The Barkerville Cottages

Fully equipped modern vacation rentals at Barkerville’s doorstep.

The Barkerville Cottages are the perfect retreat any time of year. Each of our four cottages offers a wheelchair-accessible main floor, fully equipped with a queen bedroom, full bathroom, laundry, kitchen, dining, and living room facilities. The second floor offers a powder room and two additional bedrooms: one with a queen bed and one with two twin beds. The cottage is fully furnished, and rental includes bed linens, towels, kitchen equipment, dining ware, basic toiletries, laundry, and dishwashing supplies. A television, DVD player, and Wi-Fi are also provided. The cottage porch offers a sheltered space to enjoy the fresh air, and the cottage mudroom provides a place to securely store recreational gear and extra luggage.

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The St. George Hotel

Uncomplicated. Unpretentious. Unforgettable.

The St. George Hotel depicts an authentic 1890s atmosphere while providing guests with modern amenities. The quaint seven-room property offers beautifully appointed rooms, fabulous breakfasts and a front row seat to the comings and goings of Barkerville’s colourful characters.

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Kelly Guest House

The perfect place for a quiet getaway!

Luxury Heritage accommodation right in the center of town. Located within the heritage site in a restored Barkerville home. Guests will be surrounded by period décor that will transport you back to the Cariboo’s great gold rush era.

The Historic Kelly Guest House is pedestrian access ONLY, there is NO drop off or parking available. Parking is available in the 24 hour monitored guest parking lot. There is NO snowmobile access to the Kelly House.

The Kelly House is now available to book, minimum 2 night stay. For more information and to book online:



Booking for the 2022 season is now open!

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For more information about the Barkerville Campgrounds call: 1-888-994-3332 Ext. 99


Will re-open  June 30, 2022.

Located right along Hwy. #26 just 2 km east of Barkerville, contains 87 sites. This campsite features a playground, coin operated showers and flush toilets, and is wheelchair accessible. There are also 5 sites with power and 4 cabins available to book.

Forest Rose

Will re-open June 3, 2022.

Located just 3 km from Barkerville, on Bowron Lake Rd, Forest Rose offers 54 campsites with a group picnic shelter, playground, horse paddock rentals, coin-operated showers and flush toilets. Pull-through spots are available. This site is wheelchair accessible. Horse-friendly!


Government Hill

Available for entire site private bookings. Email Commerce Manager Rocky Nenka for more information.

Governmental Hill has 23 campsites and 8 cabins available to book, and is located within walking distance of historic Barkerville. Features include a playground, fire rings, picnic tables, pit toilets. Not suitable for large RVs or long units. Ideal for groups of 60 or less.

Note: Bookings for Government Hill are minimum two nights.

Surrounding Area

Town of Wells

Located only minutes away from Barkerville at the trailhead of one of the largest trail networks in British Columbia, Wells offers a variety of options for accommodations.

Mountain Thyme Getaway

A quaint 1940’s guest-house on the main street of Wells overlooking the meadows, Sliding Mountain, and across from the Bear’s Paw Café and the Frog On The Bog Gifts.


The Wells Hotel

Enjoy the simple elegance of one of British Columbia’s newly renovated heritage country inns. Relax in the Wells Hotel 1930’s pub & restaurant.


Bowron Lakes

Bowron Lake Park is a large wilderness area situated about a 30 minute drive from Barkerville. The world-renowned Bowron Lake Canoe Circuit encompasses a 116 km chain of lakes, waterways and connecting portages.

Visit: BC Parks website for more information.

Bear River Mercantile

Bear River Mercantile offers a small general store, cafe, canoe & gear rentals, campground & cabin accommodations and an area museum/interpretation centre. 

VoIP Phone: 604-424-4330

Becker’s Lodge

Becker’s Lodge offers cabins as well as spaces for RV camping, campers, trailers, and tents…all with an amazing view of Bowron Lake. Only 25 km from the historic town of Barkerville.

Phone: 250-992-8864
Toll Free: 1-800-808-4761

Bowron Lake Lodge

Bowron Lake Lodge offers tenting and RV camping accommodations as well as canoe rentals right on the lake for a scenic get-away.

Phone: 250-992-2733
Toll Free: 1-800-519-3399 

Cottonwood House Historic Site

Cottonwood House is one of the last remaining roadhouses in British Columbia. It was built in the 1860’s to offer accommodation, meals and provisions to miners and travellers on their journey along the Cariboo ‘Waggon’ Road to Barkerville or Quesnel. Experience first-hand over 75 years of the Boyd family history and the many features this unique heritage site has to offer.


A beautiful central playground of the North Cariboo located 81km west from Barkerville.  Enjoy the perfect combination of rural charm and quiet city sophistication.  Quesnel is rich in history and is a quaint, comfortable community that welcomes young and old alike.