Williams Lake

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In the heart of Cariboo Country

Williams Lake is probably best known for being the home of the world famous Williams Lake Stampede. It also is in close proximity to many guest ranches, resorts, historical sites and is a gateway to BC's glorious untouched wilderness. There is no limit to the recreational opportunites available here! Williams Lake is a unique blend of western frontier character mixed into a sophisticated lifestyle.Williams Lake is the fastest growing community in the Cariboo having a diversified economic base with forestry, mining and agriculture and the most active stockyard in the province. All levels of accommodation, shopping, restaurants and services await you on your visit.

Where are we...

Williams Lake is located 540 kilometres (348 miles) north of Vancouver on Highway 97.


586 metres (1,922 ft) above sea level.


City: 11,153 Greater Area: 14,515


Average: July 22C (71.6F) January -10C (14F)

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Area Guides...

Williams Lake Visitor Info Centre (year Round)
1148 Broadway South
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1A2

Web Links...

City of Williams Lake
BC Adventure - Williams Lake

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