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Welcome to the Community of

Dunster, British Columbia, Canada


We hope you will learn a bit more about our friendly community nestled in the Robson Valley between the peaks of the majestic Rocky Mountains and the Cariboo Range in east-central British Columbia.

The main purpose of this site is to provide information and entertainment for locals - at least, those with phone service and computers and time away from milking, haying, stacking wood, shovelling snow, and simply surviving. If you've made it this far, welcome and congratulations! Once you've looked around, let us know what you would like to see here. There's a lot more to come, and we welcome ideas of any kind. Just email us with suggestions, comments, critiques, and corrections.

By clicking on the links at the top of the page, you can take a short trip to see more of Dunster and to learn what keeps us busy and happy in our wonderful mountain hideaway!

Community - On this page, you will find information about our history, the history of local place names, and maps to show where Dunster is situated. It will also tell you more about our many community groups that build and support the community and the inhabitants in our everyday lives. You can also learn more about the landmarks in the community such as the Dunster Community Hall, the Dunster School, the Dunster General Store and Post Office, The Heritage Train Station, and the Croydon Cemetery. We will also try to give you a good cross-section of community pictures in the Gallery section. There's also a page on Dunster, Somerset, England.

Events - Tells you about the gatherings and entertainment events that we have planned. It can also include events in the neighbouring communities in the Robson Valley that may be of interest to residents of Dunster.

Bulletin Board - Includes notices to Dunster residents and a section to list ads of "help wanted" or "work wanted". There is also a section of "buy and sell" for used or home-made items (no commercial items, please). The bulletin board further has a section to post notices if you are looking for long-lost friends from the area. Another section is dedicated to postings of comments and suggestions to make this site better.

Local Services - This section includes many home-based businesses in the Dunster area. Our community offers a broad variety of services, from accommodation and food services; livestock, pets and related services; arts, crafts and music; to builders and contractors; health practitioners; home services; outdoor and recreation; as well as other services.

Weather Report - Here you will find several weather-related links so you can check out the local and regional weather, the forecast for the next few days as well as satellite images. We have also added links to keep you updated on the wildfire situation and the Northern Lights forecast.

Road Report - By clicking on this button, you will be linked to the latest road reports on this area from the Ministry of Transportation And Highways.

Links - On this page you can find links to other local websites in McBride and Valemount. It also gives you direct links to the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George, the local Member of the Provincial Legislature and the local Member of Parliament. Other appropriate links may be added.



This website is a community effort. If you would like to help with the costs of keeping it available to members of the Dunster Community and their friends around the world, a small donation would be appreciated. The site costs around $10 per month for hosting services.

You can send a donation to:

Dunster Community Association, General Delivery, Dunster, B.C., V0J 1J0

or you can drop it off at the Dunster General Store during regular store hours.

We appreciate your support!


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Page last updated October 11, 2015



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