100 Mile House Area Attractions
108 Heritage SiteThis collection of seven heritage buildings on 3 hectares includes the 1908 Watson Clydesdale Barn, the largest log barn in Canada; the 105 Mile Roadhouse, relocated in 1979; the 108 Mile Telegraph Office and Store built in 1867; and the 108 Mile Hotel, built in 1867 and moved in 1892 to its present location. Be sure not to miss the Canada Day Celebrations held on July 1st. Also at 108 are activity packed resorts, charming B&Bs, an 18 hole championship golf course and lots of recreational opportunities for both summer and winter.
Largest Cross Country Skis in the WorldSee these giant skis, 12 m long replicas of racing cross country skis, flanked by 9 m poles. This is the Visitor Center in a beautiful log building in the center of town, right next to the 100 Mile House Marsh Wildlife Santuary. There is a vast network of expertly groomed trails from 99 Mile House to 108 Mle House for the serious skier as well as the leisure skier.
100 Mile House Marsh Wildlife SantuaryLocated right next to the Visitor Center, this is ideal birdwatching country. With the wide range of ecosystems, several hundred species have been spotted.
Ruth LakeTake a dip in Ruth Lake, 30 kms north east of 100 Mle House via Forest Grove. Good fishing for Trout and a great place for boating and swimming. There is a roadside picnic sites and a sandy beach and dock and boat launch.
108 Mile RanchSet in a spectacular wooded area built around an 18 hole championship golf course, surrounded by public recreation trails. Bicycles and horses are welcome on the greenbelt trails, but no motorized vehicles.
Horse LakeHorse Lake is a year round paradise. Only 15 minutes east of 100 Mile House, the large lake's size leaves room for all kinds of recreation. It is also one of the Cariboo's deepest lakes and a great place to catch rainbows, kokanees and lake trouts. Lots of resorts here, boat launches and public access sites to view the abumdant birdlife, wildlife and beautiful sunsets.
Gustafsen LakeOutstanding fishing and informal camping along the lake's edge, 35 km west of 100 Mile House.
Centennial ParkHidden away off a side road, Centennial Park offers rolling green hills and sparkling waters. The Bridge Creek Falls are a must-see in both summer and winter. The creek meanders through the park and crosses under foorpaths.
The Cariboo Classic: Jack Gawthorn Memorial Dog Sled RaceHeld in the third weekend in January, this race attracts teams from throughout Western Canada.
Annual Snow CrossHeld in February each year.
Annual Cariboo Cross Country MarathonEvery February, the local Cariboo Marathon at the 99 Mile Ski Trails attracts an international field of skiers. With 10, 20, 30 and 50 km courses, there is something to offer every level of skier.
BC Cross Country Skiing ChampionshipsHeld in February each year.
The 100 Mile Nordics' TriathlonHeld in July each year.
Rotary Fall FairHeld in September each year.