Cougar Lake

100 Mile House

Difficulty: Easy - Family
Park Amenities:
Boat Launch
Wilderness Camp

Cougar Lake is only one of the many hundred of lakes found in the Interlakes Highway region located east of 100 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada. The extensive lake system is connected by a serious of gravel roads and wilderness hiking trails.

Cougar LakeThe journey to the lake is forested and very scenic passing by many lakes before reaching Cougar Lake. It is one of the easier of the lakes to access in the Interlakes Highway system because it is located on one of the main backcountry roads - Bowers Lake FSR (Forest Service Road).

The Interlakes Highway, also referred to as the "Fishing Highway", is a popular lake system for people who enjoy fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, atving, dirt biking, wind surfing, wildlife viewing and camping. Cougar Lake attracts the fishing, canoeing and camping crowds.

The small campground on Cougar Lake includes three campsites. Each one includes a picnic table, fire pit and access to pit toilets. In the campground, down at the lake, is also a roof top boat launch. Nice little addition so that people can fish for some of the Rainbow Trout in the lake.

if the campsite is full or the fish are not biting, no worries, as there are many lakes in the area to camp and fish at. Some of the other closer camping and fishing destinations to Cougar Lake include Bowers, Lorin, Boundary, Windy and Howard Lakes. Some of the popular trails in the area include the Donnely Lake, Canim-Mahood Falls and Deception Falls Hiking Trails.

Cougar Lake Forestry Recreation Site, 100 Mile House, BC, Canada


Cougar Lake
Bowers Lake S Road
100 Mile House

How To Get ToCougar Lake

From the community of 100 Mile House travel north for 1 kilometre and then turn right onto the Canim-Hendrix Rd. Continue past Forest Grove following the signs to Mahood Lake. Look for the gravel 8000 or 8200 Road on your right before Mahood Falls. Both roads connect to Bowers Lake FSR leading to Cougar Lake.
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