Welcome To Burns Lake

Carve your path.

Welcome To Burns Lake

Carve your path.


When ariving in an area as vast as the Lakes District, you may find yoursekf asking ‘What MUST i see in Burns Lake?’. We’ve commited to the research and discovered the top 10 things to explore while in the area.

Ride The Trails

There is over 90 km of trails on the Boar Mountain trail network, Canada’s first IMBA Ride Centre

Tweedsmuir Provincial Park

Explore Tweedsmuir Provincial park; Accesible only by boat or float plane, this northern jewel is a must see.

Oosta-Francois Circle Tour

Drive the Ootsa-Francois Circle tour. This 308 km trip allows you to delve into the area locally known as the Southside.

The Areas Six First Nations Bands

The history of Burns Lake is rich in First Nations history and culture. Today Burns Lake is home to six First Nation bands – Cheslatta Carrier Nation, Lake Babine Nation, Burns Lake Band, Wet’suwet’en, Nee-Tahi-Buhn Band, and Skin Tyee Nation.

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.

Fantastic Fishing

Try your hand at fishing! With over 3000 miles of fishing available the sport has never been more accessible.

Spirt Square

Visit Spirit Square and enjoy the many lakeside services, events and amenities!


Rent a canoe or kayak from the Lakeside Multiplex and paddle your way to BC’s smallest provicial park, Deadmans 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 ensures there is something for everyone.

Get the Burns Lake Visitor Guide