Babine Lake

Attraction: Beaches, Fishing | Fish: Dolly Varden, Lake Trout, Ling Cod, Rainbow Trout, Sockeye Salmon

Located Northwest of Burns Lake, Babine Lake can be accessed by driving 34 km on Babine Lake Road, or by traveling west of Burns Lake on Highway 16 and then north on Highway 118 to Granisle. Babine Lake is 177 km (110 miles) long, making it British Columbia’s longest natural lake. Mountains and beautiful scenery surround this pristine body of water, and its shoreline is dotted with sheltered bays and secluded sandy beaches. The lake supports rainbow trout, ling cod, dolly varden, lake trout (char), sockeye salmon (fall spawning run), and several other minor species.

Directions: From Burns Lake, head north on Babine Lake Road. Follow Babine Lake Road for approximately 34 km until you reach Babine Lake.


KM from Burns Lake


Campsite: Yes
Boat launch: Yes

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