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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 of Bays Size (median 84 ha)6780 ha (16754 Acres)
Lake of Bays max Depth70 m (230 ft)
Lake of Bays median Depth22.00 m (72 ft)
Lake of Bays Perimeter167.00 km (103.77 Miles)
Lake of Bays Island/s Perimeter31.00 km (19.26 Miles)
Lake of Bays Altitude (median 290 m)316 m (1037 ft)
Lake of Bays is in the District ofMuskoka
Lake of Bays is in the Municipality ofLake of Bays
Lake of Bays is in the Township ofMcLean
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 Access to Lake of BaysPublic 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 Lake of Baysrainbow trout (O, occur incidentally from stocking in Oxtongue R.), (R), , lake whitefish, cisco, (I), (I), (I?)
Other Fish Species in Lake of Bays (I), longnose sucker, , , , trout-perch, (I), (I?), Bluntnose Minnow, Common Shiner, Mottled Sculpin, Pumpkinseed, Slimy Sculpin,
Other Species in Lake of Baysspiny 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 for Lake of Bays is compliments of the Muskoka Water Web maintained by The District Municipality of Muskoka

Topographical Map of Lake Of Bays in Lake of Bays

Topographical Map of Lake Of Bays in Municipality of Lake of Bays and the District of Muskoka

Zoning Map of Lake Of Bays in Lake of Bays

Zoning Map of Lake Of Bays in Municipality of Lake of Bays and the District of Muskoka

Legend of Lake of Bays Zoning Map - Lake Of Bays

     WR - Waterfront Residential 1
     RU - Rural
     OS - Open Space
     CSR - Community Settlement Residential
     RL - Rural Limited
     WOS - Waterfront Open Space
     RR - Rural Residential

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