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Moberly Lake
Moberly Lake is located 27 km (17 miles) north of Chetwynd and 39 km (24 miles) south of Hudson's Hope on Hwy 29.

Harry Moberly
Moberly Lake is named after Harry Moberly who happened to work for the local Hudson's Bay Company and lived on the lake's north shore in 1865. During this time Moberly Lake was attracting a lot of settlers with gold being discovered in the nearby area.

Small Community
Today there is a small community of Moberly Lake which is situated on the north side of the lake along Hwy 29. At Moberly Lake you can find a small general store, volunteer fire hall, service station and a few residential homes.

Moberly Lake Lodge and Inn
One building that you won't have a hard time finding is the Moberly Lake Lodge and Inn located on Lakeshore Drive. Often said to be the world's largest wood structure made out of logs, the Moberly Lake Lodge and Inn has a size of around 5,203 square metres (56,000 square feet), telephone: (250) 788-9690

Moberly Lake & District Golf Club
Very popular with people from both Chetwynd and Hudson's Hope, the Moberly Lake & District Golf Club offers you a nice 9-hole public course overlooking a distant view of Moberly Lake. There is a licensed clubhouse here plus club and cart rentals are also available if you require them, telephone: (250) 788-3880

Moberly Lake Provincial Park
Moberly Lake Provincial Park is located on the south shore of Moberly Lake. The park features a nice gravel beach, great swimming, walking trails, bird watching, boat launch and a campground that accepts reservations. To get here you have to take a 3 km (2 miles) long gravel road off Hwy 29.

Moberly Lake Resort and Marina
If you prefer to camp at a full-service RV resort, only 2 km (1.3 miles) farther down the road west from the provincial park is Moberly Lake Resort and Marina. The resort features hot showers, firewood, water and power hookups plus a marina complete with docks and moorage.

Freshwater Fishing
For freshwater fishing Moberly Lake is quite famous in this region and offers a few different species for anglers. You can fish for arctic grayling, bull trout, lake and mountain whitefish, long-nose sucker and white sucker plus northern pike. Once you try this lake, you'll be back year after year.

Winter Time
During the winter time, Moberly Lake freezes over providing lots of outdoor recreational activity. If you enjoy ice fishing, snowmobiling, snow-shoeing or cross-country skiing the lake is absolutely perfect.

First Nations
Located on either side of the community of Moberly Lake are the two First Nation reserves - East Moberly Lake IR 169 and West Moberly Lake IR 168A. The two reserves were originally surveyed as part of the Treaty 8 Tribal Association at the beginning of 1900 and are individually made up of two slightly different First Nation language groups.

East Moberly Lake Indian Reserve
The Saulteau First Nations were settled on the east side of Moberly Lake at East Moberly Lake IR 169. Originally coming from Manitoba, the Saulteau First Nations have a number of business ventures in the Moberly Lake-Chetwynd region supplying jobs for the local inhabitants.

West Moberly Lake Indian Reserve
The Dunne-za or Beaver Nation originally from Hudson's Hope are settled on the west side at West Moberly Lake IR 168A. The Dunne-za or sometimes called Tsattine, 'dwellers among the beavers,' believed that Moberly Lake to be bottomless and home to a strange underwater creature.

Information on Moberly Lake

 

 

Map of Moberly Lake
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Moberly Lake General Store
Moberly Lake General Store

 

Moberly Lake & District Golf Club
Moberly Lake & District Golf Club

 

Moberly Lake Provincial Park
Moberly Lake Provincial Park

 

Moberly Lake Resort and Marina
Moberly Lake Resort and Marina

 

Moberly Lake
Moberly Lake

 

Moberly Lake Provincial Park
Moberly Lake Provincial Park

 
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