The community of Ashcroft is nestled in a lush spot in the river valley,
while the area surrounding Ashcroft is a unique landscape of desert-like
rolling hills vegetated with dry tumbleweeds and sage. The community is
located 4km (2.5 miles) northeast of Hwy 1.
The Ashcroft Museum building was originally the 1917 post office. Fascinating
displays include those of the areas mining, ranching and railway industries
and Native Indian and Chinese histories.The museum is located at 4th and
This beautifully restored Manor House is now a Tea House and gift shop.
Ashcroft Manor is located on the TransCanada Hwy, just south of the Ashcroft
take Hwy.97C which leads to
Logan Lake, Merritt and the Nicola Valley.
As well as being the transportation hub of the Thompson Nicola, this is
still cowboy country.
North America's largest working cattle ranch, the Douglas Lake Ranch,
is found here and offers guided tours to visitors. During the summer the
annual outdoor Mountainfest: Merritt Mountain Music Festival attracts
visitors to this Country Music Festival.
located at the junction of
the Coquihalla Hwy 5, Hwy 5A (the old hwy between Merritt and Kamloops)
and the Okanagan Connector (Hwy 97C) to Peachland. Anglers are excited
by a sign in Merritt that promises "a lake a day, as long as you
stay". When in town, be sure to see the Coldwater
Hotel. Built just after the turn of the century, it is still in use
The museum focuses on life in the region at the turn of the century. Several
buildings have been restored. It is located at 2202 Jackson Avenue.
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