Barkerville Intercepts up to 3.4 m (11.0 feet) of 459 g/T (13.393 oz/t) Gold Including 0.8 m (2.6 feet) of 1,942 g/T or 56.635 oz/T Gold-Discovers Second and Third Gold Zones on Cow Mountain

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 13, 2011) - Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:BGM)(FRANKFURT:IWUB) (the "Company") reports the discovery of the second visible gold ("VG")-cosalite-pyrite-quartz mineralized zone returning up to 1,942 g/T or 56.635 oz/t (resplit 2,156 g/T or 62.875 oz/t) gold – the highest gold grade recorded to date in the area. The new zone is parallel/sub-parallel to the first VG-cosalite-quartz-pyrite zone on Cow Mt. reported by the company on June 27 and July 26, and is about 305 meters (1,000 feet) to the mine grid east. Both zones, running mine grid south and north, are outside the perimeter of the proposed Cariboo Gold Quartz ("CGQ") open pit on the northwest and west flanks of Cow Mountain on the company's project in central British Columbia.