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Wells Gray Park Visitors Centre - Clearwater, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 51° 39.087 W 120° 02.271
10U E 704907 N 5726428
Quick Description: The Wells Gray Park Visitors Centre is located at 324 Clearwater Valley Road. Be sure and say hi to Jerry the Moose.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 8/22/2019 11:09:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM1163E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 1

Long Description:

"Town of Clearwater, BC
So much more than a wilderness outpost, discover why the town of Clearwater is your gateway to adventure. Explore Clearwater our wilderness outpost and your gateway to Wells Gray Park." Source: Wells Gray

Clearwater is in the North Thompson River Valley in beautiful British Columbia. It has approximately 2,325 residents in this small community. Clearwater is known as the "Gateway to Wells Gray Provincial Park".

Wells Gray Park's nickname is "Canada's Waterfalls Park" because 39 waterfalls are found within its boundaries. With its wide diversity of dense forested areas, to high mountain peaks, to rushing white waters makes this the ideal location for hiking, camping, water rafting and fishing as well as winter sports and other outdoor recreation very season of the year.

The Wells Gray Park Visitors Centre in Clearwater provides your passport to Wells Gray Park. You can purchase your pass to the park here and maps and information on the park are available. This is an interesting visitor centre which features a timeline of the park, animal and mineral displays. It was very busy the day we were there. Just to the side of the visitor centre is a small park home to Jerry the Moose a very well done metal sculpture. The Wells Gray Visitor Centre was opened on June 19, 1986. The plaque is mounted on a large rock near the entrance.


Hours of Operation:
7 days a week
9:00 am to 7:00 pm


Public Washrooms: Mens, Womens, Family and Handicapped

Snacks/Drinks at the facility: No - Look elsewhere

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