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Gateway to Williston Lake

Situated at the south end of Williston Lake, Mackenzie is the gateway to the largest manmade lake in Canada and home to the world's largest tree crusher. This is an active community offering a wide range of activities for all seasons. Winter boats excellent snowmobiling conditions, cross-country ski trails, and downhill skiing at Little Mac Ski Hill.

Visit nearby Powder King Ski Resort for some world-class skiing conditions. In the summer, Morfee Lake, ten minutes from downtown, provides excellent scenery, swimming, boating, waterskiing and sunbathing. The natural unspoiled wilderness provides ample opportunities for fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, wildlife viewing and photography.

Where are we...

Mackenzie is located 190 km (118 miles) north of Prince George and 188 km (117 miles) west of Chetwynd on Hwy 97.


701 metres (2,300 ft) above sea level.




Average: July 16C (55 F) January -10C (14F)

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Mackenzie to ? 
Prince George, British Columbia, Canada 185 115
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 963 598
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 1006 625
Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada 250 155
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 840 522
Calgary, Alberta, Canada 970 602
Seattle, Washington, USA
1086 675
Spokane, Washington, USA 1250 777
Portland, Oregon, USA 1680 1044
Los Angeles, California, USA 3229 2007

Area Guides...

Mackenzie Tourist/Visitor Information Booth (May - September)
Junction of Hwy 97 & 39
Box 880
Mackenzie, B.C. V0J 2C0

Toll Free


Web Links...

District of Mackenzie
Mackenzie Chamber of Commerce
Northern Rockies Alaska Highway Tourism Association
BC Adventure - Mackenzie

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