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Here are the 47 lakes we have listed within Canada > Ontario - compared by Highest Altitude/Elevation.

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Lake Name Elevation in feet Lake Description
Saganaga Lake
(Ontario, Canada / Minnesota, USA)
1,432 Saganaga Lake Pictures Saganaga Lake Message Forums 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 ...
Trout Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
1,293 Trout Lake Pictures Trout Lake Message Forums Located in Ontario's Nipissing District, Trout Lake has everything to offer the northwoods adventurer looking for water-based activities. Often overshadowed by its larger sister Lake Nipissing, Trout Lake offers all of the fishing, frolic and fun that the bigger lake does, just on a bit smaller and ...
Lake St. Joseph
(Ontario, Canada)
1,217 Lake St. Joseph Message Forums 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 ...
Kennisis Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
1,212 Kennisis Lake Message Forums A true jewel in the crown of Ontario's Cottage Country, 3500-acre Kennisis Lake has been the prefect vacation getaway for generations of Canadian cottagers. Located in the area popularly known as the Haliburton Highlands, Kennisis Lake is the largest lake in the region and a vital part of the Trent-Severn ...
Little Kennisis Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
1,212 Little Kennisis Lake Message Forums Little Kennisis Lake is the smaller counterpart to Kennisis Lake, which is one of the largest lakes in the Haliburton Highlands of Ontario, Canada. Little Kennisis Lake is a relatively secluded lake for those who enjoy their privacy, but it also offers activities just minutes away at the more populated ...
Haliburton Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
1,182 Haliburton Lake Pictures Haliburton Lake Message Forums Haliburton Lake is located in Ontario, Canada in a region called the Haliburton Highlands. The name was given due to the beautiful scenery that resembles the Scottish Highlands and the Scottish ancestry of the founding population. Haliburton Lake is named after Thomas Chandler Haliburton, a man originally ...
Lac Seul
(Ontario, Canada)
1,172 Lac Seul Pictures Lac Seul Message Forums 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 ...
Namakan Lake
(Ontario, Canada / Minnesota, USA)
1,112 Namakan Lake Pictures Namakan Lake Message Forums Also known as: Namakan Reservoir
Namakan Lake's delights await the lucky visitor. Covering more than 24,000 acres with many small islands, about half of the lake is located in Minnesota's Northeast Region and the other half in Ontario, Canada. The USA portion of the lake lies within Voyageurs National Park, a vast expanse of woods ...
Rainy Lake
(Ontario, Canada / Minnesota, USA)
1,108 Rainy Lake Pictures Rainy Lake's sprawling 221,000 acres straddle the border of the 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 ...
Lake of the Woods
(Manitoba, Canada / Ontario, Canada / Minnesota, USA)
1,060 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 ...
Shoal Lake
(Manitoba, Canada / Ontario, Canada)
1,056 Shoal Lake Message Forums Remote, inviting and beautiful describes Shoal Lake. Sprawling across about 80,000 acres in southwestern Ontario at the border with Manitoba, Shoal Lake is one of the Province's best-kept secrets. The size is only an estimate; the lake has never been fully surveyed. Because hundreds of small islands ...
Round Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
996 Round Lake Pictures Round Lake Message Forums 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 ...
Mazinaw Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
880 Mazinaw Lake Pictures Mazinaw Lake Message Forums Also known as: Upper Mazinaw Lake, Lower Mazinaw Lake
Amazing Mazinaw Lake holds court as the headwaters of Canada's Mississippi River in eastern Ontario. This beautiful sprawling lake has alternately delighted and intimidated those who ventured onto its waters for hundreds of years. First Nations tribes spoke in hushed terms of Mishipashoo, legendary ...
Lake Abitibi
(Ontario, Canada / Quebec, Canada)
869 Lake Abitibi Pictures Lake Abitibi Message Forums 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 ...
Lake Nipigon
(Ontario, Canada)
853 Lake Nipigon Pictures Lake Nipigon Message Forums 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 ...
Chemong Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
807 Chemong Lake Pictures Chemong Lake Message Forums Also known as: Lake Chemong, Lake Chemung
Chemong Lake is the largest lake in the Kawartha Chain of Lakes, covering more than 5,630 acres. This lake holds historical significance for the residents in and around Peterborough, Ontario. Stretching almost nine miles in length, the lake was a major obstacle to travel for early settlers before there ...
Wilson Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
741 Wilson Lake Pictures Wilson Lake Message Forums Also known as: Wauquimakog Lake
Ontario visitors who think 'cottage country' is limited to the Muskoka Region will miss out on Wilson Lake! Located in Ontario's 'near north', Wilson Lake is located in the Parry Sound District, immediately north of the Muskoka Region. Better known as Wilson Lake, some official maps call it Wauquimakog ...
Lake Muskoka
(Ontario, Canada)
739 Lake Muskoka Pictures Lake Muskoka Message Forums Also known as: Muskoka Lake, Muskoka Lakes Region
Lake Muskoka, located in Ontario's Muskoka Lakes Region, is one of Canada's most famous lakes. 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 chain of rocky-shored lakes contains many islands, ...
Commanda Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
729 Commanda Lake Pictures Commanda Lake Message Forums A true jewel in the crown of Ontario's Near-North vacation playground, Commanda Lake is the perfect spot for either an annual vacation or a seasonal home. Located just south of Lake Nipissing, Commanda Lake lies just south of the popular Restoule Provincial Park amid miles of trails, waterways and ...
Bass Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
725 Bass Lake Message Forums Nestled in the heart of Ontario's lake country, Bass Lake is a popular 1,000-acre recreational lake just west of the town of Orillia. Only 60 miles from Toronto, the lake is an easy trek for a weekend getaway. Vacation rentals in the area are plentiful, many with lake frontage or spectacular lake views. Bass ...
Lake Simcoe
(Ontario, Canada)
720 Lake Simcoe Pictures Lake Simcoe Message Forums 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 Couchiching
(Ontario, Canada)
719 Lake Couchiching Pictures Lake Couchiching Message Forums 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 ...
Otter Lake
(Ontario, Canada)
712 Otter Lake Pictures Otter Lake Message Forums Also known as: Big Otter Lake
Otter Lake is a sparkling 1,252-acre lake located near Parry Sound, Ontario, in the Georgian Bay region known as The 30,000 Islands. The Georgian Bay is 200 miles long by 50 miles wide and covers over 5,800 square miles making it almost as large as Lake Ontario. Local legend tells of a god called Kitchikewana, ...
Lake Nipissing
(Ontario, Canada)
643 Lake Nipissing Pictures Lake Nipissing Message Forums 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 Superior
(Ontario, Canada / Great Lakes / Michigan, USA / Minnesota, USA / Wisconsin, USA)
600 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 ...


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