Burns Lake is located on Yellowhead Highway 16, 139 miles west of Prince George.
|The village of Burns Lake had its modest beginnings in 1911, as the site of railway construction. Today, forestry is the mainstay of the economy, along with ranching and tourism.
Visitor services include lodging at 5 motels, a hotel, almost a dozen bed-and-breakfasts, dining at restaurants, and 3 shopping centres. Camping is available at a municipal campground and at private lakeside campgrounds located east and south of town. Internet available at library.