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Pemberton (British Columbia)

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Pemberton (British Columbia)

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Pemberton is a village in the province of British Columbia.

Matier Glacier and Joffre Lake near Pemberton

Get in

Pemberton is located 158km north of Vancouver along Highway 99.

Get around

Served by Greyhound & BC Transit out of Whistler. Pemberton Taxi service runs a Valley Commuter Service to Mount Currie that meets up with the buses: 604 894 1111. No Rail service any more - the Rocky Mountaineer just passes through. Charter planes & helicopter service to local airport. Sea Planes & Helicopters also service nearby Whistler. 27 miles of Free Trails for X-country skining biking, walking, or riding a horse.


  • Tourism Pemberton, Pemberton, British Columbia (20 minutes north of Whistler, BC on Hwy 99), 604-894-6175, [1]. Official website for Tourism Pemberton with business listings, events, news and travel advice. (50.321135,-122.799897)


  • Hike - Pemberton has some of BC's finest hiking and back country camping opportunities
  • Joffre Lakes - a moderate hike past three pristine turquoise lakes feed by Matier Glacier
  • Cerise Creek
  • Climbing - surrounded by the Coastal Mountains, Pemberton has many opportunities for rock climbing and mountaineering. While not as popular as Squamish, there are several climbing areas located within a short drive of the village. Detailed listings can be found in any of the area's climbing guide books.
  • Pemberton Golf [8] tel. 1.800.390.4653 — A par 72 course with full service club house.
  • activities (what to do). There are many activities to enjoy in Pemberton such as Swimming at near by Mile 1 Lake with its sandy beach & boardwalk or skating & curling in the winter, or take the kids to Pemberton`s new free kids water park at the new Communinty Centre - Library , Fitness Centre etc. Pemberton`s Skateboard Park has just opened on the other side of the Community Centre too. For the outdoor enthusiast there is Biking, Backpacking, Hiking, Horse Riding, Golfing, Skiing, Sledding, & Boarding.
  • Flight (flying). Come relax & escape in the beautiful valley of Pemberton BC located 8, 000 ft/ 2500 m. below the peak of Mount Currie & 20 min. north of whistler bc. For the flight enthusiasts Pemberton is a centre of Hang Gliding, Paragliding, Gliding, Skydiving, & Heli-tours (Ski Helitours in the winter) with the towns own airport for private planes, small jets & helicopters. The Valley just finished hosting the Canadian Paragliding Nationals - it was to host the Hang gliding Nationals but they were canceled


  • Be Natural, herbal apothecary and foods, 108, 7433 Frontier Street (In the AG Foods strip mall), 604-894-8884. A health food store offering vitamin supplements, herbal blends, homeopathics, essential oils, personal care, bulk herbs and foods, healthy snacks, and specialty and organic groceries. Private health consults available by a trained Clinical Herbalist with knowledge in herbs, vitamins, nutrition, Bach Flowers, Reiki, and Reconnective Healing.
  • Silvhorn Automotive, #71 7370 Highway 99 (Hwy 99 at the entrance to Pemberton Village), 604-894-5556, [2]. Silvhorn Automotive service and repair including electrical problems and diagnostic maintenance. (Latitude, Longitude 50.316243,-122.8017)


  • North Arm Farm, 1888 Hwy 99 (5 km east of the McDonalds & PetroCanada gas station), +1 604 894-5379, [3]. 9AM-6PM daily. Local farm with a produce shop and bakery. They sell their own organic produce and produce and cheese from other B.C. farms. There is also a lunch menu with homemade sandwiches. Coffee $2.15, sandwiches $6-$10, baked goods $2-$5.
  • Mile One Eating House (Mile One), 107 - 7330 Arbutus Street (Under the Clock Tower at the 1st Building at, 1st Traffic Light, junction Hwy99 Across from PetroCan at Pemberton Gateway Village Suites), 604-384-3842, [4]. 11-9ish Tue-Sun. Fast Slow Food: Brunch, Lunch & Dinner. Independantly owned & operated not part of a chain or run by the Hotel. Voted 6 Pemberton's 'BEST's Mile One Eating House They've done it again! Voted Pemberton`s BEST 2011 in 4 Food categories & # 1 Fav' Artist on display Karen Love. Now Pemberton`s BEST 2012 in 6 Food categories, # 1 Fav' Artist on display,& #1 Moto " Get Well Fed", & Best New Business 2011 Pemberton Chamber of Commerce. Offering local Natural Beef & Potatoes from the Valley. BC 100 Mile inspired cuisine: Buns from Blackbird Bakery across the street, Ocean Wise Tuna caught just off the Coast, BC Cheeses & Veg'. $$. (50° 19' 4.6915,-122° 47' 54.8019)


  • Mile One's Deck (Mile One Patio), 107 - 7330 Arbutus Street (Under the Clock Tower at the 1st Building at, 1st Traffic Light, junction Hwy99 Across from PetroCan at Pemberton Gateway Village Suites), 604-384-3842, [5]. 11-9ish Tue-Sun. Wed is Burger & Brew Night. 25 Craft Beers to Choose from & assorted BC VQA & other Wines. Sit on the Licensed Deck under Mount Currie. People drive all the way up from the Fraser Valley just to have lunch here!!! $$. (50° 19' 4.6915,-122° 47' 54.8019)


  • Pemberton Valley Lodge (Pemberton Valley Lodge Hotel), 1490 Portage Road (From Vancouver, go north on HWY 99, past Whistler to Pemberton, turn right at Harrow Rd.), 1.877.894.2800, [6]. All-suite Pemberton hotel with a contemporary, lodge style atmosphere. Soak away in the outdoor hot tub with 360 degree mountain views surrounding the property. Reasonably priced and perfect for families, couples and business guests alike. (50.315082,-122.79283)
  • Pemberton Gateway Village Suites Hotel (Gateway Hotel), 7330 Arbutus Street ((Turn off Hwy99 at Red Clock Tower at 1st Light by PetroCan)), 604 894 8888, [7]. checkin: 3:30; checkout: 10:00. Toll Free 1 877 894 5929. # 1 hotel in Pemberton on TripAdvisor 24/01/2013. Right in the hotel,all separate independant businesses, Mile One Eating House - Voted Pemberton's Best Burger & Best Chef- with Licensed Deck, Mynt Salon for men's & woman's Hair, & Revolution Fitness Studio, & Ivy Spa opened Dec 2012, get that Aprés Ski Massage! Our`s is a Pet-Friendly hotel ^ that offers nightly, weekly, or long-term stays to suit the needs of any traveler. Each suite has a full kitchen with fridge, 4 burner stove with oven, microwave, toaster, coffee pot, kettle, dishwasher & a compliment of utensils, cookware, & dishes.Our free secure underground parking offers a safe place for your vehicle at night or for your bikes, ATV's, & trailers. Free bike lockers & Free WiFi . Conveniently located across from the Blackbird Bakery, & Woods Restaurant, beside Mt Currie Coffee Co., 2 blocks from the Pony Espresso Restaurant, 4 blocks from several more Cafes & Restaurants. $99 +. (50° 19' 4.6915,-122° 47' 54.8019)

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Routes through Pemberton
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