Historic Barkerville

featuring Quaaout Lodge & Spa


Billy Barker’s legendary gold strike set off a billion dollar industrial revolution that built a province! Today, the historic town of Barkerville which was named after Billy still stands as testament to BC’s origins. It was declared a National Historic Site of Canada back in 1924 as well as a Provincial Heritage property in 1958. It’s one of the largest living-history museums in North America. Explore more than 125 heritage buildings, period displays, restaurants, shops and more.

This quick getaway takes you up to Quesnel, BC where you will spend two nights at the Billy Barker Hotel & Casino. You will the opportunity to experience Barkerville Town & Park at your leisure exploring all of the historic offerings while there. Heading towards home, the last evening will be spent right along the Shuswap Lake in Chase at the Quaaout Lodge & Spa. Immerse yourself in new levels of relaxation and comfort as you enjoy the views.