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Burns Lake

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A tifecta of natural beauty, friendly locals, and flow trails

Burns Lake is just one of those places you have to experience. Once you go, you'll know. With a progressive beginner-to-advanced trail network on Boer Mountain designed by world-renowned experts and a dedicated local trail crew, the biking here is rider-focussed with a sequence of cross-country, freeride, and downhill trails, along with a skills, jump park, and rider cross track.

Nowhere else is riding this family-friendly, and nowhere else offers such a vast opportunity for other outdoor recreation activities. Conveniently located partway up Boer Mountain, Kager Lake Recreation site is the perfect homebase for bikers who like to camp or park their RV right at the trails. This place is also recognized as one of the most progressive and sustainable trail networks found anywhere in BC.

Number of Trails:
47
Highest Elevation:
1,245 m
Trails:
easy
12
intermediate
23
difficult
11
extra difficult
1

Burns Lake Inspiration

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Getting Here & Trail Access

Burns Lake is located along the Yellowhead Highway 16 between Prince George to the east and Smithers to the west.

Driving to Burns Lake is a journey—if you are coming from anywhere south of Prince George—but the riding will be worth your efforts.

Driving Distances & Times:

  • Prince George - 240 km (150 mi), 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Kamloops - 745 km (463 mi), 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Vancouver - 1,000 km (620 mi), 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Calgary - 1,000 km (620 mi), 11 hours, 30 minites

The closest airports to Burns Lake are Smithers Regional Airport or Prince George Airport (YXS), where rental vehicles are available for pick-up.

Trails in Burns Lake can be accessed from the Boer Mountain and Kager Lake area.

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