6 Ways to Celebrate Spring on the Gold Rush Trail

Spring has sprung and what better way to welcome the season of renewal than by exploring BC’s Gold Rush Trail? Springtime travel means the weather is mild and (mostly!) sunny, the flowers are beginning to bloom, and most importantly, crowds are non-existent, allowing for a peaceful and intimate experience. We’ve put together a list of 5 fun and festive activities that will make your heart (and Instagram feed!) bloom with joy this season. So don’t be a spring chicken, read on and discover what the trail has in store for you!

1. Farmyard Fun

2. Spring Runoff Water Activities

  • Kumsheen Rafting Resort, Lytton 
  • REO Rafting Resort, Boston Bar – Also offers glamping and yoga retreats. (Note: The Resort was impacted by the Nahatlatch Valley wildfire in 2023. Please visit the REO Rafting Glamping & Yoga Resort website for current operation updates)
  • Paddling on Gun Lake, Bridge River Valley (cold water paddling experience required. Safety information can be found here.) 
  • Hiking to Canim Falls, Mahood Falls, & Deception Falls, 100 Mile House
Rainbow over a waterfall.
Canim & Mahood Falls │ @jadenzezza92

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3. Farmers’ Markets

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Farmers' market tent.
Lillooet Farmers’ Market │ BC Farmers Market Trail – April Roberts

4. Historic Sites

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5. Gardens & Flowers

6. Patios

Wine on a patio.
Fort Berens Estate Winery │ @kasselmancreative

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