Taking the drive around North Bridge Lake road you will pass not just Bridge Lake, but also Lesser Fish Lake, and you will also pass roads leading off to other lakes, some remote and hard to access. The road winds between farms and lakeside cottages. You will pass by the Catholic Church and many scenic views on your trip. The lake itself, Bridge Lake, is known for year round fishing and is stocked with Kokanee and Rainbow Trout. Stop by the Bridge Lake Store to see pictures of the biggest local catches, hung on the wall.
During the summer months there are plenty of trails to explore, leading off into the crown land for miles and miles of back country fishing and quadding. Or head out onto the lake to check out all the islands, see the fish spawning or see the baby birds. Watch loon babies learn to dive or mallard babies learn to bob, and if you are really lucky you might spot an otter or a beaver.
For a nights entertainment you can check out Music at the Lakes, a free series of varied local and non local musicians happening all summer at the Interlakes corner. While you are there grab an ice cream at The Country Pedlar, or a meal at either of the great restaurants. There is also a general store and a hardware store for your convenience.
Looking for more entertainment? Check out the Interlakes Community Hall. This is where you will find plenty of activities and groups to keep you either in shape, or in good health, or learning to cook, etc.
Bridge lake to Kamloops BC is only 1.5 hours drive.
Bridge lake to 100 Mile House BC is only a 45 minute drive.
Sheridan lake lots for sale tend to sell quickly. It is popular due to its proximity to Vancouver, and the Fraser Valley. Sheridan lake to Vancouver is only a 5.5 hour drive. Making it an easy distance to have the weekend away for many families. Waterfront properties here circle the lake, but there are limited services on the south side of the lake.
Amenities in the area include the Rona, and Wildman’s Restaurants. The two general stores are the Canco with groceries, laundry, lottery and hot food and the Sheridan Lake Market, with a walk in beer cooler! The Country Peddler has the best ice cream, and all sorts of fun things to browse; as well they also stock pet supplies.
You can swim in Sheridan Lake which has plenty of trophy fish and is fed by springs. There are plenty of places you can rent cabins and check out the lake.
If you want to experience some Cariboo history, Lone Butte is the place to be. Back in the early 1900s, Lone Butte was the biggest city for stockyards, lumber mills and also had the British Columbia railway station where people would use to get to Lone Butte and from there, took a horse drawn wagon from there. To this day, the community’s wooden water tower still stands and is open to the public. Today, it is a little town with a post office, stores, cafes and a pub.
Lone Butte is located on the Southern Cariboo Plateau on the Fishing Highway 24 and is the gateway to the Interlakes area. There is so much to do around the area; it has numerous lakes (including the Green Lake Provincial Park) which are great for fishing, boating and swimming. There is an amazing stretch of trails for hiking, ATVing, and horseback riding and in the winter, you can snowmobile.
You can take a drive 15 mins down scenic Hwy 24 to the Interlakes business centre that has a Canco gas and food, Rona, restaurant, and the popular Country Pedlar which is known for their selection of ice cream. In the summer months, you can enjoy the 2 outdoor markets and experience food and artworks from the local artisans.
Lone Butte to Kamloops, British Columbia (via Hwy 24) is only 2 hours, 13 minutes. Lone Butte to 100 Mile House, British Columbia is only 20 minutes
There are an endless number of activities to do in and around the lakes during the summer (hiking, ATVing, swimming, fishing) and have public boat launches as well as in the winter (snowshoeing, ice fishing, snowmobiling) where you can play around and explore. The Rainbow/Q’iwentem Prov. Park is between Deka and Sulphurous Lakes and you can drive (with a small walk to the park) or hike in.
It is anywhere from 14 to 20 min. drive to the Interlakes business centre that has Canco for fuel and grocery supplies, Rona and Country Pedlar which is a store packed full of gifts and is known for their variety of ice cream.
Deka Lake fishing is great for fishing Rainbow/Lake Trout, Kokanee and Burbot (winter) and is stocked with Trout and Kokanee every year. The lake has a public boat launch, picnic area and a designated swimming area.
Deka Lake to Kamloops, British Columbia via Hwy 24 is 2 hours, 15 mins.
Deka Lake to 100 Mile House, British Columbia via Horse Lake Road is a 45 mins.
Higgins Lake fishing has an ample stock of Rainbow Trout and you can fish from the 2 public access dock or just relax and enjoy the view.
Higgins Lake to 100 Mile House, British Columbia via Horse Lake Road is 37 mins.
Higgins Lake to Kamloops, British Columbia via Hwy 24 is 2 hours, 8 mins.
Sulphurous Lake is a spring-fed freshwater lake with a variety of fish including Lake/Rainbow Trout, Kokanee and Burbot (winter) and is stocked with Kokanee and Rainbow trout every year. You can rent a cabin and stay a few days to fish, enjoy the trails or just relax.
Sulphurous Lake to 100 Mile House, British via Horse Lake Road is a 40 mins.
Sulphurous Lake to Kamloops, British Columbia via Hwy 24 is 2 hours, 10mins.
Hathaway Lake is a deep lake that offers a great fishing for Rainbow Trout, Kokanee, and Burbot (winter) that attracts any fishing enthusiasts whether you are trolling or fly fishing.
Hathaway Lake to 100 Mile House, British via Horse Lake Road is a 40 mins.
Hathaway Lake to Kamloops, British Columbia via Hwy 24 is 2 hours, 11 mins.
The village of 100 Mile House began as a rest stop for travellers around 1860 along the Cariboo Wagon Trail and today you can visit the 108 Mile Ranch Heritage Site to explore the history.
The city of 100 Mile House is known as the “International Nordic Ski Capital” and they hold the annual Cariboo Cross Country Ski Marathon. They have the largest cross country skis (11 meters in height) which is located at the Information Center in town off of Hwy 97.
There is an abundant amount of fishing and recreational lakes in the area including The Fishing Hwy (Interlakes) that is a short drive south. You can also enjoy a lot of outdoor activities; there are 2 golf courses for the avid golfers, the ever popular friday Farmers Market (downtown) and various stores on the main street to wander through.
For the cowboy enthusiasts, there are rodeos running from May to September that everyone can experience and choose from; Williams Lake, Clinton, Interlakes and Bridge Lake.
100 Mile House to Kamloops, British Columbia via Hwy 97 is 2 hours, 8 mins.
100 Mile House to Williams Lake, British Columbia via Hwy 97 is a 50 mins.
100 Mile House to Vancouver, British Columbia via Hwy 97/1 is 5 hours, 21 mins.
Horse Lake is situated south of 100 Mile House and is a short distance from the Interlakes area (The Fishing Highway) and the Deka Lakes District.
It offers all types of water sports, and fishing Horse Lake is year-round with an amazing supply of Rainbow, Kokanee and Lake Trout and there are many public boat launches to chose from and camping available or you can rent a cabin. The area has quick access to trails that span out to the back country and connect to other areas.
Horse Lake community has an elementary school which accommodates the local children from Lac Des Roches to Horse Lake.
If you have an interest in gardening, there is the Horse Lake Nursery which has an amazing variety of annuals and perennials and garden supplies as well as gifts from local artisans.
Horse Lake to 100 Mile House, British Columbia via Horse Lake Road is a 17 mins.
Horse Lake to Kamloops, British Columbia via Hwy 97 is 2 hours, 11 mins.