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How to get to Spruce Lake Wilderness Adventures
From Vancouver via Hurley Forestry Road (4.5hrs - This route is closed from Nov. to end of May)
The Hurley River Forestry Road is gravel and summer access only. From Vancouver take Highway 1 to Horseshoe Bay then Highway 99 to Whistler. 35kms after Whistler the road forms a "Y" you vere left into the village of Pemberton (gas up here it is the last stop)
After crossing the railroad tracks the road forms a "T". You will come to a stop sign where you will turn right onto Birch Avenue. Follow this road which will turn into Pemberton Meadow Road.
After 23kms (14.4 miles) you will see signs for "Coast Mountain Outdoor School" and Gold Bridge, Meager Creek, turn right here. After 9km, you will cross over a bridge and will see a sign "Hurley River & Gold Bridge", take this road uphill.
Spruce lakes sign at beautiful bcThis logging road starts out to be steep with switchbacks but flattens out on top. The road can be rough with quite a bit of washboard. Take your time and be sure not to spin your tires to avoid a flat. It then goes downhill into the Bridge River Valley. You will see a sign to the right which says Bralorne, but follow the road towards Gold Bridge. After 60kms (35miles) on this gravel road you enter a road which is seal coated, similar to pavement. Turn right. You are now on Highway 40.
After 200 yards (1/4km) you see Gold Bridge on the right but stay on Hwy.40 and after 14 kms (5miles) you see the large (6'x8') Tyax sign at the base of Tyaughton Lake Road. Take this sharp left and after another 4 kmst you will see Gun Creek Road on your left. Turn here. Spruce Lake Wilderness Adventures is the first ranch on the left (you will see the sign and the ranch from the road)
WARNING: The Hurley River Road is not a highway but a Forest Service Road. It can be rough and have unexpected pot holes as well as some narrow spots. Take your time and drive with caution.
From Vancouver Via Duffey Lake Road and Road 40 (5 hours - Winter driving time at least 6 hours)
Drive from Pemberton to Lillooet over the Duffey Lake Road (Highway 99). In Lillooet get on to the Carpenter Lake Road (Hwy.40) towards Gold Bridge. When you get gas in Lillooet ask them to direct you. Follow Carpenter Lake Road for 92km until you see the large (6'x8')Tyax Resort sign on the right side of the road at the base of Tyaughton Lake Road. Take a right and follow that road for 4km until you see Gun Creek Road on your left. Spruce Lake Wilderness Adventures is the first ranch on your left and you will see our sign.
WARNING: The Carpenter Lake Road is a maintained Highway and School bus route but you must be cautious of sharp corners, rocks and wildlife on the road. Drive with caution and care.
From Vancouver via the Fraser Canyon (5.5 hours - Winter driving time at least 6.5 hours)
From Vancouver, follow the Trans Canada Highway (#1) through Chilliwack and continue through to Hope and then into Lytton. In Lytton take Highway 12B to Lillooet. From Lillooet take the Carpenter Lake Road to Gold Bridge for 92km until you see the large (6'x8')Tyax Resort sign on the right side of the road at the base of Tyaughton Lake Road. Take the road to the right here and follow for about 4km where you will turn left on Gun Creek Road. Spruce Lake Wilderness Adventures is the first ranch on your left.
Other Transportation Possibilities
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Charter Vehicle transfer are availble from Vancouver,Whistler or Pemberton through Pemberton Taxi Service
There are Charter Float Plane Flights readily available from Vancouver direct to Gold Bridge or Whistler direct to Gold Bridge via Tyax Air Service. For more information visit their website at: www.tyaxair.com