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Duffy Lake Road

Pemberton, British Columbia, Canada
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Duffy Lake Road

Took a Holiday to Canada and tour in a Convertable, drove the sea to highway route out of Vancouver... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
G279EKrichardw
Take the slow road and enjoy the scenery.

We drove it both ways - east in the morning and then back over westbound after lunch in Lillooet... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lost_in_the_ozone
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  • Average5%
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“every corner” (5 reviews)
“take photos” (4 reviews)
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Pemberton, British Columbia, Canada
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"every corner"
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"great scenery"
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"approximately km"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a Holiday to Canada and tour in a Convertable, drove the sea to highway route out of Vancouver then on Duffy lake road heading to Kamloops. Could have taken the Hope to Kamloops main road, but very I did not A real surprise, very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove it both ways - east in the morning and then back over westbound after lunch in Lillooet. It is a highway, but a very demanding drive for someone not used to driving in the mountains or perhaps driving a motor home for the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did this trip twice in 2017, once with my wife and the second time with a friend. If this trip is incorporated into a circle route of approximately 580 Km's it provides some amazing contrasting scenery and terrain ranging from big city through west...More

Thank machinerydr
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice road, quite a lot of speed variations along the way between Pemberton and Lillooet. You'll see Lake Duffy about halfway along the road and there is a number of places to pull over and take photos etc. We were the in early May and...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Duffy Lake Road was a surprise. More scenic than I imaged from the map. Not as God Smacking as some Alpine routes, but better than taking the Trans Canada expressway to Whistler. Pemberton was worth a look purely from the ‘absence of tourists’ point of...More

Thank Neil H
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Every year in July I set out on my bike from Richmond B.C. and ride up to Lillooet and then decide where to go from there. The reason I always go to Lillooet is because of the ride on Duffy Lake Road. You start with...More

4  Thank MrBlackTattoos
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Every year Bc highway works on it And the people make an awsone job. But it has to be better on the Lillooet side Pemberton side nothing to say Scares me that drive!

1  Thank Ilaria16112
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Scenery, wild life and parks abound. Lots of pull outs along the route to stop for a break or take photos. Camping and hiking areas for the summer, cross country skiing areas for the winter.

Thank 303rick
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We've driven this route in September, when the Autumn colours are changing. It is absolutely spectacular! The road is in pretty good condition and was relatively easy to drive (the usual hills and bends of a mountain route). Just watch out for other vehicles taking...More

2  Thank Marcia H
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by the condition of the road. Pavement was in great shape. Note there are quite a number of rest stops on the portion of the road located in the Cariboo district, not many (if any...can't remember) in the Pemberton (?) district....More

1  Thank Suee2012
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cmbtraveller
10 July 2017|
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Response from Russchambers | Reviewed this property |
Very little gravel. Just a couple of short stretches, bridges and culvert construction
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Heidi K
30 May 2017|
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Response from Tom W | Reviewed this property |
One short stretch south of Lillooet is unpaved due to a new bridge going in, but otherwise totally paved.
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Paul C
Hi ALL past users of "Duffy Lake Road" Hwy 99! We are hiring a 32" RV (with 3 bikes on the back as well!!) in late June this year and have planned a route using this road. I have read all your comments (about braking and switchbacks!) and i did run it past the RV hire company to see if it was a "NO GO road" but they did not comment. I am experienced in driving large vehicles and have a PCV (Double Decker Passenger Bus Licence -UK) and drove 12 metre buses all over Brighton UK for 7 years, but these are different beasts and i have never driven one before! In all of your opinions... is this road SAFE and practical to drive with an RV of the length? (I am very considerate driver and will be contiually pulling over to allow faster vehicles to pass). I don't want to get half way along and get stuck! We have all day to get from Squamish to Lilliooet. Is that practical in this size RV? Thank you in advance for all of your helpful advice. Paul - Sussex, UK.
10 February 2017|
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Response from cagatravel | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, we traveled the Duffy lake road from Whistler to Lillooet (then to Pavillion to Cache creek to Sun Peaks). We found all the sealed roads are very good. There is NO restrictions and road is safe for RV's and I don't... More
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