Fort is a small community 93 km (58 miles) north of Kamloops
on Yellowhead Hwy 5 that is situated at the junction of Hwy 24,
'The Fishing Hwy' which goes west towards 100
Hundred Fishing Lakes
Little Fort gives you access to at least two hundred fishing lakes.
If you fly fish, this is the best; some say it is the best in North
To find out where to fish and what bait to use, go to Little
Fort Fly and Tackle in Little Fort. These people are very helpful
and have been in business for years. You can find the Little Fort
Fly and Tackle near the junction of Hwy 5 and Hwy 24.
Most of the remote resorts use Little Fort Fly and Tackle for a
meeting place when organizing remote trips using 4x4's. Parking
and storage for your car can be arranged here. The Tackle Shop is
also a great place to find friendly people with lots of free advice.
Located at Little Fort are two motels: McDodds Motel (that has
a restaurant and an RV park), and The Lost Horse Motel. There is
also a Husky Gas Station and an antique store, a pub and church.
Just north of Little Fort is the Rivermount Motel Café and
For accessing the other side of the North Thompson River, BC Highways
operates a ferry for limited vehicle service at Little Fort. You
can take a motorcycle or bike on the ferry as well. During the winter
during freeze up you can also take a passenger only aerial tramway.
There is a nice hike with great views close to the ferry terminal.
The only other way to this side is to take the Blackpool Road at
Louis Creek and Barriere.
Lake for Rainbows - 15 lb. plus range
For people who really want to explore try going into Bonaparte Lake.
Great canoeing, boating, fishing and experiencing British Columbia's
great outdoors can be expected. Bonaparte Lake is at an elevation
of around (1,219 metres) 4,000 feet with the lake yielding Rainbows
in the 15 lb. plus range.
Resorts along Hwy 24:
Parks in the area:
click map for
Little Fort Fly
Little Fort General
Across the N.
Thompson from Little Fort