Butterfly Lake

Fall colours on a hill with a pine tree in the foreground on Butterfly Lake.
Official NameButterfly Lake
MunicipalityTownship of Muskoka Lakes
Drainage BasinLake Muskoka
Latitude/Longitude45.08944 N 79.63028 W
Physical Features
Surface Area (km)0.65
Elevation (m asl)223
Mean Depth (m)4
Maximum Depth (m)6
Perimeter (km)5
Island Shoreline (km)0.2
Clarity (m)3.4
Land Use and Development
Crown Land (%)0
Provincial Parksnone
Shoreline Developmenthigh; commercial, shoreline residential
Accessprivate; informal public access may be possible roadside from Hwy 169 or Hwy 118
Water Level Managementnot regulated
Fish Species
Major Fish Speciesnorthern pike, smallmouth bass, yellow perch, largemouth bass

Other Fish Species
brown bullhead, rock bass, white sucker, golden shiner, bluntnose minnow, pumpkinseed