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Kapowsin Lake
Pierce County, WA

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Lake Kapowsin is located adjacent to the small town of Kapowsin. It is a quite large, natural lake covering 512 acres. Its stained water reaches depths of about 58 feet but most of it is quite shallow. It lies at 600 feet of elevation. Fish species include rainbow trout, largemouth bass, rock bass, yellow perch, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish and bullhead catfish. Public access is provided by the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife. The quite large, fairly new (2006) access area has paved parking, updated pit toilet and a solid concrete boat launching ramp with dock.

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Pierce County, Washington

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