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Alex88

a few buddies and i from vancouver are looking to go for an overnighter somewhere next weekend. we're looking for a lake within a couple hours of vancouver with reasonable fishing and a spot to camp. can anyone help?
oddmud

ok, there's plenty of these topics already posted. plus there's a wonderful icon at the very top of the page that says "trip planner" try using that. it'll help you out emencely.

now, once again.

Bunzten Lake - Coquitlam
Alice Lake - Just Past Squamish
Sayaers Lake - Mission
Chehalis Lake - Near Hemlock Valley
Jones Lake - Near Hope

There's quite a few, but the best fishing in BC is up in the Thompson Nicola area if you ask me. Get a fishing guide for that area. 4x4 road mapbook is great to have as well.

ez,
jase.

Sergey2

Hey oddmud, which offroad mapbook would you recomend?
I was thinking of getting one of these: http://www.questlinks.com/get_all_mapbook_products.php?Product_type=Mapbook

Any suggestions?
Edzzed

I may be wrong but believe Chehalis Lake has a bridge out making getting there next to impossible. there apparently is a back road but heard it is definately 4x4. a bc backroads map book will show the route.
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A complete road and recreation atlas for the Vancouver/Whistler/Sunshine Coast/Fraser Valley area of British Columbia, an area of the province with extensive wilderness for outdoor recreation. It includes 54 detailed colour recreational GPS-compatible topographical relief maps and detailed recreational maps of the North Vancouver, Squamish, and Whistler regions, three popular recreational areas. The maps include backroads, logging roads, trails, parks, and the locations of hot springs, campsites, huts, cabins, shelters, and outdoor recreational opportunities. The book also includes information on hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and ATVing trails; lake, river, and ocean paddling; fishing lakes and rivers; backroads; hot springs; waterfalls; regional, city, and provincial parks; forest recreation sites; big trees; wildlife viewing areas; cross-country and backcountry skiing; snowshoeing and snowmobiling areas; wilderness camping sites, huts, cabins, and shelters; and more.
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I agree with Edzzed, "Back Road Mapbooks" by Musio ventures is the ONLY way to go. They cover the whole province with 8 or 10 books. They can be found at a lot of gas stations etc. Not cheap......expect to pay 25 bucks or so. Well worth the price. When heading out, I don't leave home without them. I would recommend them to any and all outdoorsmen/women.

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