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January 21, 2020, 1:00 am
Wells Gray Park Winter Condition UpdateThe latest trail, access and conditions updates for Winter access in Wells Gray Provincial Park.
November 21, 2019, 2:00 am
Self-guided Winter Waterfall TourWinter transforms the beautiful and iconic waterfalls of Wells Gray Park into magnificent sculptures of snow and ice. Here's your guide to seeing the frozen waterfalls of Wells Gray in the Winter.
November 20, 2019, 1:00 am
Cross-Country Ski Guide for Wells Gray and ClearwaterRarely visited during the winter season, Wells Gray and Clearwater offer groomed trails for the cross-country skier in search of wilderness. Escape the crowds and fall into the rhythm of your skis.
November 19, 2019, 1:00 am
Backcountry Powder in Wells Gray's MountainsExperience spectacular terrain, covered in the most reliable powder snow in the province - Cariboo Mountain Powder! Find hard or soft adventure in the secluded wilderness of Wells Gray's chalets and huts.
November 18, 2019, 1:00 am
4 Reasons to Love Christmas Time in Wells GraySkip the long lines and crowded malls. Instead relax, recharge and reconnect with nature and your family in Wells Gray and Clearwater this holiday season.
August 1, 2019, 12:00 pm
2019 Summer Events and FestivalsOur festivals and events are the perfect way to complete your Wells Gray adventure! From adventure to culture to arts, you'll find an event you'll love.
June 3, 2019, 1:00 am
7 Thrilling Activities in Wells GrayThe Wells Gray experience is all about rugged and wild adventure. Here are seven ways to get your thrills in Wells Gray and Clearwater.
June 2, 2019, 1:00 pm
Wells Gray - The Canada You ImaginedImagine a place where the wild things are, free of crowds, with plenty of wide, open, spaces. The home of Helmcken Falls, Canada’s fourth highest waterfall, just one of 39 named Falls you’ll find here.
June 1, 2019, 1:00 pm
Born of Volcanoes & GlaciersBorn of volcanoes and carved by glaciers. Layered by time and the elements. A rugged un-crowded wilderness, where there’s plenty of breathing room and even more – room to explore. Discover one of the most unique eco-systems in all of British Columbia.
September 12, 2018, 8:00 pm
Three Fall Events to Enjoy in Clearwater!Three Special events to enhance or become the feature of any Fall Wells Gray getaway!
September 9, 2018, 3:00 pm
How to Enjoy the Fall Colours in Wells GrayThe Fall brings a dramatic change in colour of the vasts forests. There are many ways to find adventure and relaxation in Wells Gray.
April 17, 2018, 6:00 pm
Off the Beaten Path in Wells GrayThis is an adventurous itinerary for those who are looking to get off the beaten path, who are physically fit, and who are looking to explore the natural wonders of this park in a more intimate way.
April 17, 2018, 3:00 pm
Approachable Adventure in Wells GrayWant to see one of the most pristine pieces of natural beauty without committing to intensive hikes or back-country camping? Would you like to absorb the wonder of an untouched environment, yet do it in a relative level of comfort? Embrace one of the best-kept secrets in Canada and see how we recommend you spend a day in Wells Gray.
August 29, 2017, 4:00 pm
Five Fall Events to Try In Wells Gray and ClearwaterFive events from music festivals, to film, to fun and adventure races for you and the family!
July 24, 2017, 4:00 pm
Wells Gray Provincial Park re-opens July 25, 2017Wells Gray Provincial Park will re-open on July 25, 2017 at 7:00AM. The Park had been closed as of July 9, 2017 as a precautionary measure by BC Parks following the wildfire situation.
July 11, 2017, 9:00 am
What to do during the Wells Gray Park closureYou can still stay and play in Wells Gray Country. Don't believe me? Check out our full list of adventures.
June 26, 2017, 12:00 pm
Featured Hike: Bailey's Chute & West Lake LoopThis off the beaten path hike takes you past three waterfalls, a small lake and through ancient forests.
August 22, 2016, 2:00 pm
Five Reasons you must visit Wells Gray this FallFind out why Fall might become your favourite season to experience Wells Gray!
July 19, 2016, 11:00 am
Celebrate BC Day at our InstaMeet on August 1stCelebrate BC Day in a big way this year and join us for a fun and social Instameet! Meet local photographers and wilderness fans as we check out the most photogenic spots in #WellsGray!
July 7, 2016, 9:00 am
2016 Summer Festivals and EventsWells Gray not only boasts incredible wilderness, but also hosts a wide variety of outdoor, cultural, and arts events through the summer. Take your holiday up a notch and enjoy these local events and Festivals in the Canada you Imagined!
February 1, 2016, 1:00 pm
Wells Gray for FamiliesExplore Clearwater and Wells Gray with the whole family. Bring your pop tent and a sleeping bag for everyone; create family connections over a blazing campfire. Sleep in the great outdoors. Uncover 20 different waterfalls on forested hikes.
January 1, 2016, 1:00 pm
No Hassle GetawaysYour idea of a great vacation is simply hanging out with the people you love best…friends or family, leaving your work-a-day world behind. You don’t need to travel far or for weeks at a time, short getaways are what you’re after on vacation.
December 1, 2015, 1:00 pm
Free Spirited EscapadesYou love a good time, as long as you’re experiencing the very best of the best that you can afford when you travel. For you, life is a smorgasbord and there’s no better way to sample the riches of the world than by going on vacation.
November 1, 2015, 1:00 pm
Authentically Wells GrayIn travel as in life, you like the “real deal”! Exploring beautiful landscapes, taking in the cultural experiences of a destination, & getting to know the locals is definitely your thing. You like to use all of your senses when out exploring, to really get to know the places you visit.
October 1, 2015, 1:00 pm
Cultural ExplorerLiving like a local is your motto on vacation. Nothing makes you happier than getting away from it all and completely immersing yourself in the culture, history and lifestyle of wherever you vacation. Spontaneous, you don’t like to sit on the sidelines; you want to experience it all…
September 1, 2015, 1:00 pm
The Liquid Lifestyle – Fuel Your PassionIn many ways the river is for the mind what the mountains are for the soul. It’s that infatuation for the Clearwater River that fuels Scott Streadwick, owner of Liquid Lifestyles, one of three guiding outfitters paddling the rivers of Wells Gray Park.
August 1, 2015, 1:00 pm
Living the DreamThe sign outside says ‘Clearwater, adventure starts here,’ and for our family that’s certainly true,” grins Tania Govaert, who, along with her husband Kurt Raes recently purchased Clearwater Springs Ranch, a luxurious Bed and Breakfast secluded near the doorstep of WGPP
August 1, 2015, 1:00 pm
At the end of the Road - Wells GrayVenture down any country road and you’re bound to find something unexpected. Take the Clearwater Valley Road in Wells Gray Park for example – if you drive its full 68-kilometre length, you’ll find an unexpected oasis in the form of a café–art gallery sitting at the end.
July 1, 2015, 1:00 pm
The Magic of the Clearwater RiverThe noise begins as a low and gentle rumble, before it explodes into a seething roar, sending thundering torrents of white water churning downriver. This heart-pumping, thrill-a-minute ride is referred to as ‘Guaranteed Addiction'
June 1, 2015, 1:00 pm
Protector of the Park'Wells Gray is the last real thing that you can easily access in the bottom half of Canada' That's what Merlin Blackwell believes and he should know – he’s the second generation in his family to oversee Park Services for Wells Gray.
May 1, 2015, 1:00 pm
Captured by Wells Gray's CharmsWhen Mike Mueller first set eyes on Wells Gray Provincial Park he knew he was in love. He had travelled all over Canada in his job with Canadian Airlines, but this was the Canada he had always imagined.
March 1, 2015, 1:00 pm
Heritage - Remnants of the PastYou may believe that Wells Gray is nothing more than forested mountains and wondrous waterfalls. But scratch beneath the surface of our forests and mountains and you’ll uncover a history deeply rooted in First Nation mythology and pioneering legends