Lillooet Travel Guide

  • Fisherman at Duffy Lake
    Fisherman at Duffy Lake
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    Lillooet located in this beautiful...
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Lillooet Things to Do

  • DUFFY LAKE

    Duffey Lake Provincial Park has a very pretty Duffey Lake as its centre piece.We came across this lake on our drive down route 99 on the Duffy Lake road when heading to Pemberton. It is located about the halfway point between Lillooet & Pemberton.A stop was made for a look. The views were stunning of the lake and the glacier covered peak of Mt....

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  • SETON LAKE & FISH LADDER

    Not long after departing from Lillooet, we came across a fish ladder and spawning channels for Pink Salmon. This was part of the Seton Lake Reservoir, built 1956, consisting of an 18-metre concrete dam, incorporating a fish ladder and a diversion canal, which directs water from the Seton River to the Seton Powerhouse on the Fraser RiverPink,...

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  • LILLOOET MUSEUM

    The Museum is in Lillooet township at St. Mary the Virgin, a former Anglican church. Unfortunately for us, it was closed!There is a bit of history involved with St. Mary's Church. In 1860, the Church timber was carried piece by piece on the backs of miners and their mules.This was not easy, as they followed the rugged Harrison-Lillooet trail to...

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Lillooet Transportation

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    Train heading north from Lillooet

    by Darby2 Written May 27, 2005

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    The town of Lillooet lies on the west bank of the mighty Fraser River, while the main highway approaches fron the east and south on the opposite side. The old bridge served for many decades until the new concrete bridge was built in the early 70's. The old bridge still remains upstream and is open to pedestrian traffic only for a spectacular view of the Fraser River surging just about 100 feet below you.

    The town is also a major stopover point for the B.C. Rail trains before they climb the steep grades towards Pavilion and Clinton. The trains have six or more of the biggest locomotives pulling them through the canyon.

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Lillooet Local Customs

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    by Darby2 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Many of the early Chinese who came to Canada came to find their fortune in Lillooet...not only did they become successful miners and merchants, they had an export business...of what appeard to be useless black rocks...but they knew different..

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Lillooet Off The Beaten Path

  • The Hanging Tree of Lillooet

    Read here about the famous Lillooet Hanging TreeWere there any hangings here????Read ON...

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  • Mission Mountain Road

    The Bridge River area northwest of Lillooet has some spectacular mountain roads, not the least of which is Mission Mountain Road.The Mission Mountain Road was - in its heyday - one of the most famous roads in British Columbia, and to those who know it remains legendary to this day.  Sometimes compared to Montana's Going-to-the-Sun Road for its...

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  • Duffy Lake Road

    This road is unbelievable. The scenery is amazing, and there are few towns along the way. This means that there are few people and little traffic along the way, either. This is my idea of nature - rugged and untouched in many areas. You will see turquoise blue lakes, an abundance of streams, waterfalls, mountains, wildlife and the best part -...

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