Clearwater lies in the North Thompson River Valley, at the confluence of the Clearwater River and the North Thompson River. For most travelers, it serves as a gateway to the Wells Gray Park. The region’s surrounding wilderness attracts tourists all year round. For adventure sports lovers, Clearwater offers white-water rafting and numerous hiking trails in the summer. Winters are ski season at the Clearwater Ski Hill, along with snowmobiling, snowshoeing and ice fishing in town. Those looking for more leisurely pursuits can enjoy swimming in the Dutch Lake and angling in the many lakes of the Clearwater region. Enjoy a host of festivals in summer and visits to the local farmers’ market, as well.
Wells Gray Park
Hiking & White Water Rafting
Skiing & Winter Sports
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Alpine Meadows Resort, less than half an hour’s drive from Clearwater, is nestled in a tranquil spot overlooking Hallamore Lake. Surrounded by an Alpine wilderness of lakes, hills and forests, the resort lies in proximity to British Columbia’s many natural parks.
Grays Inn Lodge in Clearwater offers a charming stay amid views of soaring mountains, dotted with rivers, lakes and waterfalls. Located in close vicinity to the Wells Gray Provincial Park, the Lodge features authentic woodland architecture as well as contemporary comforts.