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Lightning Lake

Lightning Lake (Merritt)


  • Rec Site #:REC1835
  • Type:User Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:4
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Tables
  • Site Description: This remote open and sunny recreation site is located on the northern shore of Lightning Lake and the recreation site is primarily used for fishing, hunting, camping and snowmobiling. The small site is best suited for truck campers and tenters as the access road is somewhat rough especially as you near the campsite.

  • Driving Directions: From Merritt drive west along Highway 8 for about 20 km. Turn left (where the Spius Creek fish hatchery and snowmobile signs are and continue up this road named eventual;ly signed as the Prospect FSR for 24km's. At the 24km mark keep to the left, go a short distance and keep to the left again, cross the bridge and you are now on the Miner Forest Service Road. From here on in there are few km markers so set you odometer to 0. Continue another 11.2 km then keep right and continue for 0.8 km. and continue driving until you see a small landing, keep to the left of the landing and follow the 4 x 4 path down to the campsite for about a kilometre.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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