Welcome to Wells Gray & Clearwater

The Land of 39 Named Waterfalls- and counting!

Imagine a place where the Clearwater, Thompson and Murtle Rivers roar and wildlife sightings are as common as sunrise and sunset. Home to 39 named waterfalls, 'Canada's Waterfall Park' welcomes you in every season.

The place you imagine is Wells Gray Country, the mountain communities centred around Clearwater and Wells Gray Provincial Park. 5,250 square kilometres (1.3 million acres) of alpine wilderness, borne from volcanoes and carved by glaciers. It’s one of the most unique landscapes in all of B.C., where your days are measured in your steps hiked, wildlife sightings, and the number of waterfall shots on your camera.

It’s here, among old-growth inland rainforests and soaring mountain peaks that you’ll find your wild. During Spring, Summer and Fall you can hike through ancient forests, paddle pristine lakes, and raft on some of Canada’s fiercest rapids. In the winter, gaze upon frozen waterfalls and ski down untouched backcountry slopes.

Adventure awaits in the Canada you imagined.

Camp along our rivers or treat yourself to rest and relaxation in some of Canada’s best B&B’s. Try local cuisine and enjoy live music. Immerse yourself in First Nations and pioneer history.

Open year-round, you can also experience Wells Gray in the winter. Gaze upon the majesty of frozen waterfalls. Break trail with your snowshoes and glide along ski trails through a winter wonderland. Ice skate on a frozen lake, or try your luck ice fishing. Clearwater, BC is the “Gateway to Wells Gray Park”, and is a welcome base camp for your adventures.


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