If you are planning to spend a few days in the region we highly recommend making Cottonwood House the home base of your trip. Cottonwood House is centrally located between Quesnel (a short 25 minute drive west) and Barkerville (only a 40 minute drive east). Furthermore, with our reasonable accommodation rates, cafe, full-service activity building (closed for 2020), and complimentary showers, we provide you with all requirements for an enjoyable and relaxing stay in the region. Your biggest decision won’t be where to stay or eat, but what to explore next!

Stay overnight at this beautifully groomed site in the rustic cabins, heritage Guest Cabin, tent or RV sites. Your accommodation booking includes access to:

  • Washrooms with hot showers
  • Heated activity building with a small kitchen, tables & benches
  • Outdoor activities and games area
  • Picnic tables and fire-pits
  • Enclosed shelter with tables and chairs
  • Wheelchair accessible trails & the Cottonwood River


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Book through the online system through Barkerville Historic Town booking system here. Simply select “Cottonwood Historic Site” as your campground.

Pets on a leash are welcome NEAR, but not in, the cabins and camp area. It is requested pets are kept outside of the heritage zone. Owners are responsible for all activities of pets. While hypoallergenic, non-shedding dogs are allowed in cabins, please contact staff before taking your pet inside a cabin.

Rustic Cabins

Our rustic cabins sleep four people on one set of bunk beds lined with new queen size mattresses, with one wheel chair accessible cabin sleeping 3 people. Each cabin contains electrical heat, lighting and an outlet as well as a table and chairs. Cabin rentals are $35.00 per night if you bring your own bedding (sleeping bag & pillow). Admission to the Site is by donation only.

RV and Tent Sites

Cottonwood House offers tent and RV sites with an EZ RV turn-around area. These sites are located in a beautiful forested setting with picnic tables and fire pits close by. Of the RV sites 2 are outfitted with a 30 amp electrical hookup, 2 are outfitted with a 15 amp electrical hookup ($25.00 per night) and 4 are without electrical hookups ($20.00 per night). Tent sites are located on the grass sections close to all the amenities ($15.00 per night). Admission to the Site is by donation only.

A deposit may be required at the time of booking and will be applied to the cost of the site.

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