Discover Mackenzie, BC

A Vibrant Community with Endless Opportunities for Work, Play, and Life

Meet the City

The community of Mackenzie lies in the Rocky Mountain Trench, where it is surrounded by mountains, lakes, forests, clean water, and fresh air. It is situated between Morfee Lake to the east, a crystal blue mountain fed lake, and the south end of Lake Williston, the 7th largest reservoir by volume in the world. It is an attractive place to live, work, do business, and play. The opportunities are endless.

Mackenzie is home to 3700 residents known for their welcoming hospitality and strong sense of community pride. It is an ideal location to set down roots and find affordable housing, and reasonable land taxes.

Services and Industry

The main economic drivers are the forest industry, mining, hydro and cogeneration, tourism, and service industries. Industry is serviced by CN Rail and highway transportation routes to North American markets.

The community provides emergency and health care services, primary and secondary schools, and the College of New Caledonia campus. The community has multiple churches and community groups, hotel accommodations, and restaurants.

Things to Do

Mackenzie offers an outstanding variety of outdoor recreation opportunities at their doorstep including hiking, biking, golfing, watersports including fishing, swimming, boating, camping, cross-country and downhill skiing, and snowboarding. Sledders, quadding enthusiasts, anglers, and hunters from all over the world are attracted by access to open spaces, breathtaking scenery, and abundance of wildlife.

Outdoor recreation is complemented by a newly refurbished recreation center that includes and aquatic center, weight room, cardio center, ice arena, child’s play area, and the Mackenzie Public Library.

Things to Do in Mackenzie, BC

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