A lake a day as long as you can stay! BC has approximately 20,000 lakes so you don't have to go far to enjoy many of them. Ashcroft has about 100 lakes you can visit within an hour and a half drive or less

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BC Parks

Visit some of the 40+ provincial parks located within an hours drive of Ashcroft. Plan a picnic or go for a hike to see some of the most amazing vistas this province has to offer.

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Trails in our region are as diverse as the geography and offer incredible wilderness experiences. Discover a trail to suit your abilities and sense of adventure.

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Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Geocachers navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. Get your free guide to local caches at

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Summer Adventures

Discover the many fun adventures you can have during your stay in Ashcroft. From rafting to golf and everything in between.

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Winter Adventures

The region is a playground for the winter enthusiast. From cross country skiing to snowshoeing, you can find it within an hour or two drive.

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Gold Rush Trail

Travel back in time on this historic route and discover BC's gold rush past. Remnants of the early pioneers and gold seekers can be found all along this approximately 1900 km trail.

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Hat Creek Ranch

Hat Creek Ranch, located on the original Cariboo Wagon Road, will transport you back in time through their many historic exhibits and special interpretive activities.

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Fishing is a pass-time enjoyed by many local residents and the surrounding area has a large array of excellent fishing lakes within 40 km of the community. Fishing opportunities are available all four season, including ice fishing during the winter.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Drop-In Hockey

    October 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Village Office will be closed for Statutory Holiday

    October 9
  3. Regular Council Meeting

    October 10 @ 6:00 pm
  4. Sticks and Pucks

    October 10 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. TNRD Ashcroft Library

    October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm