• Bridge Lake is located in the beautiful Interlakes District on Highway 24, the Fishing Highway, in the South Cariboo region of British Columbia. This tranquil and beautiful area of rolling hills and pine forests boasts approximately 125 lakes loaded with rainbow trout, lake trout and kokanee.

    While the fishing in the area is legendary, this is also ranch country, with plenty of trails for horse riding and opportunity for horse riding lessons. Winter activities include snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and ice-fishing. Summer sees hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, boating and swimming.

    INDUSTRY:
    Tourism, outdoor recreation


    • Population

      Town Population: 500 (Wikipedia)


    • Health Administrative Information

      Health Authority: Interior Health

      Health Service Delivery Area: Thompson Cariboo Shuswap

      Regional District: Caribou Regional District

      Rural Designation: RSA community

      RRP Designation: A

      RRP Points: 30.60


    • Practitioner + Clinic information

      There are no general practitioners yet in this community.

      The nearest health services are in 100 Mile House.


  • The South Cariboo Chamber of Commerce located in 100 Mile House supports Bridge Lake.
    
    Banking
    Currently there is no access to financial services in Bridge Lake. The closest ATM and banks are in 100 Mile House.
    
    Schools
    Bridge Lake is in Cariboo-Chilcotin School District #27.
    
    
    Bridge Lake Elementary (K-7, 27 Students)
    Box 130, 7567 Bridge Lake Business Route
    Bridge Lake, BC, V0K 1E0
    P: 250 593-4674 | F: 250 593-4689
    

    Visitor Center

    The South Cariboo Visitor Centre in 100 Mile House provides information on the Bridge Lake area.

    100 Mile House & South Cariboo Visitor Centre
    155 Airport Road
    100 Mile House, BC, V0K 2E0
    P: 250 395-5353 | F: 250 395-4085 | TFP: 877 511-5353
    southcaribootourism@dist100milehouse.bc.ca
    

  • Bridge Lake has many outdoor activities to explore. There are many hiking trails, where you can view the wilderness. Visit Wells Gray Provincial Park and view 40 waterfalls. Or go camping at Green Lake Provincial Park and enjoy waterskiing, swimming, fishing, kayaking, and canoeing.

    The South Cariboo area is rich in history. Take a drive along historic Cariboo Wagon Road to 108 Mile Heritage Site and visit seven heritage buildings including one of Canada’s largest log barns. Or visit Lone Butte which is home to the last standing wooden water tower for the Pacific Great Eastern Railway steam trains, where steam locomotives would come to top up in the early 1900s.

    In the winter, enjoy cross-country skiing or head to Mt Timothy Ski Area and enjoy 32 downhill runs and two terrain parks. Other winter activities include snowmobiling, dog sledding, snowshoeing, and ice fishing.