Babine Lake is located near the communities of Smithers, Telkwa, Burns Lake, and Houston. The popular lake rests next to the Babine Mountains and is the longest and largest natural lake in British Columbia, Canada spanning 177 kilometres long (110 miles).
Silverthorne Lake in the Houston Community Forest located in Houston, British Columbia, Canada is popular for fishing, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, canoeing, mountain biking, showshoeing and XC skiing
The highlight of the route are the viewing benches, the aspen forest and a viewing platform situated along the trail for all to use. During the summer and early fall months the wetlands are visited by many ducks.