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Skeleton Lake - (Muskoka Lakes)

Skeleton Lake is a picturesque lake located in the Muskoka region of Ontario, Canada. It is situated in the town of Muskoka Lakes and covers an area of approximately 396 hectares (979 acres). The lake is named after the numerous skeletons of fish that were once found on its shores, which were believed to be the result of a phenomenon known as "winterkill." Skeleton Lake is a popular destination for recreational activities such as swimming, boating, and fishing. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including lake trout, smallmouth bass, and northern pike. The lake's shoreline is rocky and forested, providing visitors with stunning natural scenery and hiking opportunities. There are several cottage and resort properties located on the shores of Skeleton Lake, providing visitors with a range of accommodation options. The lake is easily accessible by car and is located about two and a half hours north of Toronto. The lake is also known for its clear water and excellent water quality, making it a popular destination for swimming and other water activities. Overall, Skeleton Lake is a beautiful and serene destination that offers a variety of outdoor activities and natural beauty for visitors to enjoy.

Average traveling time from the GTA to Skeleton Lake - (Muskoka Lakes) is 2 hours 19 mins

This Lake
Median Lake
Average Lake
Skeleton Lake is 2075 hectares (5127 Acres) in size
The median size lake in our area is 71 hectares or 175 Acres (average size 398 hectares)
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Skeleton Lake has a maximum depth 65 meters (213 ft)
The median depth of lakes in our area is 13.5 m or 44 ft (average depth 18 m)
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The median depth of Skeleton Lake is 9.10 m (30 ft)
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Skeleton Lake Perimeter 42.00 km (26.1 Miles)
The median perimiter of lakes in our area is 3.3 km or 2.05 miles (average Perimiter 3.61 km)
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Skeleton Lake Island/s Perimeter 17.00 km (10.56 Miles)
Skeleton Lake Altitude 281 m (922 ft)
The median altitude of lakes in our area is 290 m or 951 ft (average Altitude is 289 m)
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Water Clarity of Skeleton Lake (median 3.2 m) 8.90 m (29ft)
The median Secchi Depth of lakes in our area is 3.2 m or 10 ft (average Secchi Depth is 3 m)
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8 % of Skeleton 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 8
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Skeleton Lake's phosphorus content in water is 2.40 ug/L
The median Phosphorus content in the water of lakes in our area is 8 ug/l (average Phosphorus content 9 ug/L
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Skeleton Lake's watershed area feeding the Lake (excluding lake) 50.2 km2 (12405 acres)
Lake Trout found in Skeleton Lake: Yes
Drainage Basin of Skeleton Lake Skeleton River
Skeleton Lake is in the District of Muskoka - Zoning By-Laws of Muskoka
Skeleton Lake is in the Municipality of Muskoka Lakes - Zoning By-Laws of Muskoka Lakes
Skeleton Lake is in the Township of Watt
Shoreline Development on Skeleton Lake is: High; shoreline residential, commercial
Public Access to Skeleton Lake Public: Skeleton Lake Road 2 and 3 Boat Launch
Water Level Management Regulated; water level is controlled by MNR-owned and operated dam.Flows and levels are governed by the Muskoka River Water Management Plan.
Major Fish Species in Skeleton Lake (I?), , (I), lake whitefish,
Other Fish Species in Skeleton Lake (I), cisco (), , bluntnose minnow, (I), , , trout-perch, creek chub,lake chub, , golden shiner, slimy scultpin
Other Species in Skeleton Lake spiny water flea (I 1998)
MNR Fact Sheet for Skeleton Lake - (Muskoka Lakes)
MNR Data Sheet for Skeleton Lake - (Muskoka Lakes)
Shoreline Land Use Map for Skeleton Lake - (Muskoka Lakes)
Short Term Rental Restrictions on Skeleton Lake (eg: AirBnB) is: No Restriction - Data updated
Short Term Rental Restrictions Details "There is nothing restricting a property owner from renting a cottage on a long or short term basis, however the renters must comply with all by-laws such as burning, noise, fireworks and parking."
Additional Information https://www.muskokalakes.ca/en/residents/frequently-asked-questions.aspx
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 Skeleton Lake is compliments of the Muskoka Water Web maintained by The District Municipality of Muskoka

Maps of Skeleton Lake

Topographical Map of Skeleton Lake in Muskoka Lakes

Topographical Map of Skeleton Lake in Municipality of Muskoka Lakes and the District of Muskoka

Legend

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

Zoning Map of Skeleton Lake in Muskoka Lakes

Zoning Map of Skeleton Lake in Municipality of Muskoka Lakes and the District of Muskoka

Legend of Muskoka Lakes Zoning Map - Skeleton Lake

     Waterfront Residential
     Environmentally Protected
     Community Residential
     Open Space
     Rural
     Residential Rural
     Waterfront Landing
     Waterfront Commercial
     Waterbody Open Space

Crown Land Map of Skeleton Lake in Muskoka Lakes

Crown Land Map of Skeleton Lake in Municipality of Muskoka Lakes and the District of Muskoka

Legend for Crown Land Map

     Private Land surrounding Skeleton Lake - (Muskoka Lakes)
     Provincial Park surrounding Skeleton Lake - (Muskoka Lakes)
     Crown Land surrounding Skeleton Lake - (Muskoka Lakes) (General Use)
     Conservation Reserve surrounding Skeleton Lake - (Muskoka Lakes)

Lake Contour Maps showing the depths of Skeleton Lake

Contour Map of Skeleton Lake in Municipality of Muskoka Lakes 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 Skeleton Lake are in feet.




Lake Videos

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Previously listed Cottages on Skeleton Lake

1103 STROUD BEACH Road, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2023-05-22, mls# 40423013

1119 SKELETON LAKE ROAD 2 Unit# 33, Muskoka Lakes, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2022-12-26, mls# 40319459

1523 FISH HATCHERY Road Unit# 7, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2022-12-23, mls# 40352436

2324 HIGHWAY 141 Unit# 45, Utterson, P0B1L0 was previously listed 2022-11-01, mls# 40292294

1117 BERT SIMS Road Unit# 5, Muskoka Lakes, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2022-10-19, mls# 40330874

25 BEAUMONT BAY Road, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2022-10-13, mls# 40334561

1119 SKELETON LAKE Road Unit# 29, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2022-10-08, mls# 40235981

1134 BERT SIMS Road, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2022-10-04, mls# 40326990

1119 SKELETON LAKE ROAD 2 Unit# 33, Muskoka Lakes, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2022-09-08, mls# 40310380

634 SKELETON LAKE, Huntsville, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2022-09-01, mls# 40285557

1119 SKELETON LAKE ROAD 2 Unit# 33, Muskoka Lakes, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2022-08-26, mls# 40286757

2324 BEAUMONT BAY Road Unit# 27, Utterson, P0B1L0 was previously listed 2022-08-13, mls# 40251170

634 SKELETON LAKE, Huntsville, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2022-07-01, mls# 40281353

1119 SKELETON LAKE ROAD 2 Unit# 33, Muskoka Lakes, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2022-07-01, mls# 40257894

21 BEAUMONT BAY Private, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2022-07-01, mls# 40248865

1119 SKELETON LAKE ROAD 2 Unit# 33, Muskoka Lakes, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2022-07-01, mls# 40272429

3-sl19 Roberts Island, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2021-10-28, mls# 40171621

1119 Skeleton Lake Road Unit# 29, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2021-10-26, mls# 40166463

1523 Fish Hatchery Road Unit# 4, Muskoka Lakes, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2021-09-30, mls# 40166631

2324 Beaumont Bay (highway 141) Road Unit# 27, Utterson, P0B1L0 was previously listed 2021-09-22, mls# 40155088

1117-10 Bert Sims Road Unit# 10, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2021-09-15, mls# 40162193

23 Beaumont Bay Road, Bracebridge, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2021-09-10, mls# 40160515

1027 Stroud Beach Road Unit# 1, Cardwell, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2021-07-31, mls# 40145226

1045 Lakeview Road, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2021-07-14, mls# 40136934

Sl 19 L5 Roberts Island, Rosseau, P0C1J0 was previously listed 2021-02-09, mls# 40013734

424 Camp Newport Road, Huntsville, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2020-11-11, mls# 40015717

3993 Aspdin Road, Huntsville, P1H1J2 was previously listed 2020-11-07, mls# 40020903

1117 Bert Sims Road Unit# 10, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2020-10-22, mls# 40023082

1119 Bert Sims Road, Muskoka Lakes Twp, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2020-10-01, mls# 40023662

1 Island M ., Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2020-09-13, mls# 254988

Island M Island #7sl10, Muskoka Lakes Twp, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2020-07-11, mls# 253642

1523 Fish Hatchery Road #28, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2020-06-13, mls# 252867

1523 Fish Hatchery Road #26, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2020-06-13, mls# 252863

1558 Fish Hatchery Road #54a, Utterson, P0B1M0 was previously listed 2020-03-06, mls# 239618

1558 Fish Hatchery Road #54a, Utterson, P0B 1M0 was previously listed 2019-11-02, mls# 173923

20 Island M, Utterson, P0B 1M0 was previously listed 2019-11-02, mls# 210153

1 Island M, Utterson, P0B 1M0 was previously listed 2019-11-02, mls# 210275

Roberts Island, Utterson, P0B 1M0 was previously listed 2019-11-02, mls# 207675

33 Beaumont Bay Road, Utterson, P0B 1M0 was previously listed 2019-11-02, mls# 190889

Island M Island #7sl10, Muskoka Lakes Twp, P0B 1M0 was previously listed 2019-10-02, mls# 196481

1126 Bert Sims Road, Utterson, P0B 1M0 was previously listed 2019-09-20, mls# 221519



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