Hesners Lake

Hesners Lake in Muskoka

In the geographic township of Wood, just northeast of Bala sits Hesners Lake. A small, clean lake located among several smaller-sized lakes in the Muskoka Lakes region, it is ideally located for Muskoka’s Cottage Life. With clear water for swimming and watersports and its proximity to the popular Moon River, there is no shortage of activities nearby.

Perfect for a relaxing afternoon on the dock or nighttime cookout, a quick dip in the afternoon sun or a day out on the boat, Hesners Lake has a lot to offer.

Official NameHesners Lake
Local NameEveness Lake
MunicipalityTownship of Muskoka Lakes
Drainage BasinMoon River
Latitude/Longitude45.014 N 79.643 W
Physical Features
Surface Area (km)0.24
Elevation (m asl)230
Mean Depth (m)3
Maximum Depth (m)7
Perimeter (km)3.1
Island Shoreline (km)0.2
Clarity (m)3.7
Land Use and Development
Crown Land (%)0
Provincial Parksnone
Shoreline Developmentmoderate; shoreline residential
Water Level Managementnot regulated
Fish Species
Major Fish Speciessmallmouth bass, largemouth bass
Other Fish Speciesyellow perch, brown bullhead, pumpkinseed