Maxan Lake

Attraction: Fishing | Fish: Char, Rainbow Trout

Off the Maxan Creek Forest Service Road, you will find this 12 unit open campsite in a sheltered bay. Fishing in the spring and fall can be quite good. This Site has a Gravel boat launch, 2 outhouses, and is very accessible to RVs and trailers. There is also a popular cross-country ski and snowshoe trail south of the lake.

Leave Burns lake heading West on hwy 16 travel for ~14 km until you reach the Decker Lake Sawmill turnoff. Follow the 2.7 km road to the mill, and turn left onto the Maxan Road. At 6 km on the Maxan turn right onto the Thompson road, follow the Thompson until the 17km sign. Cross the bridge and turn left onto the Maxan Creek FSR, drive ~1.5 km south, turning left at the junction. Head north 650 meters then turn right onto the next road follow for 1.7 km to reach the site. Can also enter from Forestdale Road from Hwy 16 between Rose Lake and Topley. (SUMMARY: 17km Maxan Creek FSR – off east side of road).


Campsite: Yes
Boat launch: Yes

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