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Bridge Lake

Bridge Lake is situated along the Fishing Highway in the Interlakes area in BC’s Cariboo Chilcotin Coast region. Aptly named for the hundreds of popular lakes that anglers enjoy year-round. In this region, anglers primarily fish for rainbow trout; sometimes for kokanee, char, and brook trout. Various lakes are well known for trophy fishing with rainbow trout often ranging in weight from 14 to 16 lbs. During the winter ice fishing is also a popular sport and is practiced on many of the lakes in this area. Many of the trails surrounding Bridge Lake and the Interlakes area are excellent for horseback riding. Some of the secluded trails are easily accessible on horseback; anglers often pack their fly-rod on their saddle and embark on a quiet afternoon of fishing and riding. Cross-country skiing and snowmobiling are popular in this area in the winter.

A view of the Lake from Eagan Lake Resort in Bridge Lake.

Location

Bridge Lake is located in the Cariboo on Hwy 24, midway between Lone Butte and Little Fort,  144 km (90 mi) north-west of Kamloops via Hwy 5, and 56 km (35 mi) southeast of 100 Mile House off Hwy 97.

 

A Step Back in Time

The small community of Bridge Lake, located in the Interlakes district of the Southern Cariboo, was originally situated on the historic Fur Brigade Trail. The Fur Brigade Trail dates back to the early pioneer days of fur trading and was a combination of waterways and overland trails, used to connect trading posts. After the construction of the Cariboo Wagon Road during the 1860s the Fur Brigade Trail became redundant.

The beautiful Interlakes area is aptly named the “Fishing Highway”, as anglers can access over 300 lakes, making this one of the best fishing spots in British Columbia.

Rafting on Eagan Lake in the Bridge Lake Community.

Contact Information

South Cariboo Tourism

Bridge Lake & Nearby Accommodations

32 Listings

Cottonwood Bay Resort

Cottonwood Bay Resort

Bridge Lake

The resort offers motor boat, canoe, kayak and bicycle rentals. Bridge Lake is one of the nicest lakes in the Cariboo. It has over 20 islands, which you can explore. Bring your fishing gear and catch a lake trout, kokanee or rainbow. Enjoy the wildlife and maybe a fire in the evening. ... Read more
Eagan Lake Resort

Eagan Lake Resort

Bridge Lake

We are a family oriented resort located in a beautiful and quiet wilderness setting. The resort occupies 8 acres at the west end of Eagan Lake with nature trials through connecting crown land. The lake is 5 km long and 2 km wide, has an elevation of 3500 feet, it is noted for its Kokanee as well as ... Read more
Lucky Strike RV Camp

Lucky Strike RV Camp

Bridge Lake

Just a short jaunt off picturesque Highway 24, 10 minutes NE from Bridge Lake Provincial Park, and centrally located within this scenic and historic area named the "Fishing Highway".  Hwy 24 follows a trail originally used by the Shuswap people as a trading route, and then in the early 19th century ... Read more
Peaceful Cove Resort

Peaceful Cove Resort

Bridge Lake

Sites are on the lake and include power and water. Bring your own water hose and electrical adapter. There are two log outhouses close by and sani-dump. Sites are flat for easy setup. Boat launch and fish shack are onsite. 14 RV sites along the shoreline. 4 sites 30 amp and 10 sites 15 amp. ... Read more
Sheridan Lake Resort

Sheridan Lake Resort

Lone Butte

Book your next family vacation at Sheridan Lake Resort, where you will find rainbow trout fishing and fun adventures. Located on the shores of Sheridan Lake in Cariboo Country, guests are spoiled with picturesque views of the lake and aspen forests. Our modern cabins are equipped with full kitchens, ... Read more
Loon Bay Resort on Sheridan Lake

Loon Bay Resort on Sheridan Lake

Sheridan Lake

Situated on the peaceful bay right on Sheridan Lake with 2000ft of waterfront, Loon Bay Resort is an ideal destination for guests to enjoy a relaxing vacation with family and friends. We welcome pets and spoil them with a fence dog run. The kids will be entertained with our playground and our rental ... Read more
Moosehaven Resort

Moosehaven Resort

Hathaway Lake

Nestled among the quiet wilderness on a peaceful lake, Moosehaven Resort is the ideal destination for a relaxing getaway. Spend your summer holidays at our well maintained property that is surrounded by forested lakeshores. We have access to several nature trails from our resort for guests to explor ... Read more
Hathaway Lake Resort

Hathaway Lake Resort

Lone Butte

This is a peaceful area which lends itself to quiet relaxation and year round activities such as fishing, hunting, tenting, swimming, ice fishing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, horseback riding and nature walks. Seven cabins and campsites are located overlooking the lake and there are also RV ... Read more
Fawn Lake Resort

Fawn Lake Resort

Fawn Lake

Enjoy the peace and serenity at Fawn Lake Resort where the best fly fishing spot is right at your doorstep! Our resort is an ideal destination to unwind and appreciate the beauty of nature. Our charming modern lakefront cabins have fantastic views with a front porch to relax on in the morning or eve ... Read more
Tall Timbers Resort

Tall Timbers Resort

Watch Lake

On peaceful Watch Lake, Tall Timbers Resort offers a relaxed environment for guests to enjoy the outdoors and explore the wilderness. Surrounded by towering trees and a crystal lake, the resort is an ideal setting for photographers to capture a scenic shot. Join us in the summer for fantastic fishin ... Read more
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