Pitt Lake

PITT LAKE, 53.8 sq km and 28 km long, is a widening of the Pitt R, which drains south from GARIBALDI PROVINCIAL PARK through the lake before emptying into the FRASER R near PORT COQUITLAM east of VANCOUVER. The lake, probably named for British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger, is surrounded by rugged wilderness, which was logged extensively earlier in the century. Accessible by road only at the south end, where there is a managed habitat for waterfowl and other birds, Widgeon Slough, it...

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