Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Elkwater Lake is a small lake in southeastern Alberta, Canada. It is located in the northwest corner of the Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, along the Buffalo Trail. The tourist community of Elkwater is located on the southern shore of the lake. Elkwater is the translation of Ponokiokwe, the Blackfoot name of the lake. Elkwater lake has a surface of 2.31 km2 (0.89 sq mi) and a maximum depth of 8.4 m (28 ft). It lies in the hydrographic basin of the South Saskatchewan River and has a drainage area of 25.7 km2 (9.9 sq mi). It is a mesotrophic lake, and contains a fishery for Yellow Perch and Northern Pike.