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experience a canim lake winter

Yeah, it's cold - but that's the point.

Winter in the Cariboo is a unique experience. There is still so much to do, you will for sure run out of time. Here are some of our favourite activities to do around Canim Lake.

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Canim Falls, BC

Walk into a frozen waterfall - you'll feel like you're in a fairy tale

Canim falls is about a 30 minute drive from South Point Resort. Once you are parked, it is 15 walk into the falls. Strap on some snowshoes if the snow is deep, pack a lunch and experience something out of this world. You will never get tired of these falls, no matter what the season.

Snowshoeing into Canim Falls, BC

Once you've hit the trail, there are several stops on route to the trail for great photography and group shots. You'll also see Mahood Falls across the river on your way to Canim Falls.  

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Stand in awe as you witness nature at it's best. Bring some hot chocolate and a lunch and listen to the amazing sounds around you.

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snowmobiling in the champagne cariboo powder

At South Point Resort we have 8 condos - each with their own kitchenettes, bathrooms, bedrooms, lakeview patio, and wifi. All you need after an epic day of riding the mountains. To get to the hills, it's about a 45 minute drive from South Point to Mica Mountain Trail Head. Use us as your home base for riding. We'll tell you all the good spots, and some hidden gems...


Use promo code CANIMSLEDNECK between Nov 15 and April 30 to get 25% off. Book Now

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The feeling of conquering the mountain and getting to some amazing viewpoints. The Cariboo can provide you with breathtaking moments. Bring your sleds and get up there. The mountains are calling.

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Grab a group - and hit the hills. We know you sledders travel in packs, so book your weekend with us. We can't wait to host you here at South Point! 

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Valentine's Day Ice Fishing

OK - you can ice-fish anytime, but why not make a romantic weekend of out it!? The Cariboo has no shortage of lakes to fish all year long. Try some local spots, or test your luck right on the ice in front of your condo. We'll have it ready with chairs, rods and more.  We will be offering February ice-fishing packages. Stay tuned for offers. Book Now

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Pack your winter flip flops and find the perfect spot to walk through the trails or on the ice. A great way to explore.

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Have a father and son fishing trip, or bring your friends for some memorable ice-fishing experiences. We've got you covered.

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cross-country skiing

Get your ski on.

100 Mile House was once famous for this winter sport. You can find your own trails or ice tracks on Canim, or you can check out the groomed trails (also lit up at night!) of the 100 Mile Nordics. Only about 40 minutes from South Point Resort. Such an amazing experience you don't want to miss.

Contact the 100 Mile Nordics

Want to learn more about the 100 Mile Nordics? Check out their website for details.

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Go for a sunset cross country ski on frozen Canim Lake. Bring your fur babies because they love to play outside too! 

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The 100 Mile Nordics also have designated snowshoe trails you can take advantage of, and we have a few sets at South Point that you can rent for $20/day to explore around the lake.

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mt. timothy - ski & snowboard mountain

Need some fast-paced action? Our guests get 15% off lift tickets!

Now under new management - this hill is what Cariboo riding is all about. Enjoy a wicked day on the hills, and lunch in their newly renovated lodge. About 1 hour from Canim Lake, you can enjoy some stellar slopes and come back to your cozy lakeside retreat. If you stay with us, you get a discount on your lift ticket - ask us how! 

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Come back and enjoy a bonfire on the beach and an evening of star-gazing.

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Weather permitting, we might have a rink on the ice in front of South Point! Enjoy a day or night skate with the family.

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HAVE A CANIM CHRISTMAS

It's not the Griswolds, unless you want it to be.

Our condo building is not only lined with red tree railings, but it is the perfect spot for a family Christmas getaway! Bring your decorations and tree stand, and go cut your own tree and make it a special retreat for you and the gang. It'll be a Christmas you won't forget. Condos are based on double occupancy, but can fit up to 4 people as there is a queen sofa bed in each room in addition to the bedroom.


Use promo code CANIMCHRISTMAS to receive 30% off between December 21 and 28! 

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Enjoy a Christmas morning on the shores of Canim Lake. Check out the waterfalls, go for a walk or snowshoe (weather dependant) and breathe in the Cariboo air. That beats the hustle and bustle of driving in the big city!

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Decorate your own tree while you listen to Christmas music on Spotify (yes, we have wifi) and spend some quality time with the family.

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Starry skies at canim lake

Don't forget to look up.

One of our favourite pastimes at the lake is actually stargazing. It is incredible how you can see the Milky Way right above you, and all the skies without the city lights wrecking your view. Bring your telescope for an even cooler experience. Book Now.

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We have lots of beach, and lots of sky to gaze out there. Set up your scope, or bring a ground of star-crazed friends and enjoy the shores of South Point.

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With the starry skies, sometimes you get some incredible moons. Check the schedule for full moons if you want to see something real special in the winter. It'll light up the whole lake.