Williams Lake is a city in the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Located in the central part of a region known as the Cariboo, it is the largest urban centre between Kamloops and Prince George, with a population of 10,832 in city limits. Take part in the heart-stopping action of whitewater rafting, experience the exhilaration of single track mountain biking
or watch wranglers at work during the world-class Williams Lake Stampede
. Or enjoy the peace and tranquility of a stroll along the lakeshore of the Scout Island Nature Centre and be immersed in birdsong. In the downtown core, quaint shops and retail stores are sprinkled amongst the banks and office buildings. Locally owned restaurants
are found on nearly every side street. The fairways of the Williams Lake Golf and Tennis Club's 18-hole golf course are located on the gentle west slope overlooking the stampede grounds and lake. Also within the city, at the verge of the lake, Scout Island Nature Centre provides a perfect place to picnic in an oasis of nature.