the new manager Mike, is just great. this is a VERY historic site. if you like to learn, stop here, and listen & look. its hard to believe that its still standing after all these years !
We were looking for a campground in the quesnel area. By mistake when we stopped to tour the cottonwood historic site we realized it offered small clean cabins, RV sites, and camping. What a deal in a clean well maintained historic site. They have a restaurant with awesome homemade food. Even pies. The people who work at the site are very friendly and informative. It was a treat to learn about the history of the area and current events. I was so happy to stay at this clean quiet campground What disappointed me was this jewel was not advertised as an overnight place to stay even when I had googled camping in quesnel prior. This is a definite place to stay. We rented a cabin with 2 sets of bunk beds for $50. Camping would even be more cost effective. Heck the showers are even free!
Other than the grand old house and the double-barn, there is not much else to see at Cottonwood House Historic Site. The food is good and so is the hospitality. They do offer informative historic tours.