Hesners Lake

Hesners Lake in Muskoka

Located in the geographic township of Wood, northeast of Bala, Hesners Lake is a small and pristine lake in the Muskoka Lakes region. It is a perfect location for those seeking a peaceful and enjoyable cottage life. The lake’s clear waters offer great opportunities for swimming and water sports, and its proximity to the famous Moon River provides endless activities to enjoy. Whether it’s a relaxing afternoon on the dock, a night-time cookout, a refreshing dip in the afternoon sun, or a fun-filled day on the boat, Hesners Lake has something for everyone.

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