Burns Lake Area Attractions

Lakes District Museum

Visit the Burns Lake Museum to get an idea of the dedication and hard work it took to open up this wild land. An array of logging paraphernalia is on display. See the 1920's operating room. Open year round.

Eagle Creek Opal Deposits

On Highway 35 about 1 km from the junction with Highway 16, picnic here and look for white and amber agates up to 5 cms, and opals. Walking trails abound.

Tweedsmuir Provincial Park

Burns Lake is an access point for this wilderness park. Access is by larger boat or floatplane. Visitors need to be self-sufficient and weatherwise.

Burns Lake Bluegrass and Western Swing Music Festival

Every July 1st weekend, this annual festival attracts hundreds of music lovers to the Darter Ranch, 15 miles south of Burns Lake on Highway 35.

The Lakes District Fall Fair

Held in mid-August, this fair is an opportunity to look into an old time country fair.

Fishing Resorts

Fishing resorts and campgrounds on Babine Lake, Tchesinkut Lake, Takysie Lake, Ootsa Lake and Uncha Lake offer excellent opportunities to catch rainbow trout up to 15 pounds and char up to 30 pounds.