Nearby Wiliams Lake, British Columbia RV Parks

Nearby Wiliams Lake, British Columbia RV Parks
This lakeside town in the South Cariboo region of British Columbia is known for its annual rodeo, as well as its proximity to excellent fishing, hiking and cross country skiing. Visit the Williams Lake Scout Island Nature Center, the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin (highlighting ranching and rodeo in British Columbia) and the B.C. Cowboy Hall of Fame. The town is centrally located in the middle of the province. Dozens of lakes, boasting large numbers of wild rainbow trout, are within an hour's drive or less. Hiking trails into the Cariboo mountains, including the original Gold Rush Trail and the River Valley Trail, are nearby.

Stampede Park

This city-owned park and RV campground is home to the Williams Lake Stampede Rodeo, featuring top rodeo riders from Canada and the United States. Even if you don't make it to this annual event, held the first weekend in July, the RV park is open year-round, with full-service sites. There are sports fields and a curling rink, along with bathhouses, laundry facilities and a dumping station. Campers can walk to the Scout Island Nature Center and to the trail heading into the Williams Lake River Valley.

Stampede Park
850 S. Mackenzie Ave.
Williams Lake, BC
Canada V2G 2V8
williamslake.ca

Springhouse Trails Ranch

This full-scale guest ranch, set in the Cariboo Mountains at around 3,300 feet, has lodge rooms, cabins and its own RV campground. RV sites come with full service and are surrounded by towering stands of pine and fir trees. There is a dining room at the resort with a full bar, along with playgrounds, bathhouses, and stables. Horseback riding is a big draw here; the resort offers guided excursions on and off the property. There's also hiking and fishing nearby. Williams Lake is about 11 miles away.

Springhouse Trails Ranch
Dog Creek Rd.
Williams Lake, BC
Canada V2G 2V8
(250) 392-4780
No Web Site

Crooked Lake Resort

This quiet and secluded resort, with cabin rentals, rustic campsites and RV sites, sits on the shores of Crooked Lake in the Cariboo Mountain range, about a 45-minute drive from Williams Lake. RV sites have water and electricity hook-ups, fire pit and picnic table, and are located along the shoreline. There's a wash house with men and women's showers and a dishwashing station. Bring your fishing poles; Crooked Lake is known for its wild rainbow trout. Hiking trails, including trails in the Eureka Peaks, mountain biking and horseback riding are nearby.

Crooked Lake Resort
PO Box 358
Horsefly, BC
Canada V0L 1L0
(866) 614-1690
crookedlakeresort.com

Ace High Resort

Situated on the southern shore of Watch Lake in South Cariboo, this family-owned resort has lakefront RV sites with full hook-ups, fire pit and picnic table. The property features 1,400 feet of shoreline, boat docks, modern bathhouse, guest laundry facilities, basketball, volleyball and horseshoes. The lake, like many in the South Cariboo region, is well-known for its excellent trout fishing. Boat rentals are also available. Hiking trails into Olson's Meadows and surrounding mountains are nearby. The resort is about a 45-minute drive from Williams Lake.

Ace High Resort
8260 Ace High Rd.
Lone Butte, BC
Canada V0K 2X0
(250) 456-7518
acehighresort.com

Article Written By Pamela Wright

Pamela Wright is a freelance writer, author of more than two dozen guidebooks, and hundreds of articles. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including "National Geographic Traveler," "Family Circle," "Family Fun," "Backpacker," "Hemispheres," "Cooking Light," "Yankee" and more. An active member of the Society of American Travel Writers, she holds a Bachelor's from Michigan State University

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