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The Village of Fraser Lake is situated on the gently rolling hills of the Nechako Plateau near the geographical center of British Columbia.

Size 484 Hectares (1210 Acres)
Latitude 54° 05’ N
Longitude 124° 51’ W
Elevation 670 Metres (2,200 Feet)

While the Village of Fraser Lake is relatively flat, the surrounding wilderness has a variety of sloping plateaus, hills and mountains. Lakes and wetlands are also scattered throughout this domain, attracting moose and a variety of other wildlife.

An extensive geological survey of the area has dated Basalt flows to be 50 million years old with Columnar Basalt still visible at Red Rock. Tectonic activity combined with the sedimentary deposits of volcanic

ash within (an olive green matrix) expose wave-like strata along the edge of the Nadleh Whuten Reserve.

In relative terms, Fraser Lake could be characterized as having moderate precipitation and middle range temperatures in comparison to the rest of the Province.

Frost Free Period June 11 – September 12
Growing Conditions Zone 3

General Information about the Village of Fraser Lake

The Fraser Lake area is located in the Bulkley-Nechako Region of Central British Columbia. The area has some of the province’s most fascinating and delightful scenery. Here you will find: Mouse Mountain, with its hiking trails; the Stellako River, which is world famous for its fly fishing and spin casting; François Lake, with its numerous lodges and excellent fishing; the Nautley River; the shortest river in the world; and many other lakes and rivers of all sizes. There are many opportunities for: canoeing, hunting, fishing, sight-seeing, swimming, cross-country skiing and boating. The area is a beautiful natural playground right on our doorstep. Come and join us, pleasure and excitement await you!


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Village of Fraser Lake


Municipal Office Hours & Location
Weekdays 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
(Closed Statutory Holidays)

PO Box 430, 210 Carrier Cres.
Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Phone: 250-699-6257
Fax: 250-699-6469
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