An aerial view of the Missisquoi River delta (Quebec Ministry of Environment photo).
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Missisquoi/Pike Basin

Click here to view enlarged map as 424 KB PDF file. The Missisquoi/Pike Basin includes the headwaters of the Pike, Rock and Missisquoi Rivers, Lake Carmi, the Trout River, Black Creek, and the shoreline areas around Missisquoi Bay. The Missisquoi/Pike Basin Map [424 KB] shows the landforms in this basin.

Location: Quebec/Vermont

Area Drained: 767,312 acres (310,527 hectares)

Length of Main Stems:
Missisquoi River: 96 mi (154 km)
Pike River: 42 mi (67 km)

Highest Elevation in Basin: 3,720 ft (1134 m)

Watershed and river groups in this basin include the Missisquoi River Basin Association. In Quebec, the Missiquoi Bay Basin Coporation is creating a cleanup plan for the Quebec portion of the Basin. For more information about activities near you, visit the watersheds links below.

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Lake Champlain Basin Program, 2004
Design: Nicole L. Ballinger (LCBP) | Maps: Northern Cartographic and LCBP