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                                                 Resort News

September 27, 2022

We are getting ready to shut down, working on fall projects, we miss you all, all ready. See you May 2023

Fishing Derby September 24, 2022

Big shout out to

Kokanee Assassins, Fishing is my happy place, Lynz Zagar, Brian Price and Brennan Brocal.

For hosting such a great Derby hear at Cottonwood bay resort.

It was our first here at Cottonwood Bay Resort on Bridge Lake BC and is was so nice to see the smiles and joy from the guests that came. We will be asking them back next year and will plan more for the future to come.

Check out the photos and our Facebook page for more info.

August 13, 2022

We invite our registered bookings August 19,2022 to a movie night at the office. Weather depending. Bring an appies to share, your drinks, lawn chairs and blankets. We will have a family movie first then an adult one after.

July, 2022

July, 2022

The fish are more active and fishing is better. (shoe peg corn and white/orange hoochies are working best right now).

It has been rainy hear so the ground and sites  can be soft. Renovations are almost finished.

The storage yard is up and running, play set is up and beach dock arriving soon.

We thankyou for your patients. 


May 15,2022

Lake is free. It's time to fish!!!!!!

We are still doing little renos throughout the resort. Thank you for being patient with us. 

April 25, 2022

We have been working hard this winter on improving the resort.

The inside of the cabins and washrooms have all been re done.

Old trees have been cut down, leveling and gravel work around resort.

Current projects: Putting in new docks, fixing older ones, finishing the storage yard, beach area and a play ground.

We are excited to see what you all think.

Note* Lake is still frozen, but the snow is getting less and less each day.

 Fire Updates


August 13, 2022

No fire ban for camp fires as of yet :)


April 25, 2022

No fires.

August 29,2021

Fire ban is now lifted, fires must be 1.5 feet in height, please be safe and make sure fire is fully out before leaving it.

July 21,2021 

We are now registered with Emergency Support Services for people on evacuation in the Cariboo area.

If you need Lodging we have 30 amp sites, dry sites, a washroom, shower and laundry building.

Please contact Emergency Social Services (ESS)

July14, 2021

check the wildfire map updates: here

July 9,2021

The resort has little smoke and light wind today, we are under a no campfire ban.


Deka has been downgraded to Alert

Si lake area evacuation lifted.

Please see links below for updates.


Up date on fires.

Emergency alert banner: here

ArcGIS Cariboo Regional District: here




                                        COVID Updates 

April 25, 2002

No COVID restrictions. We are leaving it to the public on wearing masks around the resort.

We ask that everyone respects each other and their decisions. Be safe and be kind.

July 9,2021

To limit the further spread of COVID-19, travel restrictions are in place across all ports of entry. The Canadian border is closed to most international travelers. You are allowed to enter Canada if you are a:

  • Canadian citizen

  • Permanent resident of Canada

  • Temporary resident of Canada

  • Protected person (refugee status)

  • Person registered under the Indian Act

  • Foreign national with a non-discretionary (non-optional) reason to travel to Canada


June 13, 2021


May 25,2021

Recreational travel within your region

Recreational travel within your region is allowed. This includes travel for:

  • Vacations, weekend getaways and tourism activities

  • Visiting family or friends for social reasons

  • Recreation activities

Under the EPA, an order restricting non-essential travel between certain regions of the province remains in place until June 15 at midnight.

April 23,2021


April 20, 2021

B.C. residents will not be able to book accommodations or a camping site outside of their local health authority.

The formal order for the restrictions will be put in place later this week, and they are in effect until Monday, May 24, the end of the May long weekend.

Cottonwood Bay Resort will be following all the guidelines to ensure your safety and others at this time. "Please note" You must reside in the Interior Health Region (Thompson, Cariboo and Shuswap area) to stay at the resort in May 2021. See picture at the bottom to know your Health Region.

We will be asking all visitors to wear a mask at all times outside their site. 

We are limiting the amount of people to, 2 people in (office, washrooms and laundry room) at a time.

Wash your hands often and please keep in mind of each other in these crazy times.


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