BC 150 Years
Route 4: The Heritage Trails


From the strategic transportation hub of Cache Creek to the rolling range of the Cariboo, Gold Country is laced by historic trails and backcountry routes to suit every kind of traveller. Discover the region's rich history while using the Gold Country Geotourism Program. Use the GPS points or treasure hunt clues (letterboxing) to find boxes cached throughout Gold Country. This unique program is the first of its kind in British Columbia, and features 72 sites throughout the region.

For more information about Gold Country geocaches, check out www.goldcountry.bc.ca/ex.

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Three Fun Facts about Gold Country Geotourism

  1. Cornwall Hills Provincial Park covers 1,188 hectares of protected ecosystems, ranging from Engelmann Spruce-Sub-Alpine-Fir to parklands, grasslands and alpine meadows.
  2. Goldpan Provincial Park hosts 14 campsites and a few day use picnic tables on 5 hectares, tucked between the Thompson River and the Trans Canada Highway. Scenery, semi-precious gems, wildlife, fishing, train watching, history and more make this park a rare gem.
  3. Check out the replica s7istken (pithouse) near Lillooet. The semi-subterranean pithouses is approximately 12 metres in diameter -- big enough to shelter four families.
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