Experience western culture at a guest ranch, venture out on a fishing safari, take in a round of golf or hone your creative talents during your stay in the scenic 70 Mile House/Green Lake area.
In the 1800s, fur traders took treacherous journeys across British Columbia using overland and river passage. Fur traders recruited by the Hudson’s Bay Company travelled between Fort Kamloops and Fort Alexandria on the Fur Brigade Trail. Passing the 15km stretch of Green Lake was part of their route.
The construction of the Cariboo Wagon Road in the Gold Rush of the 1860s resulted in new towns and roadhouses springing up throughout the southern Cariboo. Many settlements on the wagon road were marked by their distance from Mile 0 – Lillooet, hence “70 Mile House”.
Tin Cup Greens is a 9 hole golf course on a beautiful meadow that is open for golf May to October. Surrounded by hiking, biking and snowmobile trails there is plenty to do year round.
The Gold Country GeoTourism Program will guide you around some of the area’s most scenic and historic landmarks, including a beautiful lake and the site of a gold trail roadhouse.
Friendly service awaits visitors at the Corral Restaurant (158 Cariboo Hwy 97. Phone: 250-456-7500) and the Dusty Rose Neighbourhood Pub (N Bonaparte Rd. Phone: 250-456-2424).
Huber Farms in 70 Mile House hosts an annual Cariboo Trails Combined Driving Event every September. This exciting equestrian sport involves carriages drawn by either a single horse/pony or a team. They perform many skills such as dressage, country cross marathon and obstacle cone driving.
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