Local Attractions

What to do

in the Nazko Valley

Nazko Valley, BC

This is a part of the world that really is untouched. What you will see when you get here is the real thing: open, wild and gorgeous. Your adventure awaits.


The beautiful Cariboo region still lays claim to some of the best fresh water fishing sites in the area. Bring your kids and grandchildren to the backwoods lakes where they can catch their limit in no time. They will never forget the thrill of catching their first fish! And will ask you to bring them back year after year!

Boating & Canoeing

Is there anything more exciting than boating along the shores of a wilderness river, watching for bears and wildlife?

Winter Activities

Ice fishing

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Marmot Lake Park Campground features 37 RV camping sites.

Cycling and Mountain Biking

Enjoy a scenic cycle trip from Quesnel to Nazko, stay overnight at one of the campsites and sleep under the stars! You can eat at the restaurant, shower up and get energized before the next-day return trip.

Hiking and Horse Riding

Due to the wild nature of this region, the opportunities for hiking and horse riding are endless. Spectacular vistas of the valley appeal to enthusiasts seeking wilderness adventure.


No matter what you are interested in, please keep your camera handy – always be prepared to see wildlife and inspiring vistas.


Marmot Lake is part of the Nazko River watershed west of Quesnel. It is a popular fly-fishing lake. The lake is stocked with 10,000 fall fry annually.

The community of Nazko maintains a campground on the northern shore of the lake. There are plenty of campsites available. This is a great location for a base camp, as there are other good fishing lakes close by, including Bishop (Brown), Crater and Fishpot lakes.

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Our Three Nations Store and Lodge provide base camp needs for the modern explorer!

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We invite you to contact us if you have any questions about the Nazko Valley and its amenities, the Three Nations General Store and Lodge, or anything you might want to know. We will answer you as quickly as we can!

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