Good Hope Lake is home to the Dease River First Nation and is located on Highway 37, in northern BC, approximately 120 kilometers south of Watson Lake, YT, and 115 kilometers north of Dease Lake, BC. Dease River First Nation has 186 Band Members, 38 of whom live on Reserve in Good Hope Lake.

Dease River First Nation operates a store and provides direction to the Dease River Development Corporation which develops contracts with local mining companies and provides jobs for community members.

The Dease River First Nation store also supplies diesel and gasoline to government and commercial operations, band members, and the general public.

Access to Good Hope Lake is either via the Alaska Highway through the junction to Highway 37, near Watson Lake, or north on Highway 37 from Dease Lake. The closest airports are Whitehorse (512 km) for regular scheduled flights and Watson Lake or Dease Lake for charter service.

Chief and Council

CHIEF: Myles Manygreyhorses
COUNCILLORS: Michael Johnny, James Malone, Ethan Carlick, Annie Johnny
LAND AND RESOURCE OFFICER: Carol Ann Johnny

Contact Us

PO Box 79, Good Hope Lake, BC V0C 2Z0
TEL: 250-239-3000
FAX: 250-239-3003

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