on the shores of Burns Lake
this community is a year round destination. The Lake District promises
over 4800 km (2976 mi.) of shoreline to entice the sportsfisher; summer
or winter. Some of the province's largest char (48 lb) and rainbow
trout (10 lb) have been landed on Uncha
and Francois Lakes.
fishing is not all that draws visitors to this area. The wilderness
setting of Tweedsmuir Park is a
magnet for some, while others find rockhounding for agates and opals
at the Eagle Creek Deposits more to their interests. Hiking and trail
riding are offered on the area's many trails which in the winter are
used for cross country skiing and snowmobiling.
is one of the main industries in the region and a self-guided tour
has been set up to allow visitors to see how forestry decisions are
fishing is your passion or you just prefer to explore and take advantage
of the many recreational activities in the area, Burns Lake can keep
you happy year round.
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2,726 Surrounding Area: 8,000+
Industries: Ranching, logging, tourism
Summer Average: 16 C Winter Average: Minus 10 C
Located on the main Highway 16 (Yellowhead), Burns Lake is easily
accessed by car, bus or rail. Charter air service is also available.
There are a number of private and provincial campsites in and
around the town with a variety of lodges and resorts in the vicinity.
There is also a good selection of motel/hotel accommodations available.
Burns Lake Visitor Centre
Hwy 16 W, Burns
Lake, BC, V0J