About Pemberton & District

Pemberton & District Communities

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 contains several unique mountain communities including:

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 hosts world-class activities and recreation including snowmobiling, 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.


Pemberton is easy to reach by road and air. Highway 99 is a well maintained major provincial highway. The Village’s airport provides access for fixed wing and helicopter traffic.

Community Organizations

Click here for a complete list of Community Organizations.

More About Pemberton

Want to learn more about Pemberton? Our history page will help you learn more about the area, while our FAQ gives you helpful tips about visiting Pemberton. You’ll also find a list of some of the best businesses in the area, along with maps, directions, and the local weather.

Lastly, check our webcams, photo gallery, and video gallery for a taste of what it’s like to visit Pemberton.