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Puntzi Lake ("Bendziny")
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Puntzi Lake ("Bendziny")

Puntzi Lake ("Bendziny") (Alexis Creek)

Beach ActivitiesWater SkiingBoatingFishing
Boat LaunchVehicle Accessible Camping

  • Rec Site #:REC2620
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:5
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Boat Launch
  • Site Description: The recreation site is located on the southwest shore of Puntzi Lake, and is a popular camping, fishing, and swimming destination. The Tsilhqot'in traditional name for this area is "Bendziny" (pronounced Bend-zee). It is also sometimes referred to as "Bendziny Biny."

  • Driving Directions: From Alexis Creek, travel west on Hwy 20 for approximately 60 km to Chilanko Forks and turn right/north onto Puntzi Lake Road. Travel 6.3 km and turn right to access the recreation site.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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