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Puntchesakut Lake Provincial Park
About This Park
Puntchesakut Lake Provincial Park comprises approximately 38 hectares of gently rolling aspen forest. Located on the east side of Puntchesakut Lake, the park offers 1200 metres of waterfront, including a beautiful stretch of sandy beach and is easily accessible from Quesnel.
Most recreation activities are lake oriented. Angling for trout in the spring and fall is perhaps the most popular pursuit, with anglers often catching trout up to 3 lb in size. Other activities include swimming, sunbathing, canoeing, boating, and water skiing. The park is also popular for picnicking. Hunting is not permitted in Puntchesakut Lake Provincial Park.
Established Date: June 26, 1980
Park Size: 38 hectares
Stay Safe: The park supports multiple lake-oriented activities. Please adopt safe boating procedures at all times, and be aware of canoeists, kayakers, and swimmers.
Know Before You Go
- There is no potable water available at this park and for the foreseeable future. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Nature and Culture
- Conservation: Puntchesakut Lake Provincial Park is located in the Interior Plateau, and is characterized by gently rolling terrain and attractive, almost pure aspen forest. The shoreline of willow and birch provides shade and cover for fish and other wildlife.
- Wildlife: The lake supports a wide variety of fish species, most notably, rocky mountain whitefish and rainbow trout. The rolling terrain in and surrounding the park is also home to moose and deer, with occasional porcupines, coyotes, and black bear.