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Oliver Reprich

Oliver Reprich Muskoka REALTOR

Sparrow Lake - (Gravenhurst)

Sparrow Lake is situated north-west of the town of Orillia and south of the town of Gravenhurst, Ontario and approximately 150 kilometres and a 1.5 hour drive north of the Greater Toronto Area. Sparrow Lake is the most southerly lake in the popular Muskoka tourist region.

The lake was named after a William Sparrow, an Englishman, who fished and hunted the area in the 19th century. He disappeared one summer giving rise to stories that he may have been murdered.

It is also slightly famous as being the northern setting for the Showcase TV show Paradise Falls. Various settings and lodges around the lake were used for filming. It is also home to Sparrow Lake Camp (founded 1912), the oldest children's recreational camp operated by the United Church of Canada.

There is an abundance of resorts and lodges on the lake. There are also two golf courses, Lake St. George Golf Club and Evergreen Golf Center within 3 km.

This shallow, fresh body of water is a part of the Trent-Severn Waterway, a series of rivers, lakes and canals running southwest from Severn Sound on the eastern shore of Lake Huron's Georgian Bay, up the Severn River, through Lake Couchiching, Lake Simcoe and the Kawartha Lakes and down the Trent River across south-central Ontario to the northern shore of Lake Ontario.

The lake is approximately 7 kilometres in length and between 1 and 2 kilometres in width, with a maximum depth of approximately 12 metres and an average depth of approximately 4 metres. The main inflow and outflow is the Severn River, which in turn drains the Lake Simcoe, Lake Couchiching and Black River watersheds. Other inflows are the Kahshe River (Kahshe Lake/Gartersnake) and the Beaver Creek watersheds.

Situated on the southern edge of the Canadian Shield, the lake is spotted with granite islands and surrounded by rocky, well-treed shorelines. Shoreline development consists mainly of road-access recreational cottage properties with several resorts and full-service marinas accessible by road and water.

Average traveling time from the GTA to Sparrow Lake - (Gravenhurst) is 1 hour 34 mins


Lake Size (median 84 ha)1140 ha (2817 Acres)
Lake max Depth16 m (52 ft)
DistrictMuskoka
MunicipalityGravenhurst
Percentage of Shoreline which is wetland (median 9 %)7 %
Drainage BasinSevern River
Phosphorus content in water (median 8.50 ug/L)12.50 ug/L
Watershed Area feeding the Lake (excluding lake)145.0 km2 (35830 acres)
Lake Trout found in LakeNo
Water Clarity (median 3.20 m)3.20 m (10ft)
Muskoka Natural Resources Data Sheet for Sparrow Lake - (Gravenhurst)

Cottages for Sale on Sparrow Lake - (Gravenhurst)

Sorry no cottages for sale at the moment on Sparrow Lake


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