Blackwater-Spruce Guest Ranch is located in the lower
Blackwater Valley, north-west of the City of Quesnel, in the Cariboo
Chilcotin region of BC, Canada. The ranch is near the geographical
centre of British Columbia
and it's a real working cattle
ranch with a lot of nature and history at its doorstep.
Blackwater-Spruce Guest Ranch is approximately 30 km from "Kilometer
0" of the Alexander Mackenzie Heritage Trail, an 8000 year
old trail with significant importance in British Columbia's early
history. Join us and trace the Blackwater / West Road River route
of the Alexander Mackenzie Heritage Trail -- the adventure is deep
and some of the finest scenery in BC awaits
thought of going on a real cattle drive? The Blackwater-Spruce Guest
Ranch has prime BC Interior cattle that need to be moved out to
open range. This is a chance to enjoy real western vacations. Twice
a year there are cattle drives where there's lot's of adventure
for you. This is true excitement as you re-live the activities of
Pan Philips, one of the earliest cattlemen of the region!
an adventure trip with Blackwater-Spruce Guest Ranch and observe
the ancient trail markings as you go through forests, over hills,
through streams and rivers along the prehistoric route known by
the name of Carrier Trade Route, now part of the Heritage trail.
At the end of the day you'll camp early and enjoy the dazzling beauty
of stars in the night sky.
where you turn, along the way in the beautiful Blackwater region
of BC's Cariboo Chilcotin, another beautiful creature flies by or
skips across the water. Here, eagles fly high and co-exist with
the peregrines, ospreys, bears, beavers, deer, coyote, ducks of
all kinds. Pelicans fly so close to the water they glide by using
the river as their highway as they make their way to the feeding
grounds. Loons on the local lakes and streams cry out for all to
hear as you walk through their meadows and brooks.
of the Blackwater-Spruce Guest Ranch stay in one of their cabins
which have all the comforts of home. They offer luxurious comforters;
soft pillows and all beds are covered by mosquito nets. The cabins
have a sitting area and are stocked with the latest reading materials.
On the overnight trail rides they have tent camps, and meals are
cooked on an open campfire
cowboy style. At the Blackwater-Spruce
Guest Ranch itself all meals are home-cooked. There are also evening
campfires to relax at as you enjoy the flickering flames
and a large play area for the kids.
for an adventure along the Alexander Mackenzie Heritage Trail, camping,
canoeing or experiencing ranch life, come spend time with the Blackwater-Spruce
Guest Ranch in the North Cariboo! Join them on one of their scheduled
the wagon is hooked up and ready go.
Guest Ranch & Western Vacations in BC's Cariboo Chilcotin.
our full website at: http://www.blackwater-spruce.ca
Telephone: 1 (250) 991-2407