Woodworth Lake Conservancy was established as part of government’s land use decision for the North Coast planning area.
The conservancy contains the entire watershed of the Shawatlan River, including Woodworth, Shawatlan and Mahlon lakes. The conservancy protects the domestic water supply for the City of Prince Rupert and locally important salmon spawning grounds.
The conservancy is located approximately seven kilometres northeast of Prince Rupert.
BC Parks honours Indigenous Peoples’ connection to the land and respects the importance of their diverse teachings, traditions, and practices within these territories. This park webpage may not adequately represent the full history of this park and the connection of Indigenous Peoples to this land. We are working in partnership with Indigenous Peoples to update our websites so that they better reflect the history and cultures of these special places.