Houston Hikers

Your guide to outdoor recreation adventures near Houston, British Columbia, Canada

  • Watershed: Babine
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Trail Length: 119m
  • Round Trip: 20 min
  • Distance from Houston: 30-60km
  • Cell Coverage: Yes


  • Portage


Betty Lake is a long an shallow lake. The portage is in rough shape and keeps some branches cut out. The portage takes you to the edge of a grassy marsh. Betty Lake flows into Guess Creek and eventually into Babine Lake.

There are no directional or trail head signs for this site, use your map and GPS.

DIRECTIONS: (approx 47 km from Houston)

  1. Travel East of town along Highway 16 for 20 km until you get to the Perow Loop Rd on your left
  2. Turn left and travel for 300m up the loop and turn left on Jarman Rd
  3. Travel up to the Perow FSR and keep going until you reach the North Road.
  4. Turn right onto the North Road
  5. At 48.5 km turn left onto the Chapman FSR
  6. At 60.5 km there is an access road into an old landing.