Mile House. Photo: 100 Mile Development Corporation
Mile House, BC
in the heart of the South Cariboo, 100 Mile House, BC, is
the site of one of the earliest roadhouses on the Cariboo
Wagon Road that serviced British Columbia's Cariboo Gold Rush.
The community of 100 Mile House received it's name because
of it's distance from the original Mile "0" in Lillooet.
years later, 100 Mile House remains a welcome stop for travellers
on BC's Cariboo Highway 97 offering a variety of lodging and
tourist services. Try a visit to Centennial Park, one of the
prettiest spots on earth! A great place for a picnic by Bridge
in a valley overlooking Bridge Creek, 100 Mile House has become
a year round recreational playground,including some of the
world's finest cross country ski trails.
brings camping and trout
fishing enthusiasts to the hundreds of lakes
in the surrounding area. Highway 24, between 93 Mile and Little
Fort is known as "The Fishing Highway" and provides
access to some of the world's best rainbow trout fishing lakes,
plus a large number of BC's best fishing resorts, guest ranches
and wilderness lodges.
Mile House & Area Accommodations & Adventures
Alpine Wilderness Retreat: Retreat from the bustle of the city to our fly-in resort on Elbow Lake! Our snow fed lakes in the North Thompson are home to world-famous Kamloops Trout, and our resort has everything you’ll need. There’s lots of wildlife too so don’t forget to bring your ca... more
British Columbia Guest Ranchers' Association: Our guest ranch membership offers a variety of ranch holidays. Some are working ranches, others remote lodges in pristine back country areas and some are luxury resorts. You're sure to find something to fit your taste with the help of our assocation. more
Crooked Lake Resort: This is a private & secluded wilderness location, where the peace & silence is broken only by the loon’s mournful cry or a lone wolfs soulful howl. Escape to enjoy back-country recreation - or seclusion & solitude. Be our guest for a relaxing stay you'll reme... more
Free Rein Guest Ranch: Explore our amazing landscapes, enjoy our Western hospitality, experience our adventures and embrace our friendly and relaxed Cariboo lifestyle. We really do give you free rein to decide how you spend your days with us. more
Rainbow Waters Fly Fishing Adventures: Rainbow Waters Fly Fishing Adventures offers guided fly fishing in the pristine wilderness of the Cariboo Mountains of British Columbia. From diverse stillwaters to Sockeye salmon creeks and rivers, the exceptionally beautiful and unique Quesnel Lake ecosystem... more
Sheridan Lake Resort: We offer clean comfortable cabins, 90 grassy campsites, & a chance to catch a trophy Rainbow Trout. There’s wireless internet, paved roads, fishing licenses, boat and motor rentals, and 36 moorage spots. Come catch a big Rainbow, and the memory of a lifetime... more
Siwash Lake Ranch: 4.5 Stars - explore pristine wilderness by horseback, on your own or with a guide. Cast to a rising trout, hike to cascading waterfalls, mountain bike an array of trails or paddle shimmering Siwash Lake. Ultra-luxe accommodation, fine dining & all season adven... more
South Cariboo Visitor Info Centre: Our four-season destination offers a lifetime of memorable experiences, clean air, pure water, and an endless list of outdoor activities for the entire family. Enjoy your stay in the South Cariboo; we’d be pleased to assist you with your vacation plans. more
Spring Lake Ranch: Enjoy horseback riding, hiking, canoeing, & winter sports with old fashioned hospitality & a relaxed western atmosphere. Our year-round natural paradise, in BC’s Cariboo Country, is the perfect place for a tranquil adventure and to create special memories. more
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100 Mile House. Photo: 100 Mile Development Corporation
1,700. Trading area: 17,000
Industries: Lumber mills; log home building, ranching,
outdoor recreation services.
930 metres (3050 feet)
Generally dry, continental. Warm summer/cold winter. Precipitation:
80 km (50 mi) north of Clinton,
on Hwy 97. 116 km (72 mi) north
of Cache Creek.
Located on Hwy 97 the major north/south route between Vancouver
and the northern communities of BC, Yukon & Alaska.
24 runs east/west from the Yellowhead Hwy 5 and joins Hwy
97 at 93 Mile, just south of 100 Mile House. This is a relaxed
and scenic circle drive for those who wish to connect with
the main route from Kamloops
and the Okanagan to the
Rocky Mtn cities of Banff and Jasper. Hwy 24 travels through
the Inter-Lakes District. Rolling hills, grassy fields with
stands of aspen, emerald blue lakes with secluded resorts,
guest ranches, lodges and campgrounds. And of course, some
of the hottest rainbow trout fishing in the province.
Mile House is served by both BC Rail and Greyhound Bus Lines.
The 100 Mile House airstrip is open to private planes. A larger
airstrip is located at nearby 108 Mile.
There is a municipal campground on the hill above the
waterfalls. Easy walking trails follow the creek valley into
Centennial Park. Access is from the Horse Lake Road. In addition,
there are many private campgrounds at the outlying lakes,
including some beautiful provincial parks with overnight camping.
Facilities: 18 Hole PGA rated golf course at 108 Mile;
9 hole golf course at north end of town; Mt. Timothy Downhill
Ski area; cross country ski trails; curling and skating arenas;
bowling lanes; playing fields; rodeo grounds.
Attractions: Original BX stagecoach; Centennial Park &
waterfall; Bird Sanctuary;.