2 or more days (departing from Prince George)
your fishing pole, an extra big lunch and a sense
of adventure because once in the "Land of a Thousand
Lakes" you won't want to return home. Begin by
picking up a few good maps at the BC Forest
District Offices or the Visitor Information Centre
Lake is situated on Highway 16, deep
in the region of Northern
BC. From Prince
George, travel west on Highway 16 to
Burns Lake (226 km/141 miles). Head south to the Southbank
Ferry (23 km/14 miles). Turn east for a tour along
the resort shores of Francois Lake.
are numerous BC Forest recreation sites in this area
with trails linking many of the lakes. The Francois
Lakes are two of the largest lakes
in this district, and there are several private operators
who offer fishing tours.
Francois Lake, follow the Morice River back to Highway
16 at Houston.
It is another 81 km/51 miles back to Burns Lake.