In a Nutshell...
The Gateway to the Cariboo, the Village of Clinton welcomes travelers with a rare and gracious western charm. Originally known as The Junction, Clinton sits at the confluence of the two historic gold rush routes, the Cariboo Trail from Lillooet and the Cariboo Road from the Fraser Canyon. Travelers are enticed to stop and experience the unique western atmosphere, found in both the landscape and spirit of the community.
Clinton is the perfect home base for your Gold Country outdoor adventures while you enjoy the unique western heritage, camping, fishing, hiking or any other form of outdoor fun! The rich ranching industry lives on in the many local working ranches, guest ranches and bale, bed and breakfasts in the region. Saddle up under bright blue Cariboo skies for a ride through spectacular forests and along brilliant lakes. Enjoy the fresh, clean mountain air, breathtaking vistas and fabulous wildlife viewing opportunities.
A day of exploration filled with hiking, biking, hunting, wildlife viewing, photography or fishing is just a beginning to your breathtaking wilderness adventures. Camp at the many forestry or provincial campsites or return to town at days end and settle into the warmth of this friendly community. Home to some of the best trout fishing in the region, the lakes, rivers and streams surrounding Clinton appeal to both the avid and casual fisherman; spend a day lazily trolling from your boat or hone your skills with a fly.
Trails abound throughout the neighboring provincial parks, forestry lands and range grasslands. Experience breathtaking views, elusive wildlife and rare foliage while backpacking; whether a few hour walk or a weekend hiking campout you will be rewarded with exceptional memories, Gold Country style!
Where are We...
120 km North West of Kamloops & 400 km North of Vancouver or 400 km South of Prince George
Average daytime summer temperature: 21.7C
Average daytime winter temperature: -6C
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The Official Gold Country Visitors Guide
Box 933 Clinton, BC V0K 1H0
250-457-6606 or 877-453-9467
Gold Country Tourism www.exploregoldcountry.com
Village of Clinton www.village.clinton.bc.ca