Lake Vernon

Autumn trees on a Lake Vernon shoreline.
Official NameLake Vernon
MunicipalityTown of Huntsville
Drainage BasinSouth Muskoka River
Latitude/Longitude45.328 N 79.294 W
Physical Features
Surface Area (km)15.66
Elevation (m asl)284
Mean Depth (m)14
Maximum Depth (m)38
Perimeter (km)43
Island Shoreline (km)17
Clarity (m)3.2
Land Use and Development
Crown Land (%)0
Provincial Parksnone
Shoreline Developmentintense; urban, shoreline residential, commercial
Accesspublic; Hutcheson Beach Road and, Muskoka River in Huntsville
Water Level Managementregulated; water level is controlled by MNR owned and operated dam
on the North Muskoka River downstream of Fairy Lake; flows and levels are governed by the Muskoka River Water Management Plan
Fish Species
Major Fish Specieslake trout, walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, black crappie

Other Fish Species
brown bullhead, white sucker, brook trout, cisco, lake whitefish, common shiner, spottail shiner, bluntnose minnow, golden shiner, blacknose shiner, pumpkinseed, yellow perch, longnose sucker, rock bass, lake chub, trout-perch, rainbow smelt