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Vedan Lake North
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Vedan Lake North

Vedan Lake North (Nemiah)

BoatingFishingBoat LaunchCamping


Site Closed.
The Vedan Lake North Recreation Site is closed to the public at this time. The campsite is situated within the declared aboriginal title lands of the Tsilhqot'in First Nation, and the Tsilhqot'in National Government and Xeni Gwet'in First Nation issued a press release on August 18, 2017, stating that there will be no public access to their Declared Title Lands. The only exceptions will be for Tsilhqot'in community members, licensed commercial operators and guided clients, residents and families. A copy of the press release can be found here: http://www.tsilhqotin.ca/PDFs/Press%20Releases/08%2018%2017%20Xeni%20PR-%20Xeni%20Fire%20Ban%20and%20Road%20Closure.pdf For more information, please contact Nancy Oppermann with the Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government at 250 303 2646.


  • Rec Site #:REC2606
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:2
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Boat Launch
    Tables
    Toilets
  • Site Description: In June 2014 the Supreme Court of Canada granted the Tsilhqot�in Nation a declaration of aboriginal title over a certain area. This recreation site is within the declared aboriginal title area. The Tsilhqot�in Nation has declared that canoeing, hiking and light camping are encouraged in the area, subject to its system of permits. Permits are required for hunting and fishing. For further information please contact the Tsilhqot�in National Government (www.tsilhqotin.ca). The recreation site is a popular fishing destination and offers a nice gravel boat launch. The lake can often be windy.

  • Driving Directions: From Williams Lake, follow Hwy 20 to Hanceville. Turn south at Hanceville and follow the road across the Hanceville Bridge. Continue up the hill and follow signage to Nemaiah Valley along the 900 road. You will cross over the Taseko River at Davidson Bridge and approx 6km past Big Lake turn north onto the Elkin-Taseko FSR.Follow this road and cross Elkin Creek. Keep left after the bridge and follow the road into the site.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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