Wood Lake

Perfect reflection of a pine tree in the mirror like water of Wood Lake.
Official NameWood Lake
MunicipalityTown of Bracebridge
Drainage BasinSouth Muskoka River
Latitude/Longitude45.012 N 79.074 W
Physical Features
Surface Area (km)3.85
Elevation (m asl)301
Mean Depth (m)5
Maximum Depth (m)14
Perimeter (km)13.7
Island Shoreline (km)5.8
Clarity (m)4.2
Land Use and Development
Crown Land (%)0
Provincial Parksnone
Shoreline Developmenthigh; shoreline residential
Accesspublic; boat launch located off Wood Lake Road 2
Water Level Managementregulated; water level is controlled by MNR-owned and operated dam; flows and levels are governed by the Muskoka River Water Management Plan
Fish Species
Major Fish Specieswalleye, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass
Other Fish Speciesyellow perch, white sucker, cisco, brown bullhead, pumpkinseed, rock bass, golden shiner, bluntnose minnow, northern redbelly dace