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British Columbia #26 Highway Guide

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Junction of British Columbia Highway # 97
South to Quesnel B.C., Williams Lake B.C. North to Prince George B.C. Dawson Creek B.C. and the Alaska Highway. For highway travel via British Columbia highway #5 See Milebymile.com - Road Map Highway Travel Guide - City of Kamloops, B.C. to to Highway #16 The Yellow Head Route.

0.6
1.0
View from highway
Driving east to Barkerville B.C.
0.7
1.2
Callis Road

0.9
1.4
Point of Information
Entering the District of Barlow Creek.
1.7
2.8
Quesnel Canyon Road

2.8
4.5
Hillcrest Road

3.0
4.9
Morosoff Road

3.9
6.3
Goldman Road

4.0
6.4
Swallow Road

4.1
6.6
View from highway
Driving east to Barkerville B.C.
4.3
6.9
Webber Road

4.3
7.0
Point of Information
Crossing Yamerak Creek.
5.1
8.2
Webber Road

5.3
8.6
Blue Ridge Road

5.8
9.4
View from highway
Driving east to Barkerville, B C
7.3
11.7
11 Mile Frontage Road
South side of highway.
8.3
13.3
Corbett Road
North side of highway.
13.0
21.0
Road side highway turnout
Picnic area - North side of highway.
13.7
22.0
Victoria Creek Road

14.9
23.9
Point of Information
Crossing The Cottonwood River. Looking south at the Cottonwood River,B.C.
15.8
25.4
Access to Cottonwood House Historic Site, BC
Cottonwood House was completed in 1865 and was once a haven for weary travelers, miners, and stagecoach drivers on their way to Barkerville and the gold mines where they could have a hearty meal and a good night's rest. Today, visitors can examine the Double Barn which previously sheltered stagecoaches. An interpretive/information center and restaurant is now housed at the General Store.
15.8
25.4
Side trip to Cottonwood House Historic Site
There is a parking lot west of highway with a picnic area Photo view of walking trail to Cottonwood House Historic site Photo 0770
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Side trip to Cottonwood House Historic Site
Photo of Cottonwood House historic Site.
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25.4
Side trip to Cottonwood House Historic Site
Looking at Root cellar at Cottonwood House.
17.1
27.5
Community of Cottonwood Springs, BC
Services at highway - Gas - propane.
18.5
29.7
Ranch Road
South side of highway.
19.5
31.4
Point of Information
Crossing Coldspring Creek, B C
19.9
32.1
1300 Road
South side of highway.
21.3
34.2
Road side highway turnout with view point
South side of highway.
26.1
42.0
Robbers Roost - Road side highway turnout
North side of highway - Paved turnout with historic information sign - garbage stand.
26.7
43.0
Blessings Grave - Road side highway turnout
North side of highway - Paved turnout with historic information sign and garbage stand.
26.8
43.2
Point of Information
Crossing Pine Road Creek.
27.3
44.0
Cinderella Road
North side of highway.
31.1
50.0
2400 Forestry Road

33.1
53.2
Point of Information
Crossing Timon Creek, BC
36.7
59.1
Stanley Road
South side of highway. Stanley Road is access to Stanley cemetery and ghost town.
38.0
61.1
Point of Information
Crossing Chisolm Creek, BC
39.1
63.0
Community of Wells, BC
Western limits. Originally a company town, Wells, BC; was managed by Cariboo Gold Quartz Mine.
39.5
63.6
Road side highway turnout - Devils Canyon
Paved turnout with information sign
40.0
64.3
View from highway
Driving east to Barkersville, BC.
41.1
66.1
2100 Road
North side of highway.
41.4
66.7
Point of Information
Crossing Manmade Creek, BC.
41.9
67.5
Point of Information
Crossing Burns Creek, BC.
42.1
67.8
Point of Information
Crossing Slough Creek, BC
42.9
69.0
Point of Interest
C.B.C. Radio 540 am.
44.1
71.0
Road side highway turnout
Paved turnout with garbage stand.
44.5
71.6
Road side highway turnout rest area - Jack of Clubs rest area
South side of highway. This is a large paves rest area with picnic tables - pit toilets and a grat view point beside Jack of Clubs Lake, B.C.
44.5
71.6
Jack of Clubs rest area
Photo looking west at Jack of Clubs Lake with highway #26 in the background.
44.5
71.6
Jack of Clubs Rest Area
Photo looking east at Jack of Clubs Lake with highway #26 in the background.
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72.6
Road side highway turnout
Paved turnout with viewpoint and garbage stand.
45.7
73.5
Community of Wells, B.C.

46.0
74.0
Point of Information
Crossing Willow River, BC.
46.0
74.1
Wells, B.C. Business area
Photo o778
46.0
74.1
Wells, B.C. Business area
Access to R V Park.
47.8
77.0
Road side highway turnout
North side of highway, with information sign and garbage stand.
48.8
78.6
Access to Barkerville Provincial Park Lowhee Campground
South side of highway. The Lowhee campground has 87 sites, 7 of which are double sites.
49.0
78.8
Road side highway turnout
North side of highway turnout has Information sign - Garbage stand - RV Dump Station with water access.
49.1
79.0
Point of Information
Crossing Jottahamma Creek.
49.2
79.2
Access to Bowron Lake Provincial Park, BC
North of highway 28 kms. There are 25 sites at the campground consisting of 3 doubles sites and the rest being single sites of medium size.
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80.2
The Town Barkerville, British Columbia
Barkerville Historic Town, the largest heritage attraction in British Columbia, Canada. Barkerville is famous by the Great Cariboo Gold Rush. Barkerville is named after Billy Barker who discovered the mother lode. William Dietz, Ned Stout, Fanny Bendixon, John Bowron, Betty Wendle, and other legends are part of Barkervilles History.
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The Historic Town of Barkerville, British Columbia, Canada
Photos of Barkerville. Photo visitor information centre entrance.
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The Historic Town of Barkerville British Columbia Canada
Photo of Barkerville Town St. Saviours Anglican Church interior. Services are held daily in the summer season.
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The Historic Town of Barkerville British Columbia Canada
Photos of Barkerville town. Throughout the day stage coach rides are running. Thr stage line is a great way to tour the town.
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The Historic Town of Barkerville British Columbia Canada
Photos of Barkerville town. Town tours with staff in period costume conduct tours of the town, these tours are free. Tours start at the visitor information centre.
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The Historic Town of Barkerville British Columbia Canada
Photos of Barkerville.
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The Historic Town of Barkerville British Columbia, Canada
Photos of Barkerville. Baker and Company Claim. This shaft was on the Baker Company Claim which was staked in 1862 ' below the canyon, 800 feet along the flats'. From 1862 to 1900 The Barker Co. took out $600,000 in gold. Billy Barker sold his claim and ended his days as a poor prospector again.
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The Historic Town of Barkerville British Columbia, Canada
Photos of Barkerville.
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