Big Creek Lodge is a small friendly operated guest ranch in the heart of British Columbia, 10 hours northeast of Vancouver and two hours west of Williams Lake. In the surrounding area, you will find nothing but wildlife, wilderness and untouched exploration opportunities. The Chilcotin Plateau, in which the lodge is located, is ideal for horseback riding, fishing, hunting and hiking.
The Guest Ranch was started 30 years ago in this remote area of British Columbia. Big Creek Lodge is blessed to have uninhibited panoramic views of the Coast Mountains, making it easy to relax, unwind and become one with nature. Big Creek Lodge has had a “Canada selected Four Star rating” for accommodation and service since 2001. With the unique combination of untamed wilderness and luxury accommodations, you will be amazed at the unparalleled customized experience we have to offer.
At Big Creek Lodge there is no set arrival or departure days. Your stay will be personalized and adapted to your wishes. Big Creek Lodge offers airport transportation from the Williams Lake Airport.
This British Columbia lodge offers two different accommodations packages-- The Relaxation Package and The Adventure Program.
Both packages include:
• Lodging in our Four Star guest rooms or cabins with private bathroom and daily housekeeping service
• All-inclusive meal plan with 3 home cooked meals coupled with coffee and snacks throughout the day
• Mountain biking and hiking
• Use of the games room
• Wireless Internet access available in the lodge
• Fishing (licence can be bought at the ranch)
• Sport clay shooting, target shooting and archery
• Use of the Hot Tub
• Visits to the second largest Rodeo in Canada, the Williams Lake Stampede ( first long weekend in July)
Additionally, the Adventure Program includes:
• Personal horse for the duration of the stay, hand selected from Big Creek Lodge's herd of 30 well trained horses
• All horseback riding adventures (usually no riding on arrival and departure days)
• Riding lessons, if required ( by arrangement)
• Guided tours, which can be split into beginner and advanced, or family groups
Big Creek Lodge offers the relax package (without horse riding) starting at $215. Half-day horse riding is $65, full-day $115. The adventure package for 7 nights, 6 full-day rides is $1970.
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Big Creek Lodge has a lodge and cabins built out of solid cedar logs, offering the traditional ranch feel. Big Creek Lodge has five rooms, either double bed or two singles. All rooms have cozy interior, infloor heating for winter and private bathrooms.
Big Creek's cabins offer a bit more privacy while still being close to the lodge for meal time. There is one open plan cabin containing two double beds and one family cabin with two separate bedrooms which could sleep up to six.
Wholesome home cooked ranch food prepared fresh everyday in the lodge kitchen.
Horseback riding, trials and arena, mountain biking, fishing, gold panning, hiking, wildlife and bird watching / photography.
Williams Lake, Stampede.
7 nights Horseback Ranch Adventure Package
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Chilcotin and coastal mountain’s through the ears of one of our sure-footed friends.
Big Creek Lodge aims to tailor your stay to your ability’s while showing off this beautiful area and some of the cowboy history that hasn’t changed in over 100 years.
Become part of this British Columbia ranch's family as you explore the beautiful scenery of the Chilcotin while the spectacular Coastal Mountains stand guard. Big Creek Lodge's aim is to tailor your stay to your bucket list dreams, allowing where possible you to experience Cowboy Culture and traditions many that have not changed over the last 100 years.
Day One we will match you to your horse. The morning is spent in a short orientation, to make sure you understand each other and are ready to hit the trails together. That afternoon is spent on a shorter trail ride, solidifying your relationship with your new 4-legged friend, and getting used to the western style of riding if this is new to you.
Day two onwards, hit the trails, showcasing the amazing scenery of the area. You can expect anything from creek crossings, forestry trails, beautiful lakes, open meadows and incredible views. The terrain can be pretty rough, but very varied, and our guides have a penchant for explorations so be ready to experience something new, our trails can accommodate the relaxing pace for the less experienced beginner or add some fun challenges for our more experienced guests, we can accommodate all
Some days the neighbors call and invite us to head out to help them with some cow work. It is a great honour that they think highly enough of us to include ourselves and our guests. A day with the cowboys is always a treat. Depending on the time of year this could involve sorting, branding, trailing pairs to summer pasture checking, relocating and fall gathering and weaning. Big Creek Lodge's cowboys will give you the basics of cowboy etiquette so you feel confident and informed if you get the opportunity to do this.
If conditions are right a ride in Big Creek Park is a possibility. Here you will get to experience untouched Canadian Wilderness. Wildlife is often spotted, the mountains views are spectacular and trails wind in and out of meadows and native forests.
Whatever your trip may bring, we aim to give you an unforgettable experience horseback, with a beautiful Log Home to relax in after we have worn you out! 3 hearty Western Canadian meals are served each day – don’t worry you’ll get a special lunch packed while on day long rides!
At a Glance
Small, family run guest lodge, specializing in relaxation and horseback adventures within the beautiful natural wilderness of the Chilcotin area BC.
Chilcoltin wilderness among the costal mountains of BC
Williams Lake- BC Shuttle available
Western/ Beginners - advanced
Summer Season May 15th– Oct 15th, 2019:
I) 7 nights per person Riding Adventure based on Double occupancy - for riders (incl. taxes):
$1970($1847,16 net + $122,84 taxes) - in Rooms 1+2+3
Additional Nights incl. riding $280($262,54 net + $17,46 taxes)
II) 7 nights per person Relaxation based on double occupancy - for Non-Riders(incl. taxes):
$1550 ($1453,35 net + $96,65 taxes) - in Rooms 1+2+3
Additional Nights $220($206,28 net + $13,72 taxes)
$44 extra for single occupancy ($37,93 net + $6,07 taxes)
Winter Season Oct 16th, 2019 – May 14th, 2020:
7 nights per person Relaxation based on double occupancy for Non-Riders (incl. taxes):
$1220($1143,93 net + $76,07 taxes) - in Rooms 1+2+3
Additional Nights $175($164,09 net + $10,91 taxes)
$35 extra for single occupancy ($30,17 net + $4,83 taxes)
Short Horse-Rides available on Daily basis weather permitting $65/ day / person
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