Shoulder Season

September 11, 2023 – May 31, 2024

Live Programming, and shops & restaurants
are closed until June 1, 2024


The walk-in gate is open daily 8am-8pm

enjoy a Self-guided tour by donation

Barkerville’s location high in the remote, mountainous region of British Columbia’s snow belt offers a winter that provides endless possibilities for backcountry adventures!

cottages and guest houses are still available to book for winter getaways



Visit the Wells Snowmobile Club website for more information.

Skiing & Snowboarding

Appropriate avalanche skills training is important when venturing into the backcountry. For more information on avalanche training, visit the Avalanche Canada website

Nordic Skiing

Nearby Wells, BC has an extensive trail network that can bring you to Barkerville by trail. Visit the Wells and Area Trails Society for more information.

Gold Rush Trail Sled Dog Mail Run

Once a year, sled dog mail run comes through Barkerville.  Visit their website for more information.