The Barkerville Cemetery Accessible Trail opened in June 2015 and 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 through the BC Community Recreation Program.
Approximately 750 m long, the trail commences next to St Saviour’s Anglican Church and follows along of a portion of the old Cariboo Wagon Road, providing a unique route between the Barkerville town site and the Barkerville Cemetery. Visitors of various mobility levels can enjoy this trail as picturesque access to the historic cemetery.
Five rest stops are interspersed along the trail route and an informational kiosk is provided for users’ convenience at the trailhead. The trail has a packed, six foot wide crushed gravel surface with an overall gentle grade and sections of moderate steepness.
The Barkerville Cemetery Accessible Trail is located 81 kilometres east of Quesnel on Highway 26. Ongoing management of the site is provided by the Barkerville Heritage Trust.
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