Lake Cecebe

Beautiful Muskoka Sunset over Lake Cecebe.


Are you daydreaming about owning a cottage by the lake where you can relax while sipping coffee and enjoying breathtaking views? Lake Cecebe in Almaguin, just west of the village of Burk’s Falls, might be the perfect spot for you. With a surface area of over 7 km2 and over 30 km of shoreline, this lake has a unique shape and offers plenty of opportunities for fun and exciting activities. 

Activities on the lake

Lions Park is a fantastic park located on Lake Cecebe that features a playground, picnic tables, a beach, and a dock area. It’s ideal for meeting up with friends or spending a family day out. The sandy bottom of the lake makes swimming delightful, and fishing enthusiasts can catch several species of fish, including rainbow trout, brook trout, lake trout, pickerel, smallmouth bass, and yellow perch. Boaters can launch their boats at Port Carmen Marina on the north end of the lake. 

Lake Cecebe is perfect for water sports and boating of all kinds. Paddle around Gordon Island on a canoe or kayak, or try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding near Clifton Island when the wind is calm. If you need a break from the water, the small bays surrounding the lake are perfect for swimming. After a relaxing day on the lake, head to nearby Magnetawan or Burk’s Falls for groceries, local food trucks, and more. 

The Waterways Association

If you’re looking for organized events on the lake, check out The Cecebe Waterways Association. The group hosts several fun gatherings and competitions throughout the seasons, including the annual golf tournament, poker run, and Regatta. The Les Naftel Golf Tournament in July at The Ridge Golf Course in Sundridge is an excellent chance for cottagers and guests to get together for fun on the links. The Annual Regatta and Poker Run, scheduled over the summer, offer family-friendly fun in and on the water, featuring swim, canoe/kayak, sailing races, a highly competitive triathlon, and more. 

If you’re interested in owning a home on the shore of Lake Cecebe, contact us, and we’ll help you find your perfect spot.

Official NameLake Cecebe
County/DistrictParry Sound
MunicipalityMunicipality of Magnetawan Township of Ryerson
Drainage BasinMagnetawan River
Latitude/Longitude45.641 N 79.582 W
Physical Features
Surface Area (km)7.70
Elevation (m asl)280
Mean Depth (m)5
Maximum Depth (m)19.5
Perimeter (km)32.2
Island Shoreline (km)3.7
Clarity (m)2.8
Land Use and Development
Crown Land (%)1
Provincial Parksnone
Shoreline Developmenthigh; shoreline residential
Accesspublic; 2 boat launches off Hwy 520
Water Level Managementregulated; water level is controlled by an MNR owned and operated dam; flows and levels are managed in accordance with the Magnetawan River Operating Plan
Fish Species
Major Fish Specieswalleye, smallmouth bass, sauger, largemouth bass, lake whitefish, northern pike

Other Fish Species
rock bass, yellow perch, pumpkinseed, cisco, burbot, trout-perch, brown bullhead, logperch, white sucker, bluntnose minnow, rainbow smelt, emerald shiner, golden shiner, spottail shiner