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See the Magnificent West Chilcotin by Floatplane!

Nimpo Lake is considered the 'Floatplane Capital' of British Columbia so there's lots of opportunity to go flightseeing. Since so much of this vast wilderness is inaccessible to man, the best way to see it is from a float- plane! See magnificent mountain ranges, such as the Coastal Mountain Range to Taking off of Nimpo Lakethe west and south which includes
Monarch Mountain rearing up nearly 12,000 feet above sea level and the massive ice fields over which it towers. Hunlen Falls is the third highest free falling water fall in Canada at over 1000 feet and empties from the northern end of the Turner Lake Chain to drop into famous Lonesome Lake far below. Fly over the Rainbow Mountain Range that sports the unusual reds, yellows and pinks from mineral deposits resulting from ancient volcanic activity.You may get the opportunity to see goat and woodland caribou roaming among the high, rolling alpine valleys vividly painted with wild flowers.
So little of the habitat has been disturbed by man in this vast wilderness Overlooking the West Chilcotinthat wildlife is abundant and provides plenty of opportunity for wildlife photography and there's
no better way to take pictures of snowcapped peaks, huge glaciers, alpine flowers, remote lakes and plunging waterfalls than from the air!
If you would like to canoe, river raft, kayak, go hiking or mountain climbing, or get into the back country for landscape or wildlife photos, then quite often the only way to access where you want to go is by floatplane. Tweedsmuir Air
Services operates out of their floatplane base at Nimpo Lake. Theirs is a charter service and cost of a flight is determined by the type of aircraft used and the total number of passengers (including gear) being flown.
For those of you who own or operate your own floatplane, this is the perfect Enjoying a fall day at Boy Lake floatplane styleplace to be! There are several calm bays and docking facilities on Nimpo Lake, and access to fuel for your plane at Wilderness Rim Resort or Vagabond RV Park & Resort. Nimpo Lake is a well known stopping off point for those pilots of private planes headed to Alaska or the Yukon.
For those of you who have come to this area for fabulous fishing, floatplanes are your friend! If you would like to cast a fly line or troll a lure in a remote alpine lake, the only way you will get there quickly, is by plane. Hunlen Falls
Many of the local resorts and lodges have boats and motors located on the fly-in lakes, and in many cases, outpost cabins as well. Many of the alpine lakes and streams have hard fighting native Rainbow Trout, while some have Cutthroat and Cut'bows. And if you fly out, you will often have the whole lake to yourself! So whether you're a boating enthusiast, or a 'dyed-in-the-wool' fly- fisherman, give yourself a treat. Fly into some of the most beautiful country in British Columbia, for some of the most exciting fishing you'll ever encounter. Oh, and don't forget to bring your camera!


Follow the links, and see what the West Chilcotin is really like!

Wilderness Rim Resort
 
AJ Bed and Breakfast offers private cabin accommodation on Nimpo Lake
 
The Waterfront Resort is a great place to stop for a fishing vacation.
 
Escott Bay for all your adventures
 
Stop off at Eagle's Nest Resort on your way to Bella Coola.
 
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