Chilko Lake is located in the Chilcotin Country of British Columbia,
Canada. Follow The Chilcotin Highway (Hwy 20) west from Williams
Lake, BC to Tatla Lake. Turn left (south)
onto the Bluff Lake road and drive for 4.2 km (2.6 mi.). Keep left
on the Tatlayoko Lake Road for 16.3 km (10.1 mi.) to the Chilko
Lake Road. Travel 41.7 km (25.9 mi.) to Chilko Lake.
World class resorts. All services and facilities are available
at Chilko Lake. There are 2 BCFS campsites on Chilko Lake. The
first that you will come to has camping in mature fir and pine
along a pebble shoreline of translucent greeny blue water. It
has a concrete boat launch. This 8 vehicle site can be very windy.
The second BCFS campsite is called the Chilko Lake movie site
because the film "The Bear" was filmed in this area. This camp
is an open 8 vehicle site with the spectacular coast mountains
offering a picture postcard view.
BC Adventure Network members serving this area:
Bear Camp at Chilko Lake: Chilko Lake is a jewel set amongst the breath-taking Coast Mountain Range and Tsylos Provincial Park. We offer many outdoor / indoor / multi-sport adventures, and a luxurious stay in this truly healing blend of wilderness and comfort. more
Ts'yl-os Park Lodge: Enjoy fully guided river fly fishing and horseback riding vacations, through the valleys, while staying at our mountain lodge. Call us or visit our website to ask for a free colour brochure and be sure to ask about week-long mountain horse packtrips! more
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Report: Chilko Lake contains big fish. The Bull Trout
go to 10 lbs and the rainbows to 6 lbs. or better. Trolling is
the preferred method of fishing, however, fly fishermen do very
well at the creek mouths.
This lake can be very windy.
sure to visit Fishbc.com
for angling information!
Considered by many to be British Columbia's most beautiful lake,
Chilko stretches 84 km (52 mi.). Huge snowpeaked mountains and
glaciers surround the lake.
Always check your current BC Fishing regulations before you start
fishing a new lake.