This is our 3rd summer as Hosts at Williams Lake Campground. We’re starting to develop friendships with our returning guests and we saw more of the Chilcotin country this year. Often just getting to Williams Lake is an adventure. We sure get to see some beautiful country on the drive out and when we take … Read more It really is an adventure – Part 2
This was our third summer as hosts at the Williams Lake Stampede Campground. Our attitude towards it has become that it presents us with a series of adventures that help us stay active, learn new things and meet great people. The first is just getting from Cochrane to Williams Lake. It a 12 hour drive … Read more It really is an adventure!
Juice Plus is holding the first Canadian Conference right now in Calgary. With 1200 people attending it looks to be a success. Della is attending with a couple of her team, Tana and Tracie while I hold down the job at the campground. It’s their first experience at a National Conference. For now, I’ll just … Read more Calgary Juice Plus Conference October 2019
It was a great evening for a walk around the Williams Lake Stampede Campground. We shut down the office a little early and had to catch up with a few campers on our return. Della manning the front office Cabin Campground at Season opening with our first guest. After we get irrigation working it really … Read more Tonight’s walk around the Campground
We have hundreds of visitors each year of people headed to or returning from Bella Coola. Bella Coola is 450 kms west of Williams Lake on highway 20. Everybody that travels that way has a story about the famous hill just outside of town or the wildlife they saw. We met Norman and Sonja after … Read more A story of the Bella Coola highway
I was looking for something to do this Sunday, other than work. I didn’t have to go far. Just across the street from the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds, Chuck’s Automotive was sponsoring a Show & Shine. I’m generally not a car show fan but a couple of these did bring back some memories. I remember … Read more Show & Shine
Following every fire, mushrooms follow. In the summer following the 2017 fire, mushroom pickers and buyers flooded the area in the hundreds. We had 20-30 stay with us on their way to the picking areas. That was last summer. This year far fewer have stayed with us. I understand that the various types of morels … Read more Mushroom Pickers
An imposing log building welcomes visitors to Williams Lake as they enter on Hwy 97 from the south. It houses the Tourist Centre and Museum of the Chilcotin.. Tourism Discovery Centre built by Pioneer Log Homes Ancestor Tree on lower level The Museum contains many exhibits of early life and area industry. The lower level … Read more Tourist Centre at Williams Lake