Welcome to Barriere

Barriere, British Columbia offers spectacular scenery in a pristine setting.  Enjoy the fresh, clean air while participating in any of the many activities available in the area. The forest industry, ranching and tourism form a strong economic base for the area.

Barriere’s mild climate, relaxing lifestyle and low cost of living is well suited for seniors and young working families. The community offers a safe and peaceful environment that includes all the amenities of a sustainable community including education, health care and recreational opportunities. An emergency centre and medical centre provide health care. Emergency services include a fire department, R.C.M.P. detachment and ambulance service. Education is available from kindergarten through grade 12.


Recreational opportunities abound in the area with up to date facilities and a wilderness back country. Current infrastructure, which includes a water system, with a new sewage system being implemented soon. Other services include financial, legal and realty offices, bookkeeping, accountants, post office, building supplies, two auto part stores, a mini mall, with a grocery store, drug store, auto repair,  and much more.

“If it’s important to your business, it’s important to your Chamber!”

Barriere and Area Chamber of Commerce