Wells Gray Provincial Park encompasses more than 5000 square km (1.3 million acres) of pure wilderness. The park lies at the edge of the community of Clearwater, in the heart of the North Thompson Valley in the Interior of BC. Wells Gray is an ideal stop for travellers driving the Yellowhead Highway, linking Alberta and British Columbia. Endless recreational activities within the park make it a world-class destination for canoeing, rafting, kayaking, fly-fishing, hiking, and wilderness adventure.
Visitors to the park are rewarded with tranquil lakes, rushing rivers, lush alpine meadows, majestic forests, dramatic peaks, amazing wildlife, and more than 39 impressive waterfalls. Wells Gray Provincial Park truly captures the essence of British Columbia.
Wells Gray Provincial Park is just a 30 minute drive from Alpine Meadows Resort.
Highlights of Wells Gray Park
- 39 named waterfalls (and more that have yet to be discovered)
- Numerous well-stocked lakes and rivers, including Murtle Lake, the largest non-motorized lake in North America
- BC’s famous wildlife: birds, bears, moose, and more
- Countless awe-inspiring scenic viewpoints
- Adventure opportunities: hiking, biking, horseback riding, paddling, boating, rafting, climbing, fishing, swimming, and more