town of Mackenzie, British Columbia, was named after the famous
explorer Alexander Mackenzie, who camped near the townsite on
his epic journey to the Pacific in 1793.
located within BC's Northern Rocky Mountain Trench, is known
as the "Gateway to Williston Lake" the largest man-made
lake in Canada. Once in Mackenzie, you don't have to travel
far to experience the natural unspoiled British Columbia wilderness
that provides ample opportunities for hiking, mountain biking,
camping, wildlife viewing and photography.
by a variety of lakes, rivers and streams, this area is a fisherman's
paradise. Visit picturesque Morfee Lake, located minutes from
downtown, and enjoy boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, swimming
or just lounging on the sandy beach. Enjoy nine scenic holes
of golf on a pristine course, or practice your swing at the
Mackenzie Golf & Country Club.
courtesy of Rocky Mountain Trench Adventures
snowmobilers will enjoy enviable snow conditions, porch to powder
experience, and a diverse trail system. Guided snowmobile tours
are available. Winter fun continues with skiing at Little Mac
Ski Hill, located right in town. Check out our numerous groomed
and lit cross-country ski trails, which leave right from town.
Visit Powder King Ski Resort, only a 40 minute drive, for some
world class skiing conditions.
forget to check out the Mackenzie & District Museum, Arts
Centre, Leisure Services Complex and the World's Largest Tree
everything there is to see and do in Mackenzie, The Sky's
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Mackenzie, BC, is 190 km (118 mi.) north of Prince George
and 188km (117 mi.) west of Chetwynd on British Columbia Hwy
Attractions: World's Largest Tree Crusher, Mackenzie & District
Museum, Mackenzie Arts Centre February • Winter Carnival May • Trade Show June • Alexander Mackenzie Days, Fishing Derby August • Morfee Mountain Music Fest November • Festival of Bells Craft Fair
The visitor can choose between motel/hotel accommodations,
bed and breakfasts, or campgrounds.