Aleza Lake

ALEZA LAKE was a SAWMILL community and station on the GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC RWY 50 km northeast of PRINCE GEORGE. It was named after a DAKELH (Carrier) woman who lived in the area. The settlement, which dates from about 1915, reached a peak population of 200 and was famed throughout the region for its moonshine production. Only a handful of rugged individualists still live in the area today. An experimental forestry station (now a research forest and ECOLOGICAL RESERVE) operated here from 1924...

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