Mackenzie Causeway

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Mackenzie Causeway on Williston Lake


Mackenzie Causeway is located in Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada. The causeway crosses over the southern tip of Williston Lake (Reservoir), which was created in 1968 with the completion of the W. A. C. Bennet Dam by the electric utility, BC Hydro. Williston Lake is the largest freshwater body in British Columbia, and it’s man-made!! Driving or walking across this narrow passage on the lake is so thrill!!! Somewhere in the middle, the causeway is only wide enough to fit a single car.

See the end of this article for map and driving direction.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Mackenzie Causeway in autumn

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Jumping on Mackenzie Causeway.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: A flattened tree trunk by the causeway.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: The view of Williston Lake from the causeway.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Walking in the middle of the causeway.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Grassland by the Mackenzie Causeway.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: There are traces of bonfires previously set up by other people on this grassland by the lake. It's a good location for picnic and bird watching.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Random ponds by the causeway.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: The ponds give a nice reflection of the surrounding scenery. This location can be a good venue for wedding photography, engagement photos, portrait shots, and family group pictures.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Williston Lake in autumn.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: The other end of the causeway.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Panoramic view of Mackenzie Causeway.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Panoramic view of Williston Lake.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Panoramic view of Mackenzie Causeway.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Panoramic view of Mackenzie Causeway.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Mackenzie Causeway in autumn

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Panoramic view of Mackenzie Causeway.

Mackenzie Causeway over Williston Lake in Autumn - Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

September 29, 2013: Turn west off Highway 39 at this corner (Mt. Milligan Mine sign) to get to the causeway.

Map & Driving Direction

At the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway 39, you’ll see a gas station. Drive north along Highway 39 @ 90km/hr for 12 minutes (ie, 16km). Turn left (west) at Mt. Milligan Mine sign and then, shortly after, turn left again at the stop sign, and continue this forest gravel road by staying on the right for 6.4km to get to the causeway. Click EXTERNAL LINK below to view map.


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