When arriving in an area as vast as the Lakes District, you may find yourself asking "what MUST we see in Burns Lake?". We've committed to the research and discovered the Top 10 Things to Explore while in the area.
RIDE THE TRAILS
There are over 90 km of trails on the Boer Mountain trail network - Canada's first IMBA Ride Centre.
TWEEDSMUIR PROVINCIAL PARK
Explore Tweedsmuir Provincial Park; accessible only by float plane or boat, this northern jewel is a must see.
OOTSA-FRANCOIS LAKE CIRCLE TOUR
Drive the Ootsa-Francois Lake Circle Tour. This 308 km road trip allows you to delve into an area locally know as "the Southside".
NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY
Take part in the second largest National Indigenous Peoples Day celebration in the province - held annually at the Spirit Square on June 21.
LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM
Step back in time at the Lakes District Museum, and discover the rich history of how Burns Lake became the community it is today.
Try your hand at fishing - with over 3000 miles of fishing available, the sport has never been more accessible.
ANNUAL 1000 YARD SHOT
Stop by the Tweedsmuir Park Rod & Gun Club for the Annual 1000 Yard Shoot; the excellent marksmanship displayed is incredible!
CANOE OR KAYAK
Rent a canoe or kayak from the Lakeside Multiplex and paddle your way to BC's smallest provincial park, Deadman's Island.
TAKE A HIKE
There are a multitude of hiking trails available in the Lakes District; stunning panoramic views and waterfalls make these hikes a must.
TAKE IN DOWNTOWN
An abundance of unique cafes, shops, boutiques, galleries, and historic buildings ensure there is something for everyone.