Bernard Lake

Scenic view of rippled Bernard Lake at Sunset.
Official NameBernard Lake
County/DistrictParry Sound
MunicipalityTownship of Strong
Drainage BasinMagnetawan River – Stirling Creek
Latitude/Longitude45.738 N 79.384 W
Physical Features
Surface Area (km)20.50
Elevation (m asl)330
Mean Depth (m)16
Maximum Depth (m)48
Perimeter (km)23
Island Shoreline (km)0
Clarity (m)4.3
Land Use and Development
Crown Land (%)0
Provincial Parksnone
Shoreline Developmentintense; urban, commercial, shoreline residential
Accesspublic; launches at Sundridge, High Rock Drive, South Lake Bernard Road
Water Level Managementregulated; water level is controlled by MNR-owned and operated dam
Fish Species
Major Fish Speciesrainbow trout, brook trout, lake trout, lake whitefish, cisco (lake herring), rainbow smelt, burbot, smallmouth bass, yellow perch

Other Fish Species
trout-perch, white sucker, brown bullhead, bluntnose minnow, golden shiner, lake chub, pumpkinseed, rock bass, slimy sculpin