Pemberton, British Columbia, Your Gateway to Adventure
Adventure Begins in Pemberton. Located just 20 minutes north of Whistler and a beautiful two and a half hour drive from Vancouver, Pemberton & district is your Gateway to Adventure!
Pemberton and district offers incredible four-season recreation World-class golfing, soaring, mountain biking, fishing, hiking, mountaineering, horse-back riding and jet boating are just some of Pemberton's famous summer activities. Heli-skiing, alpine skiing and incredible snowmobiling make Pemberton an amazing winter destination as well
The Pemberton district abounds with natural beauty surrounded by three of the most beautiful Provincial Parks in BC. There is ample opportunity for camping at Birkenhead Lake, Garibaldi, Joffre Lakes and Nairn Falls parks.
Great Location - Easy to Reach Pemberton is easy to reach by road and air. Highway 99 is a well maintained major provincial highway. The Village's airport provides access for fixed wing and helicopter traffic.
The Village of Pemberton (population 2,192 as of 2006 census) is a spectacular 20-minute drive north of Whistler Resort, accessible directly off Highway 99. The Village, located at the foot of majestic Mt Currie, is the hub for the Pemberton Valley and district. The district includes the Village, the first nations community of Mt. Currie, plus the Pemberton Valley, D'Arcy and Birken.
A Varied Economic Base - The area was developed at the turn of the century as a result of forestry and agriculture. The Pemberton Valley lies northwest of the Village and is famous for its seed potatoes. Pemberton and district offers world-class activities and recreation including snowmobiling, horseback riding, skiing, golfing, hiking, rafting, jet boating and gliding. The district also provides a variety of shopping, dining, accommodations and a thriving service and light industrial sector.