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Here are the 50 lakes we have listed within Canada > Ontario - compared by Largest Lakes - Acres.

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Lake Name Area in acres Lake Description
Lake Michigan-Huron
(Ontario, Canada / Great Lakes / Illinois, USA / Indiana, USA / Michigan, USA / Wisconsin, USA)
29,062,400 Lake Michigan-Huron Pictures Lake Michigan and Lake Huron - two of North America's Great Lakes - are contiguous and they share the same elevation of 577 feet above sea level. They are connected by the five-mile-wide Straits of Mackinac. Hydrologically, this makes these "two lakes" a single lake. Some hydrologists designate the ...
Lake Superior
(Ontario, Canada / Great Lakes / Michigan, USA / Minnesota, USA / Wisconsin, USA)
20,288,000 Lake Superior Pictures Skipping over state and country borders, Lake Superior, the largest, deepest, coldest, cleanest, least developed, and most pristine of the Great Lakes, reigns as the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area. By volume, this 31,820 square mile colossus ranks fourth - a whopping 2,900 cubic ...
Lake Huron
(Ontario, Canada / Great Lakes / Michigan, USA)
14,726,400 Lake Huron Pictures A glacial lake of epic proportions, Lake Huron is the second largest of the five Great Lakes by surface area, boasting 23,010 square miles and an incredible 3,825-mile shoreline. The massive lake is the third largest of the Great Lakes by water volume, containing 850 cubic miles of fresh water within ...
Lake Erie
(Ontario, Canada / Great Lakes / New York, USA / Pennsylvania, USA / Michigan, USA / Ohio, USA)
6,261,500 Lake Erie Pictures Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes of North America, straddles the borders of Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Michigan, and the Canadian province of Ontario. The lake is named after the Native American tribe that inhabited its shores before being killed off by the Iroquois League for aiding their enemy, ...
Lake Ontario
(Ontario, Canada / Great Lakes / New York, USA)
4,697,600 Lake Ontario Pictures Lake Ontario, one of the world's five Great Lakes, weaves over state and country borders, delighting Americans, Canadians, and visiting tourists with its deep, clear, clean waters. Proudly home to a staggering 4,700,000 acres (7,340 square miles), Lake Ontario is the smallest of the Great Lakes, the ...
Lake Nipigon
(Ontario, Canada)
1,198,080 Lake Nipigon Pictures Located in Ontario Canada's Sunset Country, Lake Nipigon is a destination into a remote area of pristine wilderness and the largest lake entirely within the boundaries of Ontario. With towering cliffs, hundreds of islands to explore, and the unusual greenish-black sandy beaches, Lake Nipigon is outdoor ...
Lake of the Woods
(Manitoba, Canada / Ontario, Canada / Minnesota, USA)
950,400 Lake of the Woods Pictures Spanning the border from Minnesota into the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba, Lake of the Woods is an enormous body of water over 68 miles long, 59 miles wide, with 25,000 miles of shoreline - the world's longest lake shoreline. The western part of the lake is mostly open water, while the ...
Lac Seul
(Ontario, Canada)
409,454 Lac Seul Pictures Also known as: Lake Seul
The second-largest lake entirely within Ontario, Lac Seul has somehow escaped the notice of the casual vacationer looking for a northwoods getaway. That hardly means, however, that no one visits Lac Seul. Well over a dozen tourist camps, fishing lodges and outfitters do a booming business providing ...
Lake Saint Clair
(Ontario, Canada / Michigan, USA)
275,200 Lake Saint Clair Pictures Also known as: Lake St. Clair
Heart-shaped Lake Saint Clair is the smallest body of water in the Great Lakes system. Tucked between Lake Huron to the north and Lake Erie to the south, 275,200-acre Lake Saint Clair is conveniently located close to Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario. Lake Huron to the north flows into the lake ...
Lake Abitibi
(Ontario, Canada / Quebec, Canada)
229,760 Lake Abitibi Pictures Nearly 250,000 acres of water delight visitors to Lake Abitibi on the Ontario/Quebec border. This huge lake is actually two lake basins connected by a short channel. Located about 600 miles from Montreal and over 200 miles south of James Bay, Lake Abitibi remains relatively remote and not visited by ...
Rainy Lake
(Ontario, Canada / Minnesota, USA)
221,000 Rainy Lake Pictures Rainy Lake's sprawling 221,000 acres straddle the border of United States and Canada. Known as a water sports lover's paradise, Rainy Lake is located in the Northeastern Region of Minnesota near International Falls and Ranier. Canada's portion of Rainy Lake consists of 75% of this massive body of ...
Lake Nipissing
(Ontario, Canada)
211,201 Lake Nipissing Pictures Located in the Near North region of Ontario, Lake Nipissing is the fifth largest lake in Ontario excluding the Great Lakes. This relatively shallow 211,200-acre lake is situated between the Ottawa River and Georgian Bay. It drains into Georgian Bay via the French River and with an average depth of only ...
Lake Simcoe
(Ontario, Canada)
183,846 Lake Simcoe Pictures Spectacular Lake Simcoe is one of the most visited vacation spots in Ontario's south-central region. Just over an hour north of Toronto, Lake Simcoe provides 287 square miles of water surface and 118 miles of shoreline, guaranteeing plenty of space for every type of water-based amusement visitors could ...
Lake St. Joseph
(Ontario, Canada)
121,822 Lake St. Joseph in northwestern Ontario is the kind of lake a fisherman's dreams are made of. Famous all over North America as a prime fishery for northern pike and walleye, the large lake has a limited number of permits for visiting anglers. Fishermen who have fished the lake are amazed to find they've ...
Lake Timiskaming
(Ontario, Canada / Quebec, Canada)
72,960 Lake Timiskaming Pictures Also known as: Lake Temiskaming, Lac Temiscamingue
Large, scenic and inviting, Lake Timiskaming forms part of the border between Ontario and Quebec. A full 68 miles long, Lake Timiskaming is about 5 miles wide at its widest point. However, that width is deceptive; the lake formed in a rift valley and is more than 700 feet deep in spots. The lake lies ...
Kawartha Lakes
(Ontario, Canada)
67,403 Kawartha Lakes Pictures Also known as: The Kawarthas
The Kawartha Lakes are a band of beautiful lakes in south-central Ontario, Canada that form the upper watershed of the Trent River. Although 14 lakes combine to form the famous "Kawarthas," the Kawartha region is home to over 130 lakes. Best known for fishing, the lakes offer a mix of both cold and ...
Lake St. Francis
(Ontario, Canada / Quebec, Canada / New York, USA)
67,213 Lake St. Francis Pictures Also known as: Lac Saint-Francois
Lake St. Francis is part of the 2,340 mile system of locks, canals, and channels that link the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River known as the St. Lawrence Seaway. The 31 mile long lake borders southeastern Ontario, southwestern Quebec, and northern New York State. Lac ...
Rice Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
24,748 Rice Lake Pictures Rice Lake is a 24,748-acre lake located in south-eastern Ontario, southeast of the city of Peterborough and north of Cobourg. The beautiful lake is part of the Trent-Severn Waterway, which flows into the lake through the Otonabee River and out via the Trent River. Nearly 20 miles long by just over three ...
Lake Muskoka
(Ontario, Canada)
22,091 Lake Muskoka Pictures Also known as: Muskoka Lake, Muskoka Lakes Region
Lake Muskoka, located in Ontario's Muskoka Lakes Region, is arguably Canada's most famous lake. Actually a chain of lakes, Muskoka joins Lake Joseph and Lake Rosseau, along with several smaller lakes, to make up what Canada calls "Cottage Country." The huge chain of rocky-shored lakes contains many ...
Lac des Chats
(Ontario, Canada / Quebec, Canada)
18,565 Lac des Chats Pictures Also known as: Chats Lake
Lac des Chats is more than a 'wide spot' on the Ottawa River. Champlain and other explorers remarked on the abundance of catfish along the waterway, so the lake became known as Lac des Chats, or Lake of the Cats. The lake was located above Chats Falls, and for many years the falls drew visitors to view ...
Saganaga Lake
(Ontario, Canada / Minnesota, USA)
13,832 The 13,832 acres of Saganaga Lake straddle the border of Northeastern Minnesota and Ontario, Canada. Part of the well known Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), Saganaga Lake is also an outdoor playground. Camping, fishing, hiking, canoeing and many other recreational activities await all ...
Lake Couchiching
(Ontario, Canada)
8,340 Lake Couchiching Pictures Lucky cottagers at Lake Couchiching have the best of all worlds. As a part of the famed Trent-Severn Waterway, Lake Couchiching is the perfect home base for boating enthusiasts. For fishermen, the large lake offers plenty of angling action. And for those desiring a quiet, water-based retreat, the nearly ...
Buckhorn Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
7,880 Also known as: Trent-Severn Waterway, Kawartha Lakes
Two boulders stand a short walk from Bukhorn Lake. Legend says that if two lovers hold hands and each touch one of the boulders they will have a blessed life. Standing between the large rocks known as Adam and Eve with their hands clasped, the young couple stretches fingertips out to touch the cool ...
Bobs and Crow Lakes
(Ontario, Canada)
7,776 Bobs and Crow  Lakes Pictures A perfect destination to savor the character of the Rideau Lake District is Bobs and Crow Lakes. Located 50 miles north of Kingston, Ontario, the two lakes function as water storage for the popular Rideau Canal system. But Bobs and Crow lakes have their own identity separate from the well-known waterway. ...
Round Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
7,596 Round Lake Pictures Round Lake is a spectacular 7,596-acre lake located in Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada. Renfrew County is part of the Ottawa Valley which was carved by glaciers some 600 million years ago. Today, Renfrew County sits in the midst of stunning wilderness and gorgeous landscapes. Two provincial parks on ...

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