Cariboo Joy Campground


Wells, British Columbia
Phone: (888) 996-4653

Sites: 29
Recent Rate: $35 8/2014

Latitude: 53.1026692965086
Longitude: -121.564879417419

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview

3 Reviews

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here 3 nights for the 1st time. This is a nice little park in a perfect setting. Not too many full hookup sites so if you need full service, book early. Owner is a great host and has done an awesome job of putting this campground together from scratch. Gold panning is part of the deal an fits right in with the area. Will come back to do more exploring of this interesting area of BC. We camped at Cariboo Joy Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Quirky little campground in Wells. Joy's campground fits right in with the atmosphere of Barkerville and the gold rush. She is very friendly and always ready with a story about the area. She makes everyone feel welcome and at home. We stay every year. We camped at Cariboo Joy Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 106
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an interesting park. Not all the sites are full service and some are quite tight because of the trees and bushes. The sites have a table and fire pit and there are gazebos around the property for anyone to use. There is also a TV on the deck with satellite that anyone can use. The owner is very accommodating and friendly. She also leads gold panning lessons and explorations. This is one of only two in town that have services and close to Barkerville, the 1930s gold rush town which is the reason to be here in the first place. Be aware that when you leave Quesnel and head toward Wells and Barkerville that you will be leaving cell service, Internet service, and mostly satellite service behind. My GPS wouldn't work there either because of the heavy tree cover. There are pay phones so you can call out if necessary and a Government run Internet site in town for $2 for 30 minutes. We camped at Cariboo Joy Campground in a Motorhome.

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