Loon Lake is located in the Cariboo Region which is located in the Interior of British Columbia. Loon Lake is approximately 43 Kilometers North East of Cache Creek. The turnoff to Loon Lake Road is 20 Kilometers north of Cache Creek along the Cariboo Highway 97. Following the Loon Lake Road will get you to the Lake in approximately 23 Kilometers.
The scenic drive along the winding Loon Lake Road is available all year round and will take you past sprawling ranches spread throughout the narrow valley. The Loon Lake Road narrows through the Loon Creek Canyon before it once again widens into the Loon Lake Valley.
Loon Lake contains an excellent source for fishing. Loon Lake is home to a natural population of resident rainbow trout as well as kokanee and steelhead. Loon Lake is deep and narrow which provides good angling through the spring, summer and fall seasons. Located nearby is the Loon Creek hatchery, which raises kokanee salmon and rainbow trout.
Loon Lake has a variety of recreational activities including canoeing, kayaking, swimming, boating, and hiking in the summer. In the winter there is snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.
Loon Lake is more than just a summer retreat. It is now a thriving community and the local residents hold many community events all year round. In the winter they have an annual winter carnival that is gaining popularity.
Loon Lake also has a variety of resorts that provide a variety of facilities including camping and RV parks.