Tourism

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Wells Gray Provincial Park is a popular destination for tourists from May to October. The milder climates during the spring and summer along with our pristine wilderness make it ideal for outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Opportunities abound for world-class hiking, canoeing, and white water rafting. The winter months provides for plentiful winter tourism opportunities such as Cross Country Skiing with 84 kms of groomed trail.


Tourism Wells Gray is moving tourism forward which has an increasingly important role in the local economy, with 15% of the population employed in or involved with the hospitality industry, generating in excess of 123 person years of employment and contributing over $20m in community revenue.


In 2011 Clearwater and district hosted over half a million visitors from around the world, who came to enjoy the accessible wilderness and adventure lifestyle that Tourism Wells Gray promotes on the global stage.