Ethel F. Wilson Memorial Provincial Park, on Pinkut Lake, is located north of the town of Burks Lake, and is popular with local anglers fishing the lake’s waters for rainbow trout.
The 29-hectare park is dedicated to to Ethel F. Wilson, who unstintingly gave time and energy for the benefit of others, especially the young people of Burns Lake District, where she resided from 1930 until her death on June 14, 1952.
In addition to fishing, Pinkut Lake is also well suited to paddling small boats, and has a fish hatchery located at the south end. The park has a day-use area, modest rustic campground and boat launch, and is open all year round, depending upon the level of snowfall. Wildlife sightings include deer, moose and black bears, whose habitats are protected in the region.
About 11 km beyond the Ethel. F. Wilson Provincial Park is the first of three campgrounds situated along the western shore of the massive Babine Lake. Most people use these campgrounds as a starting point for excursions onto Babine Lake.
Ethel F. Wilson Memorial Provincial Park is located in Northern British Columbia, 15 miles (24 km) north of Burns Lake off Highway 16 via unpaved Babine Road.
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