Bridge, BC, Canada is a small village wedged in
between Downton and Carpenter Lakes in the Bridge River Valley.
The small community is surrounded by mountains with Mt. Zola to
the west and Mount Truax to the east. The Bridge River Valley
includes Bralorne, Gun Creek, Gun Lake, Tyax Lake, and Marshall
Lake - with Gold Bridge being the main settlement.
The community is small with much of the action
centred around the local hotel and general store. Hidden in the
wilderness back country regions near the community is a few good
self contained adventure resorts. Some specialize in fishing,
off roading and relaxing in the summer and then, switch gears
in the winter and focus on snowmobiling, heli skiing and cross
The region enjoys a good selection of campgrounds
and forestry recreation campsites providing overnight accommodations.
Prepare well as summers are busy attracting many to the area for
hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, dirt biking, fishing, canoeing,
kayaking, rock climbing, swimming, water skiing, jet skiing and
The wilderness region around Gold Bridge consists
of many lakes, creeks and rivers. All are surrounded by mountain
vistas. All seem to be connected by a massive network of gravel
roads and hiking trails. The most recreational popular lakes in
the Gold Bridge area include Gun,
Carpenter, Marshall and Tyaughton
The lakes around the community of Gold Bridge provide
a good fishing experience. Many of the lakes are stocked regularly
and many of them house larger than life fish. Fisherman head out
to the lakes and creeks in hopes of catching, either some rainbow
trout, eastern brook trout, kokanee, Dolly Varden or whitefish.
Some of the hiking trails in the area to consider
exploring include the Hurley River, Kingdom Lake, Gun Creek, Tyaughton
Lake, Mowson Pond, Mount Penrose and the Walker Creek Trails.
Some of the trails were actual routes used by gold
panners in the pioneer days. The largest jade boulder recorded
in the Guinness Book of World Records was found in Noel Valley
near the town of Bralorne.
At all times when exploring the lakes and trails,
in and around, Gold Bridge please respect and be aware of the
wildlife. The mountains, forest , lakes and creeks all are home
to wildlife also including mule deer, moose, Black Bear, bighorn
sheep and mountain goats.
Get to Gold Bridge: From
Lillooet travel along Highway 40 and turn off the road toward
the Village of Shalalth and Seton Portage. Continue to Gold Bridge.
Gold Bridge, BC, Canada is located 1-1/2 hours west of Lillooet.
Contact information for
the local Gold Bridge community accommodations, tours, guides,
activities, campgrounds, golf courses, attractions, realtors,
etc. are posted under the community links listed to your