Muncho Lake Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located on the Alaska Highway as it transits the northern Canadian Rockies west of Fort Nelson. Spectacular folded mountains, bountiful wildlife and brilliantly coloured wildflowers are just some of the wonders to discover. The park is part of the larger Muskwa-Kechika Management Area. It is named after Muncho Lake, which is a part of the park.
Muncho comes from the local Kaska aboriginal name meaning 'big water.' Muncho Lake is very picturesque with its deep aqua-green coloured waters next to impressive backdrop of mountains. You will find the lake absolutely stunning as you travel along Hwy 97. Definitely a real jewel, Muncho Lake is approximately 12 km (7.5 miles) long and well worth the time to visit. Muncho Lake serves as one of the highlights of the Alaska Highway and it is highly recommended for alaska highway travelers to plan their journey along the highway such that they spend a night around Muncho Lake. There are several accommodations options including a couple of provincial RV and camping parks as well as the Northern Rockies Lodge which provides a full service stop to Alaska Highway travelers on Muncho Lake including a gas station, lodge, restaurant, cabins, tours and more.
Take a boat trip or take a good hike in the mountains with a fascinating view to the Lake. Here you will surely see some dall sheeps on the surrounding rock peaks. If you like hot water, just a few minutes north of the Provincial Park can be found the Liard Hot Springs.
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