Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park


Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park

Infobox lake
lake_name = Birkenhead Lake
image_lake = Birkenhead lake.jpg
caption_lake = View of the Birkenhead Lake beach
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location = British Columbia
coords = coord|50|32|N|122|41|W|region:CA-BC_type:waterbody|name=Birkenhead Lake
type =
inflow = Phelix Creek, Sockeye Creek, Tenas Creek, Tenquille Creek
outflow = Taillefer Creek
catchment =
basin_countries = Canada
length = 6.4 km
width =
area = 4.088 km²
depth = 21.6 m
max-depth = 38.4 m
volume =
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elevation =
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Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.

History and conservation

It was established in 1963 to provide a recreation and conservation area between Whistler and Lillooet and 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.

Location

It is located 90 kilometres north-east of Whistler, the last 21 kilometres of which are a non-paved gravel road.

ize

Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park is 97.55 km².

External links

* [http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/birkenhe.html Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park] .
*BCGNIS|38859


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