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  • From BritishColumbia.com:
    Set amidst rolling grasslands on the Bella Coola Highway (Hwy 20), the small community of Riske Creek is the gateway to Junction Sheep Range Park and a range of outdoor adventures in the Chilcotin.

    The community is named after Mr. L. W. Riske, a Polish pioneer who was amongst the first settlers in the East Chilcotin during the 1860s. He built a flourmill and a sawmill, and supplied produce to the gold town of Barkerville.

    Ranching and logging remain as the main industries of the area. With the amenities such as gas, lodgings and general store available this is the ideal spot to begin a Chilcotin adventure.

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  • Town Population: 398 (2016 Census)

  • Tl’esqox – Toosey Health Centre
    Farwell Canyon Rd, Riske Creek, BC V0L 1T0

    Services:

    • nurse practitioner
    • community health nurse
    • home care nurse
    • mental health clinician

    Hours: Mon to Thurs, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm; alternating Fridays to 12:00 noon or 3:00 pm
    Phone: 250-659-5655  |  Fax: 250-659-5601

    The nearest hospital is located in Williams Lake.