This season, Cottonwood House Historic Site will receive some extra care and important capital upgrades. As such, accommodations, interpretive programs, special events, and the General Store will be unavailable in 2019. Walkers, hikers, and picnickers are still welcome between 8:00am and 8:00pm, 7 days per week. We are sorry for any inconvenience during this season’s much-needed upgrades and improvements as we prepare to be fully operational and welcome visitors again in 2020.

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, restaurant, full-service activity building, 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 six people on three sets of bunk beds lined with foam 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 included in your cabin fee.

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

RV and Tent Sites

Cottonwood House offers tent sites in two designated areas and 8 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 8 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 included in your RV and Tent Site fee.

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

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