Travel Insight

There are so many things to do in Quesnel, in any season. Whether you’re enjoying fishing on one of our many lakes
or rivers, a day at the spray park with the kids, or cross-country skiing in the evening on lit trails, you’ll find everything
is a quick walk or drive to your destination so you can enjoy more of Quesnel.
Find out how the locals take advantage of the endless opportunities to #explorequesnel.

Best Leaf-Peeping Views in Quesnel

Eastern Canada gets all of the fame for its fall colours, but you really can’t beat the golden flare of aspens and cottonwoods on a sunny autumn day in Quesnel.  Weekend trips to see the fall colours or “Leaf-Peeping” is a popular activity there and even gets its own weather report on the news! We […]

Self-Guided Gourmet Bike Ride

In September of 2018, the Gold Rush Cycling Club hosted a great event called the Gourmet Velo. This fun group bike ride took riders all over the paved roads of Quesnel with frequent stops for delicious local treats and finished with a celebration feast at Long Table Grocery in Quesnel. A gourmet bike ride is […]

4 Trails, 4 Ways

Local rider, Brenda Beatty describes some of the thrills you’ll experience when you ride our trails. Quesnel has always had secretly awesome trails for biking, hiking and running but it all exploded in 2019 with the creation of 4 new trails and BC’s first-ever Mountain Bike Provincial Park on Dragon Mountain. A partnership between the Gold […]

5 Places to Quench Your Thirst in Quesnel

Everyone knows about après-ski; the time of day when you take off your boots and socialise while enjoying a refreshing beverage. However you’ve explored, après is a good idea. Celebrating the adventure and recapping the day with friends and family is the best way to extend the fun. In Quesnel, we believe in Après Everything. […]

Quesnel: Where the Outdoors is Accessible for Everyone

Sometimes it seems that all of the excitement of being outdoors belongs to the hikers, runners and mountain bikers, but Quesnel has lots of ways for everyone to have access to fun and fitness under the sun and in the trees. There’s been a recent push to build accessible trails in every corner of town […]

The Best Spots to Cool Off

Summer is the season that so many people wait months for. The hot, steamy days are glorious, but for the sweetest relief from the heat, everyone in Quesnel has a favourite swimming hole that they count on for refreshment on those hottest days. Locals keep a bag in their car all summer with a swimsuit, […]

If you want to start planning your adventures in Quesnel but you need a little more inspiration,
check out our suggested itineraries.