Nimpo Lake

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Nimpo Cabin. Photo credit Ed Ishiguro.

This one-room fishing cabin was donated to TLC by long-time Williams Lake resident and naturalist, Winnie Bennie. Located along the shore of Nimpo Lake, in the Chilcotins west of Williams Lake, the cabin has been converted for use as a rental. This small, rustic cabin sits on about 10 acres of lodgepole pine and aspen.

The Nimpo Lake area is one of BC’s premier fishing destinations. Fishing opportunities in the area are almost endless. There are so many opportunities that the avid fisher never needs to fish the same place twice. Nimpo itself hosts world class fishing for Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden and Bull Trout. The Dean River that empties Nimpo Lake is a world-renowned fly-fishing river.

The cabin can also be used as a jumping off point for exploration of this rugged part of BC. It is located it is at the doorstep of Tweedsmuir Park, one of BC’s largest parks. Traveling just west of Tweedsmuir Park, one can descend in to Bella Coola to immerse oneself in all that the mid-coast has to offer. If a more rugged park experience is in order, Nimpo is but a stone’s throw (~50 km) to Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park. This remote and roadless 112,000-hectare wilderness area protects significant caribou habitat as well as the northernmost occurrence of California bighorn sheep in North America.

Read more about Winnie Bennie, the avid naturalist who donated the cabin to TLC.

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Rent TLC’s Nimpo Lake Cabin

Escape to the breathtaking, unspoiled wilderness of Chilcotin and enjoy a stay at a rustic waterfront cabin located on Nimpo Lake. This world-renowned destination for fly-fishing is a fisherman’s heaven. The spectacular lake is 5km wide and 10km long.

Nimpo Lake is approximately 300km west of Williams Lake. Just 20 miles from Nimpo Lake is the Anahim Lake airport, a two hour flight from Vancouver.

Cabin facilities include the following:

  • Large room with a double bed and a set of bunk beds (linen is not provided; recommend sleeping bags)
  • A fire woodstove
  • Kitchen equipped with a Coleman gas stove, utensils, dining and cookware

Please note there is no electricity or running water.


May 25th to the end of September (opening dependent on timeliness of Spring Thaw)

$65 per night* or $300 per week

Accommodates up to maximum 4 people.
Rates are subject to change.
*Week long rentals preferred

Reservations: call (250) 479-8053

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The Nimpo Lake Cabin: Preserving the Vision of Naturalist Winnie Bennie (1927-2007)

March 19th, 2012|0 Comments

Situated on one of B.C.’s premiere fishing lakes 300 km west of Williams Lake, this small, one-room cabin, that is now a TLC rental property, has a long and cherished past. TLC came to own [...]