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Crisp mountain air, blue skies and pine forests surround the picturesque highland community of Logan Lake. Recreational activities are the highlight of every season, from fishing and hiking to snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
"Tslakan", a Savona Indian fur trader, had a daughter whose name was Anglicized as Anne Logan, and it is thought that Logan Lake derived its name from her.
The first mining prospectors arrived in the Highland Valley in the 1870s, and ranchers followed in the early twentieth century, settling in nearby Mamette Lake and Meadow Creek. It wasn’t until 1970 that the town of Logan Lake was founded, to house the workers of the newly opened copper mine. The Lornex mine eventually became Highland Valley Copper, which remains the town’s biggest employer.
Located inside a huge mining shovel that sits next to a 235-ton ore truck, this Visitor Information Centre is a great place to start your tour of Logan Lake. The centre’s friendly staff will assist you in your discovery of the area, and is open from mid-May to mid-October.
Highland Valley Copper is one of the largest open-pit copper mines in the world, so large that it is visible from space! Such a mammoth undertaking requires big machinery, and a tour of the mine is an unforgettable experience. The tours are FREE and the duration is approximately 2 1/2 hrs. NOTE: the tours are unavailable to children under 12 years, due to safety restrictions. Daily weekday tours run from the end of May to August.
Situated on Highway 97C, the lookout has signage detailing First Nations and mining history within the valley. Don’t forget your camera!
Watch a local artisan at work. Sculptures, tiles and stoneware are just a few of the beautifully handcrafted items on display for purchase.
The Gold Country GeoTourism Program is an ideal activity for friends and family to enjoy while exploring the beauty of the Logan Lake area. Historic and current mining sites are just a couple of the intriguing cache locations awaiting your discovery.
This nine-hole, par 72 course is ideally situated to allow golfers to enjoy Logan Lake’s beautiful scenery. With lush fairways and challenging terrain, Meadow Creek Golf Club is a golfer’s dream. Deer and bears are also fond of the environment, and are occasionally sighted on the course. After your game, relax in the licensed clubhouse and enjoy a bite to eat on the outdoor patio. Open from May to October.
Disc Golf Course
Try your hand at Disc Golf! Disc golf courses are growing in popularity throughout the province. Similar to golf in course layout and scoring, players 'toss' special discs at a basket while navigating various challenges. The Pro course length is 5195 feet with a 290 feet tee and the Amateur course length is 1919 feet with a 179 feet tee. This is a free activity, and is located off of Chartrand Avenue in Logan Lake at the Copper Ridge Disc Golf Course.
This scenic trail meanders around the lake, and patient observers might be lucky enough to spot a muskrat emerge from the water, or a bald eagle perched on a ponderosa pine. Along the trail is an artificial trout-spawning channel where blackwater rainbow trout can be seen spawning in May. The nearby Duck Pond has a viewing deck perfect for witnessing this serene natural habitat. There are over 30 lakes in the area teeming with fish. Most of the lakes have camping facilities, and many of the resorts in the area offer boat and cabin rentals.
Other activities include hiking, biking, tennis and ATV riding. The Bike Skills Park situated behind the lake near the golf course, was designed by freestyle mountain biker Jay Hoots, and has something to offer for all abilities.
In the winter, try cross-country skiing on 36km of groomed trails that are open from November to April. The conditions around Logan Lake produce ideal powder for snowmobiling. For trail conditions and maps, visit the Logan Lake Snowriders Association website. Try ice fishing on the lake, or push a broom at the curling rink.
Logan Lake’s friendly service and hearty servings make its cafés and restaurants popular with locals and visitors. Visit the artistic Old Village Café (10-111 Chartrand Ave. Phone: 250-523-9427) and admire the works of local artisans, including stunning stained glass hanging in the windows. Enjoy the warm hospitality and great menu at T J Bistro (91-111 Chartrand Ave. Phone: 250-523-9541), where you’ll also find ice-cream on a summer’s afternoon. Try the Logan Lake Deli (250-523-9030) for a selection of fresh lunch options to take out or eat in. The Black Bull Pub (264 Poplar Dr. Phone: 250-523-2377) and the restaurant at the Copper Valley Motor Inn (19 Apex Dr. Phone: 250-523-9433) are both welcoming establishments.
The highlight of the winter season is Logan Lake’s Polar Carnival, which takes place over a week in January. Crammed with fun winter activities, including an outdoor speed skating oval maintained by the River City Racers speed skating club, the Polar Carnival closes with the Varion Pond Hockey Classic. This is a chance for hockey lovers of all ages to compete on the frozen lake.
Hosted by the Logan Lake Ranch and Country Club and the Logan Lake ATV Club, the ATV Poker Run is a fun weekend in May that brings equestrian and motor enthusiasts together to enjoy the local trails.
On July 1st more festivities are planned for the whole family. You won’t want to miss the parade, arts show, music and fireworks display.
Model airplanes take to the skies in July at the High Country Flyers event (Morrison Ranch, east of Logan Lake). Watching the planes being launched from a 750-foot grass runway is great entertainment for the whole family.
Logan Lake Day is celebrated on the BC day long weekend with great family entertainment and an evening dance. There is also a car show & shine as well. Keep posted with the Gold Country Events Calendar for more details.
Don’t miss the Open House at Highland Valley Copper held annually on BC day. Bring the kids and learn about one of the world’s largest open pit mining operations. There are many displays and family entertainment.
The talents of local artisans are showcased in September at the Fall Fair & Tea. Admire beautifully hand crafted quilts, photography and many other items while being served by Logan Lake “royalty”.
For more information on events occurring in Logan Lake visit the Events Calendar.
• Grocery Store
• Service Station
• Municipal Parks
• Visitor Information Centre
• Municipal Campground
• Golf Course
• Recreation Centre
• Cross-country Ski Trails
• Snowmobile Trails
19 Breccia Drive, Box 119
Welcome to our comfortable country home. We offer 2 rooms with queen-size beds, shared bath, full breakfast. Enjoy cross-country skiing, hiking, mountain biking from our back door. A great selection of fishing lakes in the area.
19 Breccia Drive P.O. Box 119 Logan Lake BC V0K 1W0 (250) 523-6505
19 Apex Drive
Free Wifi, courtyard facing rooms. Restaurant that has a Chinese smorg on Friday and Saturday. New Pub menu.
Banquet room that can host your next function!
8615 Tunkwa Lk Rd Box 792
A traditional Bed & Breakfast Inn, but better.
Enjoy this 4,700 sq. ft. bungalow with 5 deluxe rooms each with their own 4 piece bathroom. Explore the 25 acres of beautifully groomed grounds, relax in the hot tub after a day of limitless recreation opportunities.
Enjoy a personal weekend hide-a-way, book for business meetings, seminar and training events, plan a retreat or just explore this fabulous region of Gold Country.
Enjoy tranquility at its best in this Canada 4 Star Bed & Breakfast.
A place for all seasons.
5665 Lac Le Jeune Rd
All our accommodations have complementary Wi-Fi, satellite flat screen TV's, luxury showers and very comfortable new BeautyRest Felicity 2 beds.
Our Lakeside dining room has a beautiful fireplace and gorgeous view of both lakes. Many people say Chef Holland’ prepared meals are the best since leaving home. Our Whiskey Jack Lounge is a great place to watch the friendly squirrels, chipmunks and incredible bird life while enjoying your favorite adult beverage with your newfound friends from all over the world.
The resort has meeting/ Banquet facilities for up to 200 people for weddings, reunions, company get a ways, seminars, workshops and conferences. Take your event out into the open where “Meetings work and people play!”
5485 Lac Le Jeune Road
Loaded with comforts and amenities, Lac Le Jeune Wilderness Resort is your best vacation destination.
Book a Cabin by calling (250) 984-1519. After hours checkins can be arranged. Cabins are clean, comfortable and ready for your arrival.
111 Chartrand Avenue
Logan Lake Lodge is a full service facility with a Restaurant, Pub, and a Liquor store. We offer a warm and friendly atmosphere, hotel style accommodations, relaxation and a variety of BC outdoor activities, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, golfing, snowmobiling & cross country skiing. It is the perfect year round getaway for the entire family.
Open year round get away on beautiful Face Lake. Cabins, camping, ATVing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, star gazing, paddle boats, mountain biking, and more to explore at this resort.
We offer clean, waterfront housekeeping cabins, tenting campsites and RV sites. Our housekeeping cabins are rustic but modernized cedar-sided waterfront cottages. Cabins will sleep from 2 to 7 people and have electricity, small fridges and air tight wood stoves. There are no washrooms in the cabins, but the central shower house has flush toilets and showers (no charge). Each cabin has it's own picnic table with firepits on the lakeshore.
Tunkwa Lake is famous for its Kamloops Lake Trout!
111 - 71 Chartrand Avenue
Open for business:
Monday: 4pm - 9pm
Tuesday: 4pm - 9pm
Wednesday: 4pm - 10pm
Thursday: 4pm - 10pm
Friday: 4pm - 11pm
Saturday: 4pm - 10pm
Sunday 4pm - 9am
Days of business may vary in the Winter.
264 Ponderosa Avenue
Fantastic Food! Fresh beer on tap, our own Logan Lake Lager! Daily Food and Drink Specials.
Appetizer 1/2 price 3-6 Everyday!
$10.00 Spent, $1.00 Bull Buck back to spend the way you chose.
15% discount for Seniors
Cold Wine and Beer Store.
Great Food, Great Beer & Good Times
Based in Logan Lake, internationally known wildlife photographer, David Young, has been behind the camera since the early 1960s, capturing images in some 29 countries.
Since 2001 David has focused on wildlife photography and his images have appeared the world over.
Visit our website for more information!
Hwy 97 C
Come & see one of the largest mining operations in the world.
Stretch your legs & breath crisp, clean, mountain air at the marked viewpoint. HVC is a major producer of copper & molybdenum.
Interpretive sign panels share the First Nations, mining & natural history of the area. Photo opportunities abound this is a must see on your next visit!
13 - 220 Opal Street, Logan Lake, BC
Delicious Home Cooked style meals.
Burgers, pizza and hearty freshly made soups!
61 - 111 Chartrand
Over 40,000 rare, collectible, and out of print books, hundreds of "books on tape", over 5,000 movies, plus hundreds of games in stock. We also have fax & photocopy service available. Open 7 days a week, 10 AM to 9 PM, Sundays & holidays 12 noon to 9 PM.
108 Chartrand Avenue
Our motto is " Caring for the Community" . A full service pharmacy offering prescriptions, compliance packaging as well as diabetic & ostomy supplies & a Home Health Care section. Our frontstore is unique as we carry a small hardware area (tools & plumbing supplies, camping equipment) as well as beauty and household items.
108 Chartrand Avenue
Located in Logan Lake IDA DrugMart, we carry fresh flowers and plants with a floral designer available for your wedding, funeral, grad or everyday floral needs. We offer World Wide Delivery. We also carry Helium Balloons and unqiue gifts for all occasions.
81 - 111 Chartrand Avenue
We are the key to your new home!
#1 220 Opal Drive, Village Center Mall
Be sure to shop at Logan Lake’s Hidden Treasures featuring Canadian handcrafted products from local artisans and art culture. Original artworks such as paintings, wood carvings, hand made natural soap products, baby quilts, crocket blankets. View the wide variety of hand crafted fine jewelry such as arrow heads and much more! Many gift items and Canadian handmade souvenirs to discover.
Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm
Explore the many mom n pop businesses that Logan Lake has to offer!
600 Golf Course Road
Charmingly located amid a pine & aspen forest, come discover the beautiful Meadow Creek Course.
Men’s Days – Ladies Days – Senior Days – Club Tournaments
Open 7 days per week during golf season - contact the clubhouse for more information.
Beautiful hand-crafted stoneware created for use, enjoyment, strength & durability!
From sculpture to casseroles & tiles to teapots, you'll discover the finely crafted gift you have been looking for & be enchanted watching a potter at work.
Gallery hours: Monday to Thursday - 1 pm to 4 pm or by appointment.
10 -111 Chartrand Avenue
111 Chartrand Avenue
Open 11am to 11pm 7 days a week.
Prepare yourself to experience the season of your choice in "High Country". Rustic cabins, and great fishing await you at Surrey Lake.
91-111 Chartrand Avenue
Great food and great hospitality.
Delicious fresh baking, heart-warming soups & more.
Catering available for your special event.
Summer ice cream treats. Fully licenced.
Summer Hours: 7 days a week from 6am - 8pm
Winter Hours: Monday to Saturday from 6am - 8pm
Where everyone meets for the best.
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