Pemberton is a spectacular 20-minute drive north of Whistler Resort, accessible directly off Highway 99. The Village of Pemberton, nestled at the foot of majestic Mt Currie, is the hub for the Pemberton area. The district includes the Village of Pemberton, the First Nations community of Mt. Currie, plus the Pemberton Valley, D'Arcy and Birken.
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, mountain biking, 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.
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.