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Bigwind Lake - (Bracebridge)

Bigwind Lake is situated in the geographic township of Oakley east of the Town of Bracebridge. The lake can be accessed by way of Hwy 118 East to Bird Lake Road north to Bigwind Lake Road. Bigwind Lake flows into Wood Lake via East Buck Lake.

Average traveling time from the GTA to Bigwind Lake - (Bracebridge) is 2 hours 10 mins

This Lake
Median Lake
Average Lake
Bigwind Lake Size
108 ha (267 Acres)
The median size lake in our area is 71 ha or 175 Acres (average size 398 ha)
108
71
398
Bigwind Lake max Depth 36 m (118 ft)
The median depth of lakes in our area is 13.5 m or 44 ft (average depth 18 m)
36
13.5
18
Bigwind Lake median Depth8.00 m (26 ft)
8.00
5.2
7
Bigwind Lake Perimeter 8.90 km (5.53 Miles)
The median perimiter of lakes in our area is 3.3 km or 2.05 miles (average Perimiter 3.61 km)
8.90
3.3
4
Bigwind Lake Island/s Perimeter1.30 km (0.81 Miles)
Bigwind Lake Altitude 335 m (1099 ft)
The median altitude of lakes in our area is 290 m or 951 ft (average Altitude is 289 m)
335
290
289
Water Clarity (median 3.2 m) 5.00 m (16ft)
The median Secchi Depth of lakes in our area is 3.2 m or 10 ft (average Secchi Depth is 3 m)
5.00
3.2
3
Percentage of Shoreline which is wetland 7 %
The median Percentage of Shoreline which is wetland of lakes in our area is 9 % (average Percentage of shoreline which is wetland 10.269230769231) %
7
9
10
Phosphorus content in water 5.90 ug/L
The median Phosphorus content in the water of lakes in our area is 8.45 ug/l (average Phosphorus content 9.1030769230769 ug/L
5.90
8.45
9
Watershed Area feeding the Lake (excluding lake)4.4 km2 (1087 acres)
Lake Trout found in LakeYes
Drainage BasinSouth Muskoka River
Percentage of Shoreline which is Crown Land50 %
Bigwind Lake is in the District ofMuskoka - Zoning By-Laws of Muskoka
Bigwind Lake is in the Municipality ofBracebridge - Zoning By-Laws of Bracebridge
Bigwind Lake is in the Township ofOakley
Shoreline Developmentlow; shoreline residential, recreation camp
Public Access to Bigwind Lakepermitted: Hwy 118 E, to Bird L Rd, then Bigwind L Rd
Water Level Managementnot regulated
Major Fish Species in Bigwind Lake (I 1998), (I 2014), (S), (R)
Other Fish Species in Bigwind Lakegolden shiner, , lake chub, , creek chub, , fathead minnow, bluntnose minnow, northern redbelly dace,
Other Species in Bigwind Lakenorthern clearwater crayfish
Number of Cottages on Lake38
MNR Fact Sheet for Bigwind Lake - (Bracebridge)
MNR Data Sheet for Bigwind Lake - (Bracebridge)
Short Term Rental Restrictions (eg: AirBnB)Permit Required - Data updated June 2022
Short Term Rental Restrictions Detailshave to apply for a short term rental permit cost is currently $250
Additional Informationhttps://bracebridge.civicweb.net/filepro/documents/27052/?preview=27053
Notes: E: extirpated, I: introduced – intentional or accidental, O: occasional, R: remnant, S: currently stocked, ?: status uncertain, 2009: year of first record or introduction if known, blank: presumed native
Much of the above data for Bigwind Lake is compliments of the Muskoka Water Web maintained by The District Municipality of Muskoka

Maps of Bigwind Lake

Topographical Map of Bigwind Lake in Bracebridge

Topographical Map of Bigwind Lake in Municipality of Bracebridge and the District of Muskoka

Legend

Building as Symbol on Topo map of Bigwind LakeBuildings surrounding Bigwind Lake
Building to Scale on Topo map of Bigwind LakeBuildings surrounding Bigwind Lake
Conservation Area on Topo map of Bigwind LakeConservation Area surrounding Bigwind Lake
Contour on Topo map of Bigwind LakeContours of land surrounding Bigwind Lake
Index_Contour on Topo map of Bigwind LakeIndex Contour
Rapids on Topo map of Bigwind LakeRapids
Spot Height on Topo map of Bigwind LakeSpot Height
Water Falls on Topo map of Bigwind LakeWater Falls
Water_Falls or Rapids on Topo map of Bigwind LakeWater Falls/Rapids
Waterbody Elevation on Topo map of Bigwind LakeWaterbody Elevation
Watercourse on Topo map of Bigwind LakeWatercourse
Wetland on Topo map of Bigwind LakeWetland surrounding Bigwind Lake
Wooded Area on Topo map of Bigwind LakeWooded Area surrounding Bigwind Lake

Zoning Map of Bigwind Lake in Bracebridge

Crown Land Map of Bigwind Lake in Bracebridge

Crown Land Map of Bigwind Lake in Municipality of Bracebridge and the District of Muskoka

Legend for Crown Land Map

     Private Land surrounding Bigwind Lake - (Bracebridge)
     Provincial Park surrounding Bigwind Lake - (Bracebridge)
     Crown Land surrounding Bigwind Lake - (Bracebridge) (General Use)
     Conservation Reserve surrounding Bigwind Lake - (Bracebridge)

Lake Contour Maps showing the depths of Bigwind Lake

Contour Map of Bigwind Lake in Municipality of Bracebridge and the District of Muskoka

This map is courtesy of Gps Nautical Maps and you can purchase this map as an app from GpsNauticalCharts.com
All measurements of the countour map showing the depths of Bigwind Lake are in feet.

Snowmobile Trails Surrounding Bigwind Lake

Snowmobile Trails Surrounding Bigwind Lake

This map is courtesy of Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club Interactive Trail Map

Islands on Bigwind Lake in Bracebridge, Muskoka

Official NameGreen Island
Perimeter of Green Island0.50 km (0.31 miles)
Area of Green Island1.39 Hectares (3.43 Acres)
Properties on Green Island1
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Aerial Map of Green Island
Aerial Map of Green Island
Topographical Map of Green Island
Topographical Map of Green Island
Contour Map of Bigwind Lake around Green Island
Contour Map of Bigwind Lake around Green Island

Official NameBurnt Island
Perimeter of Burnt Island0.45 km (0.28 miles)
Area of Burnt Island1.27 Hectares (3.14 Acres)
Properties on Burnt Island1
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Aerial Map of Burnt Island
Aerial Map of Burnt Island
Topographical Map of Burnt Island
Topographical Map of Burnt Island
Contour Map of Bigwind Lake around Burnt Island
Contour Map of Bigwind Lake around Burnt Island

Cottages for Sale on Bigwind Lake - (Bracebridge)

Sorry no cottages for sale at the moment on Bigwind Lake







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