100 Mile House

Population: 1,200

100 Mile House is located on BC Highway 97, 70 miles north of Cache Creek, 56 miles south of Williams Lake and 204 miles south of Prince George.

Visitor Information: South Cariboo Visitor Centre is located in the log building by 100 Mile House Marsh; look for the 39-foot-long cross-country skis.

100 Mile House was once a stop for fur traders, and later a post house on the Cariboo Waggon Road to the goldfields. Today, 100 Mile House is the service centre for the South Cariboo, and has 2 lumber mills and an Oriented Strand Board (OSB) plant. It is also the “hand-crafted log home capital of North America,” with an extensive log home industry.

Visitor services in this bustling community include  fast-food outlets (A&W, DQ, Subway, Tim Hortons), restaurants, motels, gas/diesel stations (Chevron, Petro-Canada, Husky),  repair services, stores, a post office, 2 golf courses, a theatre, a government liquor store, 3 supermarkets (Save-On-Foods), banks and ATMs. Dry camping seasonally at the Municipal Campground on Horse Lake Road for small to mid-size RVs.

Centennial Park has picnic sites, playground and a scenic walking trail to Bridge Creek Falls, a 10-minute hike. Parking area will accommodate large RVs.

Attractions:

  • Centennial Park picnicking and scenic walking trail to Bridge Creek Falls.
  • Fishing lakes along Horse Lake Road.