- Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park
lake_name = Birkenhead Lake
image_lake = Birkenhead lake.jpg
caption_lake = View of the Birkenhead Lake beach
coords = coord|50|32|N|122|41|W|region:CA-BC_type:waterbody|name=Birkenhead Lake
Phelix Creek, Sockeye Creek, Tenas Creek, Tenquille Creek
basin_countries = Canada
length = 6.4 km
area = 4.088 km²
depth = 21.6 m
max-depth = 38.4 m
Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park is a
provincial parkin British Columbia, Canada.
History and conservation
It was established in 1963 to provide a recreation and conservation area between
Whistlerand Lillooetand it has 79 vehicle accessible campites and a lakeside beach area. The park's wildlife includes mountain goats, black bears and grizzly bears while the lake itself is home to Rainbow Trout and Kokanee. The lake is also home to a protected species of Bull Trout. It is often mistaken for Dolly Varden.
It is located 90 kilometres north-east of Whistler, the last 21 kilometres of which are a non-paved gravel road.
Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park is 97.55 km².
* [http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/birkenhe.html Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park] .
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