Cache Creek, British Columbia (BC) Canada is a community situated in a valley on the shores of the Bonaparte River. It is surrounded by rolling desert hills as it rests at the junction of Hwy #1 (Trans Canada Hwy) and Hwy #97. The community has a long history in the early Gold Rush era of British Columbia.
In the early days, Cache Creek, was a destination community for miners, fur traders and for the First Nations people. The origin of Cache Creek comes from 1800's folklore about a hidden cache depot once used by the fur traders of the Hudson's Bay Company or was it the North West Company.
In the summer months people enjoy activities like golfing, hiking, boating, camping, river kayaking, mountain biking, off roading, fishing, dirt biking, ATVing, canoeing and horseback riding. In the winter months, after the snow falls, the community enjoys snowshoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing.
Here are a few of the more popular activity destinations in Cache Creek. A popular provincial park in the region is the Marble Canyon Provincial Park. A geological destination park located in a limestone canyon. Nearby is another provincial park named the Juniper Beach Provincial Park. Located north of Cache Creek is the Hat Creek Ranch which is a popular attraction depicting the early lives of the pioneers and First Nation people.
The Cache Creek downtown core lines the highway and includes many of the amenities necessary for travelers. Some of the amenities include accommodations, grocery store, gas stations, banks, restaurants, retail stores, pubs, liquor stores, internet access, cell service and coffee shops.