BACKROAD ADVENTURES

With Over 650 attractions, the Backroad Adventures Layer is designed for backcountry enthusiasts in search of unique and out of the way sites. Discover British Columbia like never before as this year round playground acquaints you with giant old growth trees, treats you to some natural therapy with its world renowned hot springs, allows you to experience of magic of underground world with its caves or leaves you awe-bound as you discover some of Canada’s largest waterfalls and amazing viewpoints. If you are looking for something a little closer to home, we have included a few unique museums and roadside attractions along with a host of other interesting sites.

In addition to geo-referencing the Backroad Attractions Points of Interest, we have included short descriptions on most of these sites. These write-ups include location, details and history about the sites and which can be invaluable when trying to plan your Backroad Adventure.

With so much to see and so many places to explore, here is a list of Points of Interest, features and highlights included with the Backroad Adventure Layer.

  • Big Trees
  • Waterfalls
  • Caves
  • Hot Springs
  • Glaciers
  • Lighthouses
  • Natural Rock & Land Formations
  • Manmade Landmarks
  • Museums
  • Historic Sites
  • Urban Attractions
  • Backcountry Attractions
  • Viewpoints
  • And More…

BC Adventure POI Highlights

  • 800+ Backroad Attractions
  • 2,700+ Fishing Lakes and Streams locations
  • 700+ Boat Launches and Marinas
  • 225 Hunting and Wildlife Management Unit areas
  • 500+ Points & 16,000+ km of paddling Routes
  • 3,100+ Parks and campsites
  • 1,100+ Recreation Sites
  • 2800+ Multi-use Trailheads & 32,000 km of Trails
  • 180+ ATV Trailheads & 14,000+ km Trails
  • 220+ Snowmobile Trailheads & 17,000+ km Trails
  • 300+ Wildlife Viewing hot spots
  • 270+ Winter Recreation locations
  • 125 Golf Clubs
  • 3,600+ City, Town and community locations
  • 61,000+ searchable land and water geographic features

BC Adventures POI Features

  • Fishing & Hunting Regulations
  • Fish Species & Stocking Info
  • Game Species & Seasonal Info
  • Tips &Techniques
  • POI Descriptions
  • Access & Directions
  • Facilities & Amenities
  • Recreational Activities & Tips
  • Trail Length, Elevation Gain & Difficulty
  • Trail & Nearby Activities
  • Snowshoeing, Downhill & Cross-country Skiing Areas
  • Urban & backcountry Attractions
  • Viewpoints & Wildlife Viewing Areas
  • Park & Backcountry Campsites
  • Picnic & Recreational Areas
  • National, Provincial & Urban Parks
  • Lake, River & Ocean Paddling
  • Hot springs, Waterfalls, Big Trees, Caves, Glaciers
  • Historic Sites & Museums

BC Searchable Categories

  • Attractions
  • ATV
  • Backcountry Camps
  • Boat Launches
  • Cabins
  • Campsites
  • Cities
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Huts
  • Land Features
  • Marina
  • Paddling – Routes
  • Parks – National
  • Parks – Provincial
  • Parks – Urban
  • Picnic
  • Public Services
  • Recreation Sites
  • Resorts
  • Restaurants
  • Retailers
  • Snowmobile Routes
  • Trails
  • Transportation
  • Visitor Centers
  • Water Features
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Winter Recreation
  • Wildlife Management Units
Recsites and Trails
Gold Country - British Columbia
 
Cache Creek, BC
N 50.8089, W 121.3257
250-457-6606
goldcountry@telus.net
exploregoldcountry.com
About Us

Gold Country Communities Society (GCCS) is a non-profit BC Interior Destination Marketing Organization currently working with the municipalities of Ashcroft, Cache Creek, Clinton, Lillooet, Logan Lake, Lytton, Merritt and the Thompson Nicola Regional Districts E, I, J, M & N. The Gold Country mandate presently includes tourism promotion and economic development, and encompasses over 9000 square miles. Gold Country is set in the heart of British Columbia's stunningly diverse Interior. Alpine mountains, wildflower meadows, sagebrush scented desert and vast ranchlands are rich with stories of gold panners, cowboys and First Nations Culture.

Gold Country's heritage, wildlife and scenery are integral to the success of The Gold Country GeoTourism Adventure geocaches which have items hidden inside such as trading coins, stickers, small toys and other SWAG. This is a fun, and free activity that is great for people of all ages and physical abilities!

Mission Statement

To present the cultural, historical and natural history resources of the Gold Country region, utilizing site identification activities and modern technology, with the intention of developing sustainable year round tourism, encouraging healthier lifestyles and preserving our heritage through education

What to Look For

Gold Country’s GeoTourism Program has researched sites of interest throughout the region under a variety of themes & hidden caches for you to find! Learn about each site while unearthing treasures! Map symbol below identifies Gold Country Geocaches.

Map Symbol:
Geocaches - Gold Country BC

How to Search:

Follow the Search Guidelines below to find Gold Country Geocaches and Points of Interest..

Enter acronym in the search field
Make Sure to select All Categories

POI Tip:

Click on the POI symbol to reveal more information. Some POI include descriptions, activities and much more.