Quesnel is considered the commercial hub of the North Cariboo, and it’s rich tradition of forestry, ranching, agriculture, and mining hosts a modern community. Quesnel is located along the gold mining trail known as the Cariboo Wagon Road and was the commercial center of the Cariboo Gold Rush. It also marks one end of the Alexander Mackenzie Heritage Trail.

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Quesnel Campgrounds

Roberts Roost Resort

Airport Inn RV Park

  • 50 pull through sites
  • Playground
  • Walking trail

Lazy Daze Resort

  • Serviced sites
  • Large grassy sites
  • Lakeside with boat rentals

Cariboo Place Campsite

  • Full hookups
  • Pull through sites
  • Pet friendly!

Ten Mile Lake Provincial Park

  • Lakeside & Touring campgrounds
  • Open May – September

Canyon Creek Campground

  • Full Hookups
  • Playground and pet run
  • Creek and nature trails

Food and Drink!

Things To Do Around Quesnel

No matter what time of year you visit Quesnel, there is a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities to participate in! In the summer there are plenty of great spots to cool off, or try fishing! If you are looking to hike or bike, Quesnel offers an extensive trail system!

Quesnel is home to the longest wood truss walking bridge in the world, the Fraser River Footbridge! The bridge is known as the best spot in Quesnel to enjoy sunsets.

The Quesnel Farmers Market is an inexpensive set up for farmers to sell directly to consumers. The Farmers’ Market is organized every Saturday from 8:30 am to 1 pm, from May until October.

The Quesnel Museum is popular for its Haunted Doll, Mandy, but also includes an extensive collection that appeals to all ages.

Quesnel boasts three beautiful golf courses, each of which offers the chance to explore the natural scenery of the Cariboo. 

Cariboo Escape offers an exciting and challenging experience. Teams get locked in a room with 60 minutes on the clock to find the clues, solve the puzzles and escape before the clock runs out!

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