Welcome to Quesnel

Location-MapGoldpan2014Located at the confluence of the Fraser and Quesnel Rivers, Quesnel is a bustling small city with an area population of 23,000 people. Quesnel’s regional airport, rail connectivity, and location directly on British Columbia’s main north-south corridor, make larger markets accessible within a one day drive or one hour flight. With business-friendly government at the local, provincial and federal level, Quesnel is an ideal location to work, live and play.

An extensive trail system within and surrounding the City, picturesque freshwater lakes and rivers, recreational amenities to suit all interests, and 2,025 sunshine hours a year, give Quesnel a lifestyle that can’t be beat. Quesnel’s citizens take pride in their community, local businesses and surrounding natural beauty.


Our Economic Development Officer is here to assist you as you explore opportunities for your business and your family in Quesnel.