made lake, Mackenzie the town is a
mere forty-three years old, but the
history of the site dates back to 1793
to its namesake, Scottish explorer
fur trader and explorer, camped
near what is now a beautiful
community bearing his name.
The town of Mackenzie started
out as a realm for prospectors,
miners, trappers and surveyors.
Until 1965, the area was mostly
wilderness and soon after the
development of large pulp and
lumber manufacturing facilities,
the District of Mackenzie was
incorporated in 1966.
P.O. Bag 340
Mackenzie, BC V0J 2C0
Toll free: 1.877.622.5360
for a free visitor's guide
Mountain Trench, at the southern end of Williston
Lake, provides access to an abundance of year-round
outdoor recreation opportunities to experience.
fishing, swimming or just lounging on the sandy
beach. Check out the developed trail system
available for hiking and biking.
opportunity for wildlife viewing, photography and
camping at the numerous campsites within the
area. Stay at the municipal campground located
right in town and only two minutes from the
Mackenzie Golf & Country Club.
and a diverse trail system. Winter fun continues with
Explore over 20 kilometres of groomed and two
kilometres of lit cross-country ski trails. Visit Powder
King Mountain Resort, only a forty minute drive, for
some world class skiing conditions.
Mackenzie & District Museum and pick up some
local artwork at Mountain Gifts `n Gallery.
The Sky's the Limit.
timber from the Rocky Mountain Trench
prior to the creation of Williston Lake.
activities and loads