Loon Lake Resort, Sheridan Lake

Sheridan Lake

Sheridan Lake is on the Fishing Highway and part of the Interlakes Area of the Cariboo. It is well-known for its trophy fishing, with rainbow trout commonly weighing in at 3 to 5 lbs and going up to 16 lbs. The lake produces rainbow trout consistently May through October, and fly fishermen are attracted to the many weed beds and islands. Sheridan Lake features over 208 km (130 mi) of mapped and signed trails. These trails are suitable for hiking, mountain biking and ATVíng during the warmer months, and for cross-country skiing and snowmobiling during the winter. Many of the trails in this 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.

The community of Hathaway Lake is just 19.5 km (12 mi) north along Horse Lake Road off Highway 24.

The docks at Sheridan Lake Resort.

Location

Sheridan Lake is located between Lone Butte and Bridge Lake on Hwy 24, and east of the community of 100 Mile House.

A Step Back in Time

Sheridan Lake is located along Highway 24, the “Fishing Highway” that runs east to west between 100 Mile House in the South Cariboo (atop of the Fraser Plateau) and Little Fort in the Thompson River Valley. This route remains basically the same route that the fur traders used centuries ago. Parts of the Hudson’s Bay Fur Brigade Trail can still be seen near the east end of the highway and is permanently preserved as a “heritage trail”.

The sun setting over Loon Lake Resort in Sheridan Lake.

With the discovery of gold in the northern Cariboo and the gold rush that followed in the mid 1800s, the wilderness trails soon became valuable roads all leading to the gold fields in the north for 100,000 gold seekers. Along the routes, roadhouses sprung up to provide necessary stopover points. The abundance of water from hundreds of lakes and adjoining streams with luscious grasslands dotted throughout the forested areas caused the progression towards cattle ranching in the area, a natural and rewarding development. Today, the corridor serves several industries, mainly logging, ranching and tourism, as it still has the abundance of these natural and pristine elements of water, timber and grassland. Several of the original roadhouses are restored and still in use as are original recreation resort buildings which have withstood the deterioration of time.

The Cabins at the Sheridan Lake Resort.

Contact Information

www.southcaribootourism.ca

www.fishinghighway24.com

Sheridan Lake & Nearby Accommodations

24 Listings

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

Loon Bay Resort

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, so bring your furry members with you. The kids will be entertained with our playground and our rent ... Read more
Paradise Bay Resort

Paradise Bay Resort

Sheridan Lake

Small, peaceful resort on secluded southwest bay of Sheridan Lake. We offer housekeeping cabins, lakefront & tree lined campsites with washrooms, showers, motorboats, paddleboats, canoes for rent, gas/propane, store, playground & a beach where you can swim/float with a slide. We also have signed and ... 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
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
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
Cariboo Bonanza Resort

Cariboo Bonanza Resort

Lone Butte

Situated on beautiful Horse Lake in the centre of the Cariboo region, Cariboo Bonanza Resort is the ideal vacation destination for guests wanting a tranquil getaway. Unwind in the pristine wilderness and catch sight of majestic wildlife. Offering a range of accommodation, guests can choose from rust ... Read more
Canim Lake Resort

Canim Lake Resort

Canim Lake

Nestled between the Rocky Mountains and the Coast Mounains, Canim Lake Resort rests on the shores of a 24 mile long lake with mountains and rolling hills circling around. The whole family will love the endless activities offered at our resort. Choose from the several trails for a fun day of hiking, ... Read more
South Point Resort

South Point Resort

Canim Lake

Bring your family to an oasis of relaxation and fun! Escape the urban life to a tranquil retreat and connect with nature. Resting on 7.5 landscaped acres with 650 feet of beachfront, our resort is an ideal vacation destination for families to create unforgettable memories. We offer an array of accom ... Read more
Rainbow Resort

Rainbow Resort

Canim Lake

Our small, quiet campground has large naturalized sites and offers a variety of hook-ups. All sites have 15 amp power and water hook ups. Some have sewer hook-ups. Central showers, laundry facilities and sani dump are also available. ... Read more
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