Ril Lake is located in the Township of Lake of Bays, in the District of Muskoka.
The perimeter of the lake is approximately 18.5 km with an average depth of 10 m. The lake is primarily spring fed and supplemented by creeks and seasonal run-off. Ril Lake is located in the Precambrian Shield area of northern Ontario, consisting of underlying granite bedrock overlayed with 1.5 to 6 m of soil, often with rocky granite outcroppings. The north-eastern area of the lake is more developed with lots ranging from 15 to 30 m of waterfront and developed shoreline. The south-western area of the lake is less developed with lots ranging from 120 to 915 m.
Local forest is a mix of deciduous and conifer trees. Local wildlife includes; turtles, deer, moose, beaver, bear, fox, otter, racoon, turkey, and porcupine. A wide range of bird species are known to frequent the lake including; loon, heron, owls, ducks, raven, and woodpeckers. The fish population is made up of mostly small and large-mouth bass.
Average traveling time from the GTA to Ril Lake - (Lake of Bays) is 2 hours 15 mins
Ril Lake is 144 hectares (356 Acres) in size
The median size lake in our area is 71 hectares or 175 Acres (average size 398 hectares)
Ril Lake has a maximum depth 9 meters (30 ft)
The median depth of lakes in our area is 13.5 m or 44 ft (average depth 18 m)
|The median depth of Ril Lake is 3.40 m (11 ft)|
Ril Lake Perimeter 12.00 km (7.46 Miles)
The median perimiter of lakes in our area is 3.3 km or 2.05 miles (average Perimiter 3.61 km)
|Ril Lake Island/s Perimeter 0.40 km (0.25 Miles)|
Ril Lake Altitude 366 m (1201 ft)
The median altitude of lakes in our area is 290 m or 951 ft (average Altitude is 289 m)
Water Clarity of Ril Lake (median 3.2 m) 2.90 m (10ft)
The median Secchi Depth of lakes in our area is 3.2 m or 10 ft (average Secchi Depth is 3 m)
|9 % of Ril Lake shorline is wetland. The median percentage of shoreline which is wetland of lakes in our area is 9 % (average Percentage of shoreline which is wetland 10) %|
Percentage of Shoreline which is wetland 9
Ril Lake's phosphorus content in water is 7.00 ug/L
The median Phosphorus content in the water of lakes in our area is 8 ug/l (average Phosphorus content 9 ug/L
|Ril Lake's watershed area feeding the Lake (excluding lake) 17.0 km2 (4201 acres)|
|Lake Trout found in Ril Lake: No|
|Drainage Basin of Ril Lake South Muskoka River|
|Ril Lake is in the Township of Ridout|
|Shoreline Development on Ril Lake is: Intense; shoreline residential|
|Public Access to Ril Lake Public; North Ril Lake Road Boat Launch|
|Water Level Management Not regulated|
|Major Fish Species in Ril Lake|
|Other Fish Species in Ril Lake|
|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 Ril Lake is compliments of the Muskoka Water Web maintained by The District Municipality of Muskoka|
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All measurements of the countour map showing the depths of Ril Lake are in feet.