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Lake Of Bays - (Lake of Bays)

Lake of Bays is the largest lake in Lake of Bays Township and the second largest lake in the Muskoka River Watershed. It spans from the village of Dwight on its northeastern shore to the village of Dorset on its southeastern shore and the village of Baysville on its southwestern shore. Lake of Bays can be accessed via Highways 60 or 35 and also Muskoka Roads 2, 9, 21, 22 & 117.

Average traveling time from the GTA to Lake Of Bays - (Lake of Bays) is 2 hours 37 mins


Lake Size (median 84 ha)6780 ha (16754 Acres)
Lake max Depth70 m (230 ft)
Lake median Depth22.00 m (72 ft)
Lake Perimeter167.00 km (103.77 Miles)
Lake Island/s Perimeter31.00 km (19.26 Miles)
Lake Altitude (median 290 m)316 m (1037 ft)
DistrictMuskoka
MunicipalityLake of Bays
TownshipMcLean
Local NameFork Lake
Percentage of Shoreline which is wetland (median 9 %)12 %
Drainage BasinSouth Muskoka River
Phosphorus content in water (median 8.50 ug/L)6.90 ug/L
Watershed Area feeding the Lake (excluding lake)1330.0 km2 (328650 acres)
Lake Trout found in LakeYes
Water Clarity (median 3.20 m)3.90 m (13ft)
Shoreline DevelopmentHigh; urban, shoreline residential, commercial
Public AccessPublic launches at Old Hwy 117, South Portage Road, Rabbit Bay, Dwight; private access through several marinas.
Water Level ManagementRegulated; water level is controlled by MNR-owned and operated dam at Baysville. Flows and levels are governed by the Muskoka River Water Management Plan.
Major Fish Species in Lakerainbow trout (O, occur incidentally from stocking in Oxtongue R.), (R), lake trout, lake whitefish, cisco, (I), (I), (I?)
Other Fish Species in Lakerainbow smelt (I), longnose sucker, , , , trout-perch, (I), (I?), Bluntnose Minnow, Common Shiner, Mottled Sculpin, Pumpkinseed, Slimy Sculpin,
Other Species in Lakespiny water flea (1995, I)
MNR Fact Sheet for Lake Of Bays - (Lake of Bays)
MNR Data Sheet for Lake Of Bays - (Lake of Bays)
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 is compliments of the Muskoka Water Web maintained by The District Municipality of Muskoka

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Documents

Franklin East Map DPA Download -  View in Browser

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Lake of Bays – Trading Bay Download -  View in Browser

Lake of Bays – Dwight Bay Fact Sheet Download -  View in Browser

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Lake of Bays – Rat Bay Data Sheet Download -  View in Browser

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Mclean Ridout DPA EAST NOV 29 2005 Download -  View in Browser

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