Whether you come for the fishing, serene camping or just to enjoy nature, our fishing resort is a great place to call home for a few days!
The Cariboo Chilcotin region of British Columbia with four distinct regions features diverse ecosystems and endless adventures, resulting in great fishing and incredible wildlife -from wild horses and grizzlies to eagles and rare white pelicans.
And yes, our resort name is indeed spelled Fishi'n' - it reflects our old fashioned country values when it comes to great service and our relaxing environment. Come enjoy chilli'n' with us at Woodlands Fishin Resort!
Tent and RV Sites
Our 12-site campground features RV sites, tent sites, power, sani, a shower house and fish cleaning station.
Enjoy spectacular lakeside views in our three newly built full amenity cabins!
Restaurant & Bakery
Our on-site restaurant features a bakery where we serve mouth watering pastries, bread and cakes
Lakeside Camping at Puntzi Lake
Where You'll Find Us
Located on the shores of Puntzi Lake near the quiet community of Chilanko Forks, resulting in a beautiful natural setting which you will no doubt truly enjoy when you visit us! Chilanko Forks is approximately 175 kms west of Williams Lake and is about a 2-hour drive via the Chilcotin-Bella Coola Highway (BC-20W).
Cabins are basic but the price is really good. Nonstop hot water showers in cabins. Nice kitchen. 2 bedrooms separated by bathroom in the middle. Lots of dock space for boats. The restaurant is fantastic full of baked treats and homemade food. We didn't catch many fish but that's nothing to do with this beautiful resort.
Remote and rustic, yet with all the comforts of home 🙂 Our 2 br cabin (Pelican View) had everything we needed and more, even comfy padded rockers on the covered porch !:) Stunning scenery, great fishing, and incredible food when you feel like a treat. We hadn't been home a day, when we booked our next trip within a couple of months. Can't wait to go back to our "home away from home". THANK YOU Colleen, Al and Brad for making this such a special place.!:)
Overall the cabin was great. Had supper one night, was ok, nothing to wright home about. Also had a couple of sandwiches made for our lunch also ok. Location is great. Has to have been the noisiest bed I've ever slept on, but it was comfortable. All said I'd stay again, pretty good value for the cost.
Very nice people! Beautiful view. Food was very good too, had a delicious milkshake and chocolate cake.After visiting the two resorts at puntzi lake, I can confidently say the woodlands fishing resort has much nicer owners and food, compared to that horrible and rude Barneys lakeside resort. If you want a good trip to puntzi lake, this place is the one to go!
A wonderful place to relax , enjoy the scenery, fishing and the accommodations! Al and Colleen are wonderful hosts. They make sure you are comfortable, well equipped and happy. Can’t wait for our return visit! You will Not be disappointed.
Woodlands Resort at Puntzi Lake is a fantastic place to go camping . Or, if you prefer, there are rental cabins with views of the beautiful lake. The sites are spacious, well-maintained, and with or without full hook-ups, whatever you prefer. The scenery is awesome. Great view of the lake. We love sitting in our fishing boat watching the pelicans fly overhead. And ,of course, catching Kokanee is the highlight of our fishing excursions! Can’t say enough good things about the resort owners. They go above and beyond to make our stay pleasurable and unforgettable. Not to forget the on-site bakery and restaurant! Daily fresh bread, huge cinnamon buns, banana loaves, and so much more. The home-made pizzas and hamburgers are DELICIOUS. Al and Colleen are awesome hosts. When you have stayed at Woodland Resort once you will most certainly be returning next season. We book for the following year before we leave! This is a great camping experience you won’t want to miss out on.
The resort is a great place to relax and unwind. It offers so many outdoor activities. You can fish, hike, quad, whatever your heart desires. Your hosts go out of their way to make sure you are well looked after. You will always leave Woodlands Fishing Resort with a smile on your face and a want to return.
What a beautiful spot to unwind and enjoy the lake just footsteps from the cabin!! The service was great, the proprietors most helpful and friendly and went out of their way to accommodate our requirements...and the bakery? Out of this world delicious!!! A very enjoyable few days spent there!!
We have spent three summer camping trips at Woodlands Resort and have had a fabulous time each trip. Best of all we enjoyed the friendliness of the owners and hosts, Colleen and Al . They went out of their way to make each holiday a memorable one.We enjoyed full hook ups including internet access for a very reasonable price. The sites are large and well kept.Puntzi Lake is a good place to fish for Kokanee and trout. Watching the pelicans fly overhead when in the middle of the lake in our boat is a special treat.The restaurant facility is an added bonus for those wanting freshly baked goodies.We will return next summer and as many summers after that as we can. Wouldn't miss that fishing derby which ,incidentally, will be sponsored by Woodlands in 2021!Can't think of a better place to go camping, fishing, and relaxing.
Pelican Perspectives had the pleasure of working on a project with these wonderful folks, Al and Colleen have a very laid back and quiet resort where you can enjoy cabin life or if so inclined snag a spot amongst the trees with epic views of Puntzi Lake right outside your doorstep,
We encourage one and all to support your local business' and if your coming up to visit we'd be more then happy to set you up with these fine folks, not too mention Colleen is a genius in the kitchen!
While we haven't stayed yet at this fishing resort ...we know the owners and their passion to give visitors a great experience. Definitely worth visit from guests who want an authentic experience with down to earth hosts.
Lovely hosts, beautiful, well-maintained campground. Amazing drinking water. The food from the bakery is delicious. The area is gorgeous . Great lake to kayak in. We hear that the fishing is great too.
What a beautiful resort! Loved the bakery, smoothies and cinnamon buns - the perfect camping experience for me! Fabulous scenery, a screened in dinning room to relax enjoy! Oh, and there is fishing, boating and large sites for our trailer! We will come back for sure!
Amazing resort! The owners are so helpful and very friendly. We really enjoyed our camping trip up here. The lake boasts a lot of wildlife, ducks, loons, pelicans and plenty of fish. The on site bakery and restaurant is a really nice treat. One of the most peaceful places I've ever been, and we will be back next year!
quiet...peaceful , relaxing, lots of white pelicans and good fishing and the owners are very nice and you have to try the cinnamon buns...they are great. oh and bring down riggers for the fishing and if you are not fishing the quading is excellent.
Beautiful spot! The food was delicious with a gluten free option. My daughter's hamburger even had a homemade bun! Lovely screened in patio allowed for a tremendous view of the pelicans, loons, and coots on Puntzi Lake. Excellent, friendly service! The frozen coffee treats were refreshing! Will definitely dine here again!
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Excellent fishing resort to stay at on your way to and from Bella Coola. Hosts were very friendly. Prices more than reasonable. Pelicans, Loons and Eagles can be viewed from the cabin patio. Very peaceful and relaxing. Can strongly recommend this property for an overnight stay or a getaway for a week. Our cabin was a bit on the small side but cozy and adequate. A bit off the highway but well worth the 15 minute drive.
Wir haben unseren Aufenthalt in diesem Resort extrem genossen. Meine Reservationsanfrage per Email wurde innerhalb einer Stunde beantwortet/bestätigt. Colleen und Al, die Eigentümer, sind extrem freundlich und hilfsbereit. Der Platz ist sehr gut gepflegt, die Sanitäranlagen sind zwar alt aber extrem sauber.Ob Fischen, Motorboot-, Kajak- oder Kanu-Fahren, hier lässt sich alles in Ruhe und mit viel Freude machen.Unübertrefflich sind die Kuchen und das Gebäck aus Colleens Bäckerei. Wir haben uns für die Weiterreise zum Glück noch gut eingedeckt, denn in ganz BC fanden wir keine besseren Backwaren mehr...Wir wünschen den beiden viel Erfolg beim Bau des neuen Hauses. Und irgendwann werden wir wieder vorbeischauen...
The owners, Colleen and Al's friendliness and welcome to us as well as their comfortable and clean cabins left us with a great experience. We took walks and rented a boat for the day and enjoyed our visit in spite of the rainy weather.
It is so nice to have a place to spend a few hours for lunch or dinner in the area. The property is beautiful and the owners are a lovely couple. We generally sit outside with a great view of the lake (we've even used as a launch pad for fishing.) My favourite is the meat lover's pizza, but the hamburgers and shakes are a close second! Great food, clean, family-style hospitality - very relaxing...
So happy we made a stop to The Puntzi Lake Bakery and Cafe. The owner was so kind and helpful and the fact that everything is freshly homemade gave me comforts of being home and cozy. The cafe set up is simple which suits the space as there's a lovely view of Puntzi Lake ahead. Service was quick and the owner made sure we had everything we needed. Would recommend stopping in for some freshly baked bread and treats. She also mentioned you can email to make an order ahead of time. I highly recommend this place and supporting this local business. Given the opportunity I would definitely like to stay on the grounds as well, the owners are putting in efforts to rebuild and I can imagine how much it'll add to the experience of being out in this area.
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July 8 to July 10, 2022
Annual Puntzi Lake
The 2021 Puntzi Lake Fishing Derby will be held from Friday July 8 to Sunday July 10, 2022.
Derby Tickets are $25.00 each.