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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


Bigwind Lake Size (median 84 ha)108 ha (267 Acres)
Bigwind Lake max Depth36 m (118 ft)
Bigwind Lake median Depth8.00 m (26 ft)
Bigwind Lake Perimeter8.90 km (5.53 Miles)
Bigwind Lake Island/s Perimeter1.30 km (0.81 Miles)
Bigwind Lake Altitude (median 290 m)335 m (1099 ft)
Bigwind Lake is in the District ofMuskoka
Bigwind Lake is in the Municipality ofBracebridge
Bigwind Lake is in the Township ofOakley
Percentage of Shoreline which is wetland (median 9 %)7 %
Drainage BasinSouth Muskoka River
Phosphorus content in water (median 8.50 ug/L)5.90 ug/L
Watershed Area feeding the Lake (excluding lake)4.4 km2 (1087 acres)
Lake Trout found in LakeYes
Water Clarity (median 3.20 m)5.00 m (16ft)
Percentage of Shoreline which is Crown Land50 %
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)
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

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Topographic Map of Bigwind Lake in Bracebridge

Topographic Map of Bigwind Lake in Bracebridge

Zoning Map of Bigwind Lake in Bracebridge

Zoning Map of Bigwind Lake in Bracebridge

Legend of Bracebridge Zoning Map - Bigwind Lake

     SR - Shoreline Residential
     SR1 - Shoreline Residential 1
     EP1 - Enviromentally Protected 1
     RU - Rural
     RR - Rural Residential
     OP1 - Open Space 1
     OP2 - Open Space 2
     OP3 - Open Space 3
     R1 - Residential

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