Burns Lake is located in the heart of northern British Columbia, about 222 km west of Prince George on Highway 16. Our village has a diverse population of 3,614 residents and serves a surrounding area of approximately 10,000 residents of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako. With two of the six local First Nations communities located within municipal boundaries, Burns Lake has a strong sense of culture and incredible local talents to showcase.
Burns Lake is a treasure trove for fishers, hikers, golfers, mountain bikers, cross country skiers, wilderness lovers, and the list goes on! With over 3000 miles of fishing, endless hiking routes, internationally recognized mountain bike trails, in addition to beautiful lakes and mountains, it’s only natural to visit Burns Lake. There is something here for everyone.
During the winter, Olympic quality cross-country skiing trails and facilities draw in competitors and recreational skiers from across the province. Snowshoe enthusiasts can follow in their tracks too. Additionally, Burns Lake is a snowmobiler’s paradise, with vast wilderness trails near town.
Living amidst nature does not preclude us from full access to healthcare facilities, schools, and post secondary education. Our local airport is a top notch destination for the recreational pilot.
Come see what Burns Lake has to offer you!