Bittern Lake is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located between Camrose and Wetaskiwin, on Highway 13. The lake itself is not accessible by road, and is not recommended for boating or fishing due to its high counts of alkali and its shallow waters. Locals enjoy the scenic walking trails around the lake as well as observing the native birds that nest in the area. The nearest shopping is in Camrose, Alberta.
In the 2011 Census, the Village of Bittern Lake had a population of 224 living in 83 of its 85 total dwellings, a -0.4% change from its 2006 population of 225. With a land area of 6.64 km2 (2.56 sq mi), it had a population density of 33.73/km2 (87.37/sq mi) in 2011. The population of the Village of Bittern Lake according to its 2008 municipal census is 232.