Upper Summit Lake (British Columbia)

Upper Summit Lake is a lake in Regional District of Fraser-Fort George, in the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada, about 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of the city of Prince George and 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the community of Bear Lake. It lies just west of Highway 97 (John Hart Highway).

Upper Summit Lake
LocationRegional District of Fraser-Fort George, Central Interior, British Columbia
Coordinates54°17′00″N 122°42′00″W
Primary outflowsUnnamed creek to Summit Lake
Basin countriesCanada
Max. length1.8 km (1.1 mi)
Max. width0.9 km (0.56 mi)
Surface elevation711 m (2,333 ft)


Upper Summit Lake is about 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi) long and 0.9 kilometres (0.6 mi) wide, and lies at an elevation of 711 metres (2,333 ft). There are no inflows, and an unnamed creek flows from the southern tip of the lake to Summit Lake. This flows via the Crooked River, McLeod River, Pack River, Williston Lake, Peace River, Slave River, Great Slave Lake and the Mackenzie River into the Beaufort Sea portion of the Arctic Ocean.


  • "Summit Lakes". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2010-02-19.
  • "Toporama - Topographic Map Sheet 93J7". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2010-02-19.
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