Consumption of alcohol is allowed only at your registered campsite, overnight accommodations, or at licensed premises with Barkerville Historic Town & Park.
Accommodations & Campgrounds
Bicycles are permitted only on roads and designated trails in Barkerville. Cyclists wishing to pass through the Heritage Zone during Barkerville’s main season must check in at the Welcome Centre. At no time are bicycles permitted on the boardwalks.
Camping is allowed only in designated campsites during Barkerville’s main season. Check back soon to book a campsite for the 2024 season.
The Barkerville Cemetery, Richfield Cemetery, Cottonwood House Cemetery and Blessing’s Grave are Provincial Heritage Properties and registered Archaeological sites, protected by law. Alteration of these sites, including placement of headstones, benches, and other memorial markers is at the discretion of the BC Heritage Branch and may require a permit. Artificial flowers and other non-biodegradable offerings are not permitted and will be removed. Contact us for further information.
Any unwanted food and garbage must be disposed of in wildlife resistant garbage bins or secured in your vehicle or food locker. Never leave garbage unattended. Do not store garbage in your tent, tent trailer or open pick-up bed. Barkerville staff check for unattended wildlife attractions, and attractants found in plain view may be removed and safely secured to reduce the risks to you and to wildlife. Never burn food or food related items including bottles, cans and garbage. Do not dispose of garbage in outhouses.
Firearms and hunting are not permitted within Barkerville Historic Town & Park.
Operating drones without permission is strictly illegal in all BC Parks. Please contact us to obtain a drone use permit.
Using, selling, or purchasing fireworks, or any other type of explosive, is not permitted within Barkerville Historic Town & Park.
To provide campers with a quiet and enjoyable experience within campgrounds, generator use is permitted only between 9:00 am to 11:00 am and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.