Welcome To Our Lodge

As winter gives way to spring and the Chilcotin Mountains shed their snow, alpine lakes melt, and our Wilderness Mountain Lodge becomes accessible to  travellers again. With glacier covered peaks reflecting on Chaunigan’s alpine lake, the magnificent landscape inspires quiet contemplation and a place to slow life down


Lake Lodge

Chaunigan Lake  lodge is in the Xeni Gwet'in traditional territory.  In 1940’s, Chaunigan Lake Lodge was built on the shores of a timeless glacial lake by adventure fishermen drawn to the world-class rainbow trout fishing. Today, our rustic lodge and log cabins rentals offer an unparalleled family retreat in the southern Cariboo-Chilcotin wilderness here in BC. Guests  paddle  canoes, boat, fish, hike, spot wildflowers and wildlife,  ride horses. Come to Chaunigan Lake Lodge and rediscover the primal glory of  the wild.


Our remote wilderness lodge at Chaunigan lake is accessible by plane or car. Take a scenic flight over the costal mountains or embark on an adventurous road-trip through BC’s Interior. In the old days our guests arrived by their own aircraft or by rugged four-wheel drive vehicles. Today the road systems are vastly improved, and guests can access the lodge with 2-wheel drive vehicles.

Increased Sustainability

Over the last 60 years our technology advances have increased comforts, minimized work, and reduced our carbon footprint . Propane lamps have been replaced with LED lights and solar panels capture the suns energy for power. The radio phone and mail systems have been replaced with Satellite internet and email. There is no cell phone access at Chaunigan Lake which is a blessing. When you join us for a vacation, you are on a vacation.  

Water Systems

The Chaunigan water shed is a pristine system and this is what we use for our water supply. It’s cold, clean, and soft water. You will love the taste and feel the softness of your hair after you experience the Chaunigan water

Electrical Systems 24/7

In 1990 we started the journey of using battery systems to supply electricity to our cabins and lodge, in 2018 we completely upgraded our electrical system because green energy makes sense for our family, business, and the planet. We now run the lodge and cabins 24/7 off solar panels, a 12-volt battery storage. We have a backup diesel generator for the days when the sun doesn’t shine. For some people who are reading this, your eyes are probably starting to glaze, but what this means to you, is you will have electricity 24/7

Wild Horses

Keep your eyes out for wild horses. When Simon Fraser’s explorers reached Williams Lake, they saw First Nations People on horseback along the riverbank. The wild horses they rode are thought to have been introduced to the region by early Spanish explorers. You may see wild horses on your Chaunigan vacation

Photo gallery

Check out some of the most recent images, captured by locals, guests and our lodge manager, who is also a photography who loves to capture his furry & feathery friends in their natural habitat. Got a cool shot from your recent stay? send it to our email and we will happily feature it in our online, Chaunigan Lake Lodge gallery

Ready For An Adventure?

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Let's Plan Your Stay

Chaunigan Lake Lodge is open

June 1st to September 30th every year

We are here to answer any questions you may have, help you plan your special event, or craft a custom itinerary for the perfect adventure. Online booking is available through our partners but we are also happy to assist guests with planning reservations for our wilderness lodge personally. To request a booking please complete the reservation form to your right or reach us by email or phone. We are looking forward to welcome you to our wilderness Lodge at Chaunigan Lake


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