Location & Maps
Dease Lake is in North Western BC, about 3 hours south of the Yukon Boarder along Hwy 37. (roughly 1755 km’s north of Vancouver). To get here from Vancouver, take the Highway #1 to 97, then turn onto Highway 16 followed by a turn onto Highway 37. Expect to be on the road for more than 19 hours if you plan on doing the trip in one day.Click Here for distances from other major centers in BC.
Terrace and Smithers are both about 6-7 hours south of Dease Lake. Terrace has a Walmart, Smithers does not, but they both have major grocery chains. To the North the next major stop is Whitehorse – about 7-8 hours away depending on road conditions. Expect the highways to be snow covered nearly all winter.
The map to the left outlines where you can find emergency and government offices for the hospital, police, fire & government services building (Blue Buildings). The brown buildings represent businesses.