Current Condition Reports

2015 Wells Gray Trail / Road Report:

Trails cleared:
- Foot Lake
- Green Mountain lookout
- West Rim - Helmcken Falls
- Placid Lake
- West Lake
- Ray Farm
- Norman’s Eddy
- Dawson Falls loop

Murtle Lake - Trails cleared:

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Wells Gray Weather (Clearwater Area)

Blue River Weather (Murtle Lake)

BC Satellite Weather Map

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NOTE: 2012 MARINE PARK FEE INCREASE - $5 per night, per person 6 YEARS OF AGE and older.

The new BC Parks Discover Camping Backcountry Registration System allows you to pay your camping fees before leaving home. This service provides the convenience of paying the registration fee by credit card and eliminates the need to fill out a registration form at the park. There are no additional fees to register. For details go to: Discover Camping Backcountry Registration

For your safety Murtle Lake Park Patrol request that even if you have pre-paid your camping fees that you fill out a registration form at the lagoon with your name and the colour of your canoe or kayak. Please add a copy of your camping fees receipt to the envelope.—

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  • Clearwater Lake Cabins

    The cabins have been removed. Sorry! :)
    Click here for more info.

  • Clearwater Lake

    New! There is now a small store at Clearwater Lake Campground with pay per use showers, and two cabins for rent. Ice, basic groceries, and some camping type stuff is available.
  • Good To Know

    There are several picnic stops along the Clearwater River, including Red Springs and Deer Creek.

  • About Clearwater

    About an hour and 20 minute drive north of Kamloops, Clearwater has one or two of everything; a small supermarket(Safety Mart), a hospital, a library, a couple of hardware stores, several auto mechanics, fine dining, and lots of excellent hotels, B and B's, and motels.

    The town is also a hive of outdoor adventure. You can try just about every outdoor activity imaginable, including:

    • Whitewater rafting & kayaking
    • Dog sledding
    • Horseback riding
    • Guided fly fishing
    • Guided canoe adventures
    • Cross country skiing
    • Hiking
  • Blue River

    Blue River is a good place for a pit stop, but don't look for much in the way of facilities. There are several motels and restaurants, a couple gas stations, two general stores, and a medical station. That’s about it. There's no bank, so if you need cash get it in Clearwater or Valemount. The same goes for most groceries and camping supplies.