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Capilano Lake
Location British Columbia
Coordinates 49°22′37″N 123°07′12″W / 49.377°N 123.120°W / 49.377; -123.120Coordinates: 49°22′37″N 123°07′12″W / 49.377°N 123.120°W / 49.377; -123.120
Type Reservoir
Primary inflows Capilano River
Primary outflows Capilano River
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 4.8 km (3.0 mi)
Max. width 750 m (2,460 ft)
Average depth 87 m (285 ft)
Water volume 57.9×10^9 L (12.7×10^9 imp gal) 57.9×10^9 L (15.3×10^9 US gal)
Surface elevation 160 m (520 ft)
Settlements North Vancouver

Capilano Lake is a manmade lake located in the District of North Vancouver and West Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada.


The lake accounts for approximately 40% of Greater Vancouver's water supply. The southern part of the lake is within the Capilano River Regional Park; it is also in this area that the lake is separated from the Capilano River's southern portion by the Cleveland Dam.

A view of Capilano Lake from the Cleveland Dam.
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