Gold Bridge lies in the Bridge River Valley, overlooked by the white peaks of the Southern Chilcotin Mountains. The region owes its birth to the gold rush of the late 1920s. Abandoned gold mines and ghost towns make for an atmospheric tour. Lakes that were once prospected for gold are today visited by anglers, watersports enthusiasts and nature lovers. A photographer’s paradise, the mountains and lakes offer plenty of cross-country skiing, biking, hiking and canoeing opportunities, depending on the season. The lakes and streams are teeming with fish, perfect for fly-fishing. Gun Lake and Mowson Pond are excellent camping grounds, while the Bralorne Pioneer Museum is worth a visit. If you’re lucky, you could even spot mountain goats and the occasional black bear or cougar in the surrounding mountains. Relish the region’s smoked, pan fried or barbecued fish with grilled local greens and craft beer or cranberry cocktails.
Southern Chilcotin Mountains
Hiking & Camping
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