Terms of Use - REALTOR®, REALTORS®, and the REALTOR® logo are certification marks that are owned by REALTOR® Canada Inc. and licensed exclusively to The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA). These certification marks identify real estate professionals who are members of CREA and who must abide by CREA’s By-Laws and the REALTOR® Code. The MLS® trademark and the MLS® logo are owned by CREA. The information contained on this site is based in whole or in part on information that is provided by members, who are responsible for its accuracy. CREA reproduces and distributes this information as a service for its members and assumes no responsibility. The listing content on this website is protected by copyright and other laws, and is intended solely for the private use by individuals. Any other reproduction, distribution or use of the content, in whole or in part, is specifically forbidden. The prohibited uses include commercial use, “screen scraping”, “database scraping”, and any other activity intended to collect, store, reorganize or manipulate data on the pages produced by or displayed on this website.
DeclineAccept

Oliver Reprich

Oliver Reprich Muskoka REALTOR

Sparrow Lake - (Gravenhurst)

Sparrow Lake is situated north-west of the town of Orillia and south of the town of Gravenhurst, Ontario and approximately 150 kilometres and a 1.5 hour drive north of the Greater Toronto Area. Sparrow Lake is the most southerly lake in the popular Muskoka tourist region.

The lake was named after a William Sparrow, an Englishman, who fished and hunted the area in the 19th century. He disappeared one summer giving rise to stories that he may have been murdered.

It is also slightly famous as being the northern setting for the Showcase TV show Paradise Falls. Various settings and lodges around the lake were used for filming. It is also home to Sparrow Lake Camp (founded 1912), the oldest children's recreational camp operated by the United Church of Canada.

There is an abundance of resorts and lodges on the lake. There are also two golf courses, Lake St. George Golf Club and Evergreen Golf Center within 3 km.

This shallow, fresh body of water is a part of the Trent-Severn Waterway, a series of rivers, lakes and canals running southwest from Severn Sound on the eastern shore of Lake Huron's Georgian Bay, up the Severn River, through Lake Couchiching, Lake Simcoe and the Kawartha Lakes and down the Trent River across south-central Ontario to the northern shore of Lake Ontario.

The lake is approximately 7 kilometres in length and between 1 and 2 kilometres in width, with a maximum depth of approximately 12 metres and an average depth of approximately 4 metres. The main inflow and outflow is the Severn River, which in turn drains the Lake Simcoe, Lake Couchiching and Black River watersheds. Other inflows are the Kahshe River (Kahshe Lake/Gartersnake) and the Beaver Creek watersheds.

Situated on the southern edge of the Canadian Shield, the lake is spotted with granite islands and surrounded by rocky, well-treed shorelines. Shoreline development consists mainly of road-access recreational cottage properties with several resorts and full-service marinas accessible by road and water.

Average traveling time from the GTA to Sparrow Lake - (Gravenhurst) is 1 hour 34 mins


Lake Size (median 84 ha)1140 ha (2817 Acres)
Lake max Depth16 m (52 ft)
DistrictMuskoka
MunicipalityGravenhurst
Percentage of Shoreline which is wetland (median 9 %)7 %
Drainage BasinSevern River
Phosphorus content in water (median 8.50 ug/L)12.50 ug/L
Watershed Area feeding the Lake (excluding lake)145.0 km2 (35830 acres)
Lake Trout found in LakeNo
Water Clarity (median 3.20 m)3.20 m (10ft)
Muskoka Natural Resources Data Sheet for Sparrow Lake - (Gravenhurst)

Cottages for Sale on Sparrow Lake - (Gravenhurst)

Sorry no cottages for sale at the moment on Sparrow Lake


Cottages for Sale Nearby



Lakes and Rivers with cottages for sale

6 Mile - Ada - Ahmic Lake - Balsam Lake - Barnstable Bay - Simcoe - Bat Lake - Bay - Bear - Beaver River - Beech - Bella Lake - Bernard - Big East - Birchy - Bird Lake - Black - Blue Sky - Bob - Bogart Lake - Boshkung - Brandy - Buck - Buck Lake - Burnt River - Cameron - Cameron Lake - Canal Lake - Cassidy - Cecebe - Clear - Clearwater - Couchiching - Crawford - Crystal - Crystal Lake - Deer - Dickie - Doe - Drag - Duck Lake - Eagle - Eagle Lake - Fairholme Lake - Deeded Access - Fairy - Fairy Lake - Fenelon River/ Sturgeon Lake - Fish - Fitzell - Four Mile Lake - Frau - Georgian Bay - Georgian Bay North Of Parry Sound - Georgian Bay- Twelve Mile Bay - Gibson Lake - Gibson River - Gilbank - Glamor - Gloucester Pool, Trent Severn Waterway - Go Home Lake - Gondola Lagoon - Gooseneck Lake - Grandview - Green - Green Lake - Green River - Growler - Gull - Gull River - Haliburton - Harp Lake - Hawker's Creek - Head - Head River - Healey - Henderson - High - Hogg Creek - Honey Harbour - Horn - Hunters Bay Of Lake Vernon - Indian River - Irondale River - Jenkins Creek - Joseph - Joseph River - Kahshe - Kahshe Lake - Kashagawigamog - Kashegaba Lake - Kawagama - Kennisis - Kennisis Lake - Kushog - Kushog Lake - Lake Cecebe - Lake Dalrymple - Lake Joseph - Lake Muskoka - Lake Muskoka / Muskoka - Lake Of Bays - Lake Rosseau - Lake Scugog - Lake Simcoe - Lake Simcoe Lagoon City - Lake St. George - Lake St. John - Little Bald Lake - Little Bob Channel-sturgeon Lake - Little Clam - Little Clam Lake - Little Doe Lake - Little Hawk - Little Lake, Trent Severn - Little Lake, Trent Severn Waterway - Little Redstone - Long - Loon - Magnetawan River - Magnetawan/beaver - Mary - Mary Lake - Mckellar - Mckellar Lake - Mirage - Miskwaa Zibii River - Miskwaaziibi - Miskwabi - Mitchell - Moon - Moore Point - Morrison - Muldrew - Muldrew Lake - Muskoka - Muskoka Rive - Muskoka River - Negaunee - Neighick - Nogies Creek Pigeon Lake - North Bay - Georgian Bay - Nutt - Nutt Lake - Of Bays - Otter Lake - Outlet Creek & A Pond - Oxtongue - Paradise (haas) - Peninsula - Peninsula Lake - Penninsula Lake - Perry - Pigeon - Pigeon Lake - Pine - Porcupine - Poverty Bay - Redstone - Ril - Rose - Rosseau - Rosseau River - Round - Sand - Sawyer - Severn - Severn River - Shadow - Shadow Lake - Shawanaga Lake - Skeleton - South - South Bay, Georgian Bay - Spar Lake - Sparrow - Spring - Stinson - Stugeon Lake - Sturgeon - Sturgeon Lake - Sucker - Three Mile - Three Mile Lake - Trent - Trent Canal - Trent Lake - Trent Severn Access Via Adjoining Property - Trent Severn Waterway - Trent-severn Waterway - Twelve Mile - Twenty Seven - Vernon - West - Whalley - Whitestone - Whitestone Lake - Wood -

MLS®, REALTOR®, and the associated logos are trademarks of The Canadian Real Estate Association.

Bracebridge Realty, your trusted local real estate brokerage in the "Heart of Muskoka"

Log In