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Alexis Creek , BC, Canada is a small service town located on Highway 20 (main highway) in the Chilcotin Grasslands region of British Columbia, Canada. The highway town is surrounded by wilderness, wildlife and nature.
The geography of the region paints the land with hills, farm fields and grasslands. It is decorated with remote lakes and green backcountry forests. Throughout the land there is a vast network of wilderness trails and gravel roads leading travelers to guest ranches, fishing lodges and adventure destinations.
The Chilcotin region and the surrounding remote lodges and guest ranches provide an opportunity for visitors to experience the backcountry while enjoying activities like fishing, horseback riding, hiking, canoeing, snowmobiling, xc skiing and more.
Alexis Creek, BC is one of the small service towns located on Highway #20. The highway provides long stretches of silence and uninterrupted scenery in between each service town. Services, in some small towns, are limited to one convenience store with a gas station.
The RCMP (police) and the Red Cross servicing the Chilcotin communities operate from Alexis Creek. In the small village of Alexis Creek there are a few buildings and a restaurant. Gas and a general store are available 14 kilometres south of Alexis Creek on the First Nation lands.
Throughout the Chilcotin forests and grasslands are wilderness resorts, guest ranches and lodges mixed in with wilderness campgrounds and provincial parks. Some adventure resorts are accessed easily, others require more effort like exploring long gravel roads, hiking trails or flying in on a floatplane.
Alexis Creek, BC is a good base camp for services prior to joining up with your outdoor adventure company. Backcountry summer adventures enjoyed in the Chilcotin region include fly fishing, horseback riding, camping, hiking, backpacking, canoeing and offroading.
After the snow falls and the lakes freeze the landscape changes and so do the adventures. The wilderness trails and gravel roads become xc ski and snowmobile routes. The frozen lakes become ice fishing destinations and some become part of a long haul snowmobile adventure.
The wilderness resorts, recreational lakes and provincial parks attract allot of attention to the area. Some of the parks to consider exploring when near Alexis Creek, BC include the Bull Canyon, Nazko Lake and White Pelican Provincial Parks. Forestry Wilderness Campsites are near Two Lakes, MacKill Lake, Palmer Lake and Alexis Lake.
Just east of Alexis Creek, BC is Riske Creek, BC and a fantastic sightseeing destination called Farwell Canyon. The canyon viewpoint towers over Chilcotin River and in the distance one can see some dilapidated buildings of an old homestead. On the far side of the mighty Chilcotin River - high above you - are sandstone cliffs, hoodoos and, possibly, a mountain goat sighting.
Alexis Creek, BC is located 113 kilometres (68
mi.) west of Williams
Lake on Highway #20. Head out for 100s of kilometres in any direction from Alexis Creek, BC on horseback, foot, off road, floatplane and there are remote lakes and wilderness lodges, guest ranches and backcountry resorts.
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