Find Your Winter Adventure in Wells Gray

Winter means a wonderland of activity in British Columbia, especially in the (super)natural location of Wells Gray Provincial Park. Beginners and experienced outdoor enthusiasts alike will find an activity to enjoy at Wells Gray, creating memories that will last through the year.

Guests of Alpine Meadows Resort know how exciting and adventurous a summer stay is. Come back to Clearwater in the winter to enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, and more. Step off the beaten path and reconnect with nature in this beautiful wilderness setting, whatever the season.

Skiing

Cross Country Skiing in Wells Gray

Known for its backcountry skiing and Cariboo Mountain powder, Wells Gray Provincial Park offers skiing packages and equipment rentals from several local operators. The area also boasts over 85 km of Nordic or cross-country ski trails maintained throughout the winter.

The Wells Gray Outdoor Club maintains the Candle Creek Ski Trails spanning 28 km. The club also hosts winter events such as the Birchleg, a family-friendly day where skiers reenact a cross-country journey made by Viking warriors in 1204!

For a traditional downhill experience, visit the Clearwater Ski Hill. The hill offers slopes for all ability levels, including a “bunny hill” for beginners. Step into the cozy lodge for a rest during your day on the hill. If you love travelling with your furry family members, there’s the nearby North Thompson River Provincial Park which offers dog friendly groomed ski tracks!

Cross Country Skiing in Wells Gray
Snow Shoe Trails in Wells Gray
Ice Fishing in Wells Gray

Skates and Snowshoes

You’ll find plenty of skating opportunities at the North Thompson Sportsplex. Come in for a family skate day or catch a local hockey game.

There are ample snowshoe trails throughout Wells Gray. Walk through the breathtaking snow-covered scenery, where it feels like you might be the only person in the world. Clearwater Lake Tours offers twice-daily Snow Taxis to transport you and your family to snowshoeing trails.

Ice Fishing

Dutch Lake offers an excellent fishing experience in both summer and winter. BC offers some of the best ice fishing in the world, and a trip up to Clearwater brings plenty of fishing fun.

Every January, the Clearwater Rotary Club also puts on an ice fishing derby with events and prizes. Even if you don’t fish, it’s fun to bring the family for snacks, socializing, and “fun raisers.”

Snow Shoe Trails in Wells Gray

Skates and Snowshoes

You’ll find plenty of skating opportunities at the North Thompson Sportsplex. Come in for a family skate day or catch a local hockey game.

There are ample snowshoe trails throughout Wells Gray. Walk through the breathtaking snow-covered scenery, where it feels like you might be the only person in the world. Clearwater Lake Tours offers twice-daily Snow Taxis to transport you and your family to snowshoeing trails.

Ice Fishing in Wells Gray

Ice Fishing

Dutch Lake offers an excellent fishing experience in both summer and winter. BC offers some of the best ice fishing in the world, and a trip up to Clearwater brings plenty of fishing fun.

Every January, the Clearwater Rotary Club also puts on an ice fishing derby with events and prizes. Even if you don’t fish, it’s fun to bring the family for snacks, socializing, and “fun raisers.”

Spring may be on the way, but there’s still plenty of time to enjoy some Wells Gray winter fun! For summer activities and an exciting wilderness vacation, contact Alpine Meadows Resort to book your stay. Weekends and holidays fill up quickly in the summer. Call 1-866-587-6368 to reserve your cabin today.