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Spence Lake - (Bracebridge)

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Spence Lake is situated in the geographic township of Draper within the Town of Bracebridge. Spence Lake is a flooded area caused by the creation of the Hydro Generating station located at Muskoka Canyon. Spence Lake flows into the South Branch of the Muskoka River and then on to Lake Muskoka.

Average traveling time from the GTA to Spence Lake - (Bracebridge) is 1 hour 47 mins


Spence Lake Size (median 84 ha)109 ha (269 Acres)
Spence Lake max Depth9 m (30 ft)
Spence Lake median Depth3.70 m (12 ft)
Spence Lake Perimeter10.90 km (6.77 Miles)
Spence Lake Island/s Perimeter1.50 km (0.93 Miles)
Spence Lake Altitude (median 290 m)258 m (846 ft)
Spence Lake is in the District ofMuskoka
Spence Lake is in the Municipality ofBracebridge
Spence Lake is in the Township ofDraper
Percentage of Shoreline which is wetland (median 9 %)11 %
Drainage BasinSouth Muskoka River
Phosphorus content in water (median 8.50 ug/L)10.60 ug/L
Watershed Area feeding the Lake (excluding lake)19.4 km2 (4794 acres)
Lake Trout found in LakeNo
Water Clarity (median 3.20 m)2.80 m (9ft)
Percentage of Shoreline which is Crown Land5 %
Shoreline Developmentmoderate; shoreline residential
Public Access to Spence Lakepublic; boat launch and parking on Morrow Drive
Water Level Managementregulated water level is controlled by Ontario Power Generation at Hanna Chute Generating Station;flows and levels are governed by the Muskoka River Water Management Plan
Major Fish Species in Spence Lake (I), (I), (I), (I)
Other Fish Species in Spence Lake, , , cisco, , longnose sucker, (I)
MNR Fact Sheet for Spence Lake - (Bracebridge)
MNR Data Sheet for Spence Lake - (Bracebridge)
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 Spence Lake is compliments of the Muskoka Water Web maintained by The District Municipality of Muskoka

Cottages for Sale on Spence Lake - (Bracebridge)

Sorry no cottages for sale at the moment on Spence Lake


Topographic Map of Spence Lake in Bracebridge

Topographic Map of Spence Lake in Bracebridge

Zoning Map of Spence Lake in Bracebridge

Zoning Map of Spence Lake in Bracebridge

Legend of Bracebridge Zoning Map - Spence Lake

     SR - Shoreline Residential
     SR1 - Shoreline Residential 1
     EP1 - Enviromentally Protected 1
     RU - Rural
     RR - Rural Residential
     OP1 - Open Space 1
     OP2 - Open Space 2
     OP3 - Open Space 3
     R1 - Residential

Boat Launch on Spence Lake

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Cottages for Sale Nearby



Video of Spence Lake Shoreline - 45.0054321,-79.2669373 starting point

This video is courtesy of ecottagefilms.com

Video of Spence Lake Shoreline - 45.0042000,-79.2864380 starting point

This video is courtesy of ecottagefilms.com