With the centre of local government being at Williams Lake, the miners and businessmen all had to travel there to conduct their business and soon the town had a post office, a courthouse, a roadhouse and the jail that Nind had requested.
Meanwhile, William Pinchbeck had not been idle and had built his own roadhouse, saloon and store. In 1863, the town was excited by the news of the construction of Cariboo Road, believing it would pass through their already established and important trading centre.
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Williams Lake hosts the annual Williams Lake Stampede, which takes place over the Canada Day long weekend.
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Or enjoy the peace and tranquility of a stroll along the lakeshore of the Scout Island Nature Centre and be immersed in birdsong.
Read More Two main highways intersect within the city core: Highway 20 (from Bella Coola), and Highway 97 (the main provincial corridor linking Vancouver with Alaska).
The story of Williams Lake began in 1860 during the Cariboo Gold Rush when Gold Commissioner Philip Henry Nind and William Pinchbeck, a constable with the British Columbia Provincial Police, arrived from Victoria to organize a local government and maintain law and order.
At the time, two pack trails led to the goldfields, one from the Douglas Road and the other through the Fraser Canyon.