The Liard Highway corridor offers uncharted opportunities for the avid outdoorsman to explore uninhabited land. Accessible mainly by ATVs and snowmobiles, many isolated lakes offer boating and fishing for the truly determined. Wildlife is abundant in this vast area, making it popular with resident hunters and wildlife photographers alike. Take a side trip from Fort Nelson and experience this wilderness, or begin the Deh Cho Circle Route through British Columbia, Northwest Territories and Alberta.
This section of the highway offers wilderness experiences for the avid outdoors-person.
Located 11 km north on the Liard Highway, Beaver Lake is stocked yearly with rainbow trout and offers three unserviced and rugged camping sites (not suitable for RVs).
Maxhamish Lake is a wilderness lake accessed by ATV or snowmobile. Whitefish, walleye and jackfish are the catchable game fish.
Finish a two day paddling trip on a grade 1 river at the Liard Highway bridge. Start the trip in Fort Nelson and take out at the Liard Highway bridge.