parkhurst ghost town

The Parkhurst Ghost Town is an old logging outpost hidden deep in the Canadian forest

The Parkhurst Ghost Town is one of Canada's hidden gems. Located deep in the woods, this eerie, abandoned logging settlement is every thrill seeker's dream.

Brave explorers can find collapsed buildings, abandoned cars, rusted stoves and other relics from another time.

You can only access the town through a six-kilometer loop located just outside of Whistler, B.C., so you'll need to lace up your hiking shoes (or, you know, grab a paddle and a canoe).

The ghost town was once a successful logging outpost, but it was abandoned in the mid-twentieth century when the logging industry took a turn for the worst.

In its heyday, the seasonal working town was home to about 70 loggers; the site contained several family homes, a store, and even a school.

Now, most of the empty buildings have been reclaimed by nature; a few also have colorful graffiti on them from more recent visitors.

Not all of the relics are from a century ago, however; hikers can also find a faded white corvette with red leather seats, left behind by people that squatted at the site in the 1970s.

Visitors haven't reported seeing any spectres or ghouls at the Parkhurst Ghost Town, but you certainly will get some boo-tiful views.

Lead photo by

Vrati Hornych


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