese restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Totem Restaurant and May Wong Restaurant, which are serving up some great dishes. If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Miyazaki House (0.8 mi) or Japanese Canadian Internment Memorial Garden (1.0 mi), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance. Retasket Lodge & RV Park puts the best of Lillooet at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.
Wildlife Tours, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Great Bear Lodge is located 50 air miles from Port Hardy, British Columbia. The fully self-contained floating lodge is situated at an outstanding wildlife viewing location. This is a place of spectacular beauty where one can still find the silence and solitude of another era. From this location we operate our Grizzly Bear viewing program.The charming floating lodge has eight bedrooms. The common area is a comfortable place for relaxing and listening to natural history presentations from our willdife biologists. Each bedroom has an ensuite shower. The wind and solar powered lodge is in keeping with our commitment to low-impact ecotourism. Natural wood decks surround the lodge, a perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying the beauty of the scenery.
Original owner offering guided fly fishing trips for trout, salmon, steelhead, and char in the Squamish and Whistler area for over 20 years. For discerning guests heli-fishing trips are available. Premium fly fishing equipment is provided on all tours along with lunch on full day trips. FFF certified guides on staff. Beginner to advanced anglers welcome. Search “Valley Fishing Guides Squamish” to find our website. Follow our Instagram at valleyfishingguides