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Accessibility Trail for Barkerville

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CRD and RDFFG Directors pose in front of the Old School House at Barkerville - photo 250 News Archive

CRD and RDFFG Directors at Barkerville – photo 250 News Archive

Barkerville, B.C. – Barkerville has taken a step in the right direction.

The historic tourist site has unveiled a new accessible trail.

It was built in partnership between the Cariboo Regional District, the Barkerville Heritage Trust, Friends of Barkerville, Northern Development Initiative Trust, Cariboo Chilcotin Beetle Action Coalition and the provincial government.

The 750 metre Barkerville Cemetery Trail provides unique views to people of all mobility levels and includes five rest stops along the route and an informational kiosk.

“The official trail opening is the completion of a vision to connect the Barkerville site and the Barkerville Cemetery in an inclusive way,” said CEO Ed Coleman. “The Barkerville Heritage Trust is very excited to provide an additional opportunity for people of all mobility levels to enjoy Barkerville’s rich history.”


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