Welcome to Williams Lake in the Heart of the Cariboo Country!
Welcome to the land of Cowboys, Miners & miles of beautiful untouched nature. Williams Lake is the destination spot for the true adventure seeker. With a plentiful selection of activities such as fishing any of the 4500 lakes, hiking to a mountain top, skiing downhill or cross-country, snowmobiling through untouched powder and canoeing or kayaking one of the canoe circuits, Williams Lake can offer everyone in the family a splendid time!
Set in the heart of the Cariboo, Williams Lake delivers everything from the biggest shopping area in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast to any kind of great outdoor adventure you want! Williams Lake is home to over 11,000 people & 25,000 in the surrounding area. Just a scenic day trip (546km) from Vancouver north on Highway 97 or a 1 hour flight from the Metropolis, Williams Lake is very easy to access.
Williams Lake offers a mixture of events and attractions that will excite the whole family. To get a taste of country a must attend event is the Williams Lake Stampede on the July long weekend. These 4 days are jammed packed with exciting entertainment
all weekend long with a town wide parade, a street party, barn dance, Cowboy Breakfasts, Crash to Pass, rugby tournament, Canada Day celebrations, and one can’t forget the main event, the 4 Stampede performances (One everyday). If you’re a History Buff check out the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin which is also home to BC Cowboy Hall of Fame. If you’re interested in Culture take a tour of the Xat’sull Heritage Village 30 minutes north of Williams Lake. Arts your thing? The Station House Gallery showcases Williams Lake & Area’s local talent with monthly shows. Many of the local Clubs host events such as the Tour de Cariboo, Arts on the Fly, The Unlikely Paddlefest, Pow-Wows, Art Walk & many craft fairs. For more information please check the “Events” tab.
This Website has been designed to ease your adventure planning. Whether it is to satisfy your adrenaline or to sit back, relax and take in all Williams Lake has to offer, this site has it all. So please let us help organize a trip of a life time to Beautiful Williams Lake, British Columbia.
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