Wells Gray Provincial Park - Hiking

Wells Gray Provincial Park - Hiking


British Columbia, Canada




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What are the activities at Wells Gray Provincial Park ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Wells Gray Provincial Park?

The Wells Gray Provincial Park is a 4,521-square-kilometre park in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The park is located in the Thompson Country, to the north of the city of Kamloops. It was established in 1939, and is named for American explorer and fur trader William Wells Gray.

The park is noted for its rugged mountain scenery, including Mount Robson, which at 3,954 metres is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Other prominent peaks in the park include Helmcken Falls, one of the tallest waterfalls in Canada. The park also features extensive areas of coniferous forest, as well as alpine meadows and lakes.

The park is popular for outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, fishing, and skiing. There are also a number of historic sites in the park, including the abandoned town of Mica Creek.


What are the services on site?

No information available


Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Coordinates
52.3792586 -120.1050093

What are the coordinates and address of Wells Gray Provincial Park?

Wells Gray Provincial Park
(250) 674-3334
416 Eden Rd, Clearwater, BC V0E 1N1, Canada

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Starting Point

The trails at the Wells Gray Provincial Park in British Columbia can be accessed from the Clearwater Valley Road.

Why visit Wells Gray Provincial Park

The Wells Gray Provincial Park is a beautiful 4,000 hectare park located in the North Thompson Valley of British Columbia. The park is known for its pristine wilderness, stunning waterfalls, and diverse wildlife. Some of the park's highlights include Helmcken Falls, Dawson Falls, and the Murtle River. The park is also a great place for hiking, camping, fishing, and wildlife viewing.

Is Wells Gray Provincial Park in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

Wells Gray Provincial Park is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained, including hiking, fishing, and camping.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Wells Gray Provincial Park are hiking, camping, fishing, and wildlife viewing. Some things not to be missed are the Helmcken Falls, the Clearwater River, and the Murtle Lake.

-Hiking the Helmcken Falls Trail to see the spectacular falls

-Canoeing or kayaking on Clearwater Lake

-Fishing for trout in the park's many lakes and rivers

-Camping in a beautiful setting

-Hiking the trails that crisscross the park

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Moose Café in Clearwater is a great place to eat with a unique atmosphere. They have a wide variety of food, including sandwiches, salads, burgers, and pizza.

2. The Wells Gray Inn in Clearwater is a historic hotel that has been serving food since the 1920s. They have a wide variety of dishes, including steak, salmon, and pasta.

3. The Spruce Goose Café in Clearwater is a small café that serves breakfast and lunch. They have a variety of dishes, including pancakes, sandwiches, and soup.

4. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar in Kamloops is a popular steakhouse chain that offers a wide variety of steak, chicken, and seafood dishes.

5. The Old Dutch Pancake House in Kamloops is a pancake house that serves traditional Dutch pancakes. They also have a variety of toppings and syrups to choose from.

6. The White Spot in Kamloops is a popular chain restaurant that serves burgers, fries, and milkshakes.

7. The Boston Pizza in Kamloops is a pizza restaurant that offers a wide variety of pizzas, pastas, and salads.

8. The Moxie’s Grill & Bar in Kamloops is a grill and bar that offers a variety of burgers, chicken wings, and steaks.




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No


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