Wapiti Lake Provincial Park

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Wapiti Lake Provincial Park is a 16,837-hectare (41,610-acre) provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.[1] It is 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of Tumbler Ridge, at the headwaters of Wapiti River, including its watershed from the Wapiti Pass to Wapiti Lake in the Canadian Rockies. The area contains significant amounts of fossils (ichthyosaurs) and fossil beds. There is habitat for grizzly bears, mountain goats, and bull trout.[2] It was established as a Provincial Park on June 26, 2000. It is recognized by the provincial government as being an area traditionally used by First Nations people. Hunting and fishing are permitted in the park.

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  • British Columbia. Ministry of Employment and Investment (March 1999). Dawson Creek Land & Resource Management Plan, p.43.
  1. ^ "Wapiti Lake Park". BC Geographical Names.
  2. ^ BC Parks infopage


Coordinates: 54°30′59″N 120°46′31″W / 54.51639°N 120.77528°W / 54.51639; -120.77528