Victoria Lake

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Victoria Lake, Vancouver Island

Victoria Lake
Victoria Lake, Photo By Bud Logan

This is an outstanding Vancouver Island area lake with abundant with some incredible wildlife viewing opportunities, great fishing excitement and the convenience of road access. Victoria Lake is a pristine 1500 hectare lake just 5 km east of Port Alice and 60 km southwest of Port Hardy.

Victoria Lake
Victoria Lake, Photo By Bud Logan

The lake is fed by limestone enriched water from the marble river drainage system and forms an integral part of the marble river basin itself. Access to this breathtaking wilderness recreation region is by logging road.

Enjoy miles of incredible hiking trails through lush dense forests, spectacular wildlife and fantastic fishing dolly varden char, kokanee salmon, rainbow and cutthroat trout. There are consistent tales of real big fish that are pulled from this lake, fish as big as 5 kg. Although fish in the 2 to 3 kg range are much more common.

There are several boat launches, a day use site at the Victoria Lake Rec Site, a campground over at the Spruce Bay Rec Site with boat launch and many other rustic campsites on this lake. There are many private cabins around this lake and l ask that you respect them.

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