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1456 Johnston Avenue
The McKitrick Family, your hosts for over 70 years, offer contemporary comforts amongst nature’s finest setting. Bowron Lake Lodge provides guests with unlimited organized and “do-it-yourself” recreational opportunities.
Originally built in 1912 by Joe and Betty Wendle as a hunting and fishing lodge, Bowron Lake Lodge has evolved as a business as solid as the timbers from which it was formed. Purchased in 1934 by Bill and Kezia May McKitrick, the lodge remains in the McKitrick family to this day. Roy, one of Bill and Kezia May’s four children, expanded the business to what it is today.
Roy and Kitty McKitrick raised their children Doug, Jim, Ron, Bill, and Judy at Bowron Lake and in order for their children to attend school, they maintained a home in Wells and later in Quesnel.
In 1961, when the provincial park was formed, the lodge further evolved to become an outfitter of the Chain of Lakes (Bowron Lake) canoe circuit.
Roy and Kitty have finally decided to retire and leave the operation of the lodge to their children. Jim and family now oversee the management of the lodge, carrying on the McKitrick family tradition.