Lakes in Lanark County

Adam Lake

Description:
Light watercraft can gain access via the Rideau Canal System from Big Rideau Lake. Camping facilities, boat and cottage rentals are available at the lake. Surrounded by private property.

 

 

 

Andrew Lake

Description:
Located North of Otty Lake. Lake is surrounded by private land North of Kenyon Road and McLaren Road. Surrounded by private property.

Fish: Central Mudminnow

 

 

 

Barbers Lake

Description:
Directions: From Highway 7 travel North on County Road 511. Turn left onto County Road 12 (McDonalds Corners Road). Turn left onto Highland Line and left again onto the 9th Concession A. Public access at a small unmaintained launch off of the 9th Concession A Dalhousie located at bridge, for small motorized and cartop watercraft.

Fish: Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead, White Sucker, Pumpkinseed

 

Bartraw Lake

Description:
Details: South half of lake is surrounded by private land. North half is located North of the County line.

Fish: Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Pumpkinseed, White Sucker

 

 

 

Baxter Lake

Description:
Lake is surrounded by private land. Located due East of Highway #511, east of the Clyde River, at Dwyer Lane.

Fish: Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Yellow Perch

 

 

 

Bennett Lake

Description:
From Perth, take Highway #511 North to Balderson. Turn west on Fallbrook Rd. (County Rd. #7) and follow this road west then north, to the village of Fallbrook. Turn west on Bennett Lake Rd. (County Rd. #19). Turn South on Ennis Rd. Follow this road to the lake for private boat launch, for a small fee, at Ennis Cottages.

Fish: Yellow Pickerel, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Rock Bass, Brown Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, White Sucker, Burbot.

 

Big Rideau Lake

Description:
From County Road 1 (Rideau Ferry Road). Turn West on County Road 21 (Elm Grove Road). Follow signage for public access within Murphy’s Point Provincial Park. Park fees required.

Fish: Lake Trout, Lake Whitefish, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Yellow Perch
 

 

 

Black Lake

Description:
To reach Black Lake from Perth take County Road 10 (Scotch Line) to the Narrows Lock Road for access to South Side of the Lake. To reach the North side continue on County Road 10 to the Stanleyville Road, follow straight through onto the Black Lake Road.

During the summer months Black Lake is fished for yellow pickerel, northern pike, smallmouth bass and panfish with fair success. A winter fishing for yellow pickerel is gaining popularity.

Fish: Northern pike, Yellow pickerel, Smallmouth bass, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Rock bass, Yellow perch, White sucker, Central mudminnow, Brown bullhead, Blacknose shiner, Bluntnose minnow, Northern redbelly dace, Fathead minnow.

Bob’s Lake

Description:
Directions: From Perth, head West on Highway #7. Turn left onto Glen Tay Road. Turn right onto County Road #6 (Christie Lake Road). Continue on to the Althorpe Road and across County Road #36 to Ritchie Side Road. Turn right on Crozier Road. Surrounded by private property.

Fish: Lake whitefish, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, northern pike, walleye, yellow perch

 

 

Bottle Lake

Description:
Directions: From Highway 7, head North on County Road 511. Turn left on County Road 16 (South Lavant Road). Turn left onto Bottle Lake Road. Public access is located at the end of the road, for small motorized and cartop watercraft.

Fish: Brook Trout, White Sucker, Brown Bullhead, Minnow Species.

 

 

Bow Lake

Description:
Directions: From Highway 7 head North on Highway 511. Turn right onto Bow Lake Road. Stay right onto Bow Lake Lane. Lake is surrounded by private land.
Fish: Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Brown Bullhead, White Sucker.

 

 

 

Bower Lake

Description:
Directions: From Highway 7 head North on County Road 511. Turn left on County Road 8 (Watsons Corners Road). Turn right on 8th Concession Dalhousie. Continue on Umphersons Mill Road South. Turn left onto Ranger Camp Road. Access for Bower will be on the Left (access to Wood Lake is on the right). Campsites are located at many spots along the Ranger Camp Road. Ranger Camp Road is located near snowmobile trails and is closed to travel by unauthorized persons from sunset to sunrise April 1st to 30th.

Public access is available but not maintained. Limited to cartop & small watercraft only.

Fish: Northern Pike, Yellow Perch.

Boyd Lake

Description:
From Highway #7 head North on County Road #511. Turn left on County Road #16 (South Lavant Road). Boyd Lake is on the South side, just before 2nd. Concession, Dalhousie. Surrounded by private land.

Fish: Northern Pike

 

 

Caldwell Lake

Description:
Directions:
Located North West of Bottle Lake and South of Lavant Station. Unknown access. South half of lake is surrounded by private land. North half is surrounded by County Forest.

Canoe access may be possible from North end of Bottle Lake via creek system. Other possible public access from County Forest tertiary access roads.

Fish: Northern Pike, Bullhead, Rock Bass, Bluntnose, Minnow.

Christie Lake

Description:
Public Access: from Perth take the Christie Lake Road and continue on Althorpe Road to Hannah Road – follow the Hannah Road for approximately 10km. Public launch is located off this road on the Tay River. Launch allows for cartop and small motorized craft to enter Christie Lake from the South West.

Fish: Yellow pickerel, Northern pike, Smallmouth bass, Largemouth bass, Brown bullhead, Yellow perch, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Rock bass, Banded killfish, White sucker, Bluntnose minnow, Log perch, Shorthead redhorse, Blacknose shiner, Fallfish. All the sports fish species are taken with reasonable success throughout the summer months in all parts of the lake on a varietyof lures and live bait. Winter angling for yellow pickerel is becoming more popular.

Clayton Lake

Description:
From Carleton Place travel West on Highway 7 towards Perth. Turn Right onto County Road 9 (Tatlock Road) and travel for approximately 13km. Launch is located on the left as you enter the Village of Clayton.

Launch Site: At dam; parking on site.
The Paddle: Circumnavigate the lake. Following northwest shore brings you into mouth of Indian River. Explore to bridge on Galbraith Rd. Lunch sites near bridge.
Watch for: extensive wild rice beds, ducks and marsh birds.
Seasonal information: Wild rice best in autumn. Good until freeze-up.

Clyde Lake

Description:
Directions:
From Highway #7 travel North on Highway #511. Turn left onto the French Line Road. Continue on the French Line Road to Lavant Darling Road. At the village of Joes Lake, turn right onto the Flower Station Road to the K&P Trail. Head East on the K&P for approximately 8km. A natural shoreline is used to launch watercraft at this crown campsite. Area is fairly remote. Public Access can be found for small motorized and cartop watercraft.

Fish: Northern Pike, Large Mouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead, White Sucker, Rock Bass, Pumpkinseed.

Connors Lake

Description:
Directions:
From County Road 511, turn west onto County Rd #16 (South Lavant Rd.). Connors Lake is North West of the village of Poland and West of Black Creek Road. Lake is surrounded by private land.

Fish:
Northern Pike

 

Dalhousie Lake

Description:
Directions: Leave Highway 7 at Perth and travel North on County Road 511 to the village of Balderson. At Balderson, turn onto County Road 7 (Fallbrook Road) and follow it west and then north for 9 km (5.6 miles) to the intersection of County Roads 7 and 12. Turn left onto County Road 12. Turn right onto Lavant Mill Road. Access is on the right before the bridge. There are washrooms, a playground and an unsupervised swimming & picnic area at this site. Dalhousie Lake is fished mainly for yellow pickerel and northern pike although this lake also supports a good smallmouth bass and panfish fishery. Yellow pickerel fishing is good early in the season while fishing for either this fish or northern pike is fair during summer months. Winter fishing is quite popular with a seventeen pound northern pike caught through the ice in February, 1971. Yellow pickerel spawn during the spring at the head of Dalhousie Lake at Geddes Rapids.

Fish: Yellow pickerel, Northern pike, Smallmouth bass, Yellow perch, Brown bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Rock bass, White sucker, Minnows.

Darling Long Lake

Description:
NOTE: It was reported on May 12, 2017 that this access has been blocked.

From Highway #7, head north on County Road #511. Turn east, opposite Little Green Road. Follow tertiary private road to remote camping and cartop / small craft site at Lot 21, Concession V1, Darling Township. Natural shoreline used as launch. The lake is on Crown Land but the above entrance route crosses private land at the sole discretion of the property owner.

Fish: Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch.

Davern Lake

Description:
Directions:
Head West from Perth on Highway #7 to County Road #36 at Maberly. Head South on County Road 36 for approximately 15km to the Davern Lake area. Lake is surrounded by private land.

Fish: Smallmouth Bass, Pike, Perch, Pumpkinseed, Crappie, F.W. Herring.

 

 

Dixon Lake

Description:
Directions: Take Highway #511 North from Perth to County Road #16 (South Lavant Road). Travel West, past the village of Lavant and turn left onto Bottle Lake Road. Take the first left tertiary Road off Bottle Lake Road and follow to Dixon Lake. This natural shoreline launch is restricted to small motorized craft & cartops. Public Access via County Forest.
Fish: Speckled Trout.

 

 

Doctor Lake

Description:
Lake is located South of County Road #10(Scotch Line) off Otty Lake Sideroad – south of Wildlife Road on the left hand (east) side. Lake is surrounded by private land.

Fish: Banded Killfish, Bluegill, Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Yellow Perch.

 

 

 

Duncs Lake

Description:
Directions: Small Crown land lake located Northwest of Tatlock. A series of forest access roads and trails off 6th Concession, Darling, North of Tatlock Road, lead to this fairly remote location Northwest of the Indian River Crossing. Public access may be restricted to ATVs and snowmobiles.

Fish: Walleye, White Sucker, Br. Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Golden Shiner.

 

 

Farren Lake

Description:
Directions: Farren Lake is situated approximately 7 miles south of the village of Maberly at Highway #7. Follow County Road 36 through Bolingbroke to where the road borders the east end of the lake. A short portage over the township road allowance is provided for public access for small boats and canoes. No commercial facilities are available.

 

 

Gillies Lake

Description:
Lake is surrounded by private land

Fish: Northern Pike, Walleye, Brown Bullhead, Ling, Perch, Rock Bass, White Sucker at Lot 9, Concessions 4 and 5, geographic Township of Lanark, now in Lanark Highlands.

 

 

 

Graham Lake

Description:
Lake is surrounded by private land, north of Lavant Station and west of the K&P Trail.

Fish: Northern Pike, Walleye, Brown Bullhead, Rock Bass.

 

 

 

 

Green Lake

Description:
Directions: From the village of Lanark, head North on County Road #511 past the village of White and turn left on Campbell’s Road. Continue to the left on Lavant Darling Road for approximately 3 km. The public access entrance laneway is unmarked but visible on the north side of the road.
Fish: Speckled Trout
 
 

Hogg Bay/Big Rideau/Loon Lake Loop

Description:
How to get there: Six km south of Perth on County Rd. 1 to County Rd, 21. Turn towards Murphys Point Provincial Park, 12 km.
Launch Site: The main beach on Hogg Bay. Site fees apply.
The Paddle: Recommended direction for prevailing winds from the west. Paddle narrow channel from Hogg Bay into Big Rideau Lake, keep to left shore around the point into Noble Bay. Paddle almost to end of the bay, portage 100m into Loon Lake, then second portage of 100m into Hogg Bay. Picnic at McParlan House (Hogg Bay), natural beach or point (Big Rideau), or Park Store (Loon Lake). Camping available at 14 boat-access campsites.
Watch for: Black Creek rapids, Burgess Sawmill ruins and restored homestead (Hogg Bay).
Seasonal information: Park open early May to Thanksgiving. Camping or day-use vehicle permit required. Canoe rentals available late June to Labour Day. Camping Info: 613-267-5060

Horne Lake

Description:
Lake is surrounded by private land. From the village of Poland head west on Umpherson’s Mill Road and continue on Horne Lake Road to the lake.
Fish: Northern Pike, Walleye

 

 

 

Hornes Lake

Description:
Lake is surrounded by private land. Located west of County Road 511, just south of the village of Hopetown.

Fish: Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed

 

 

 

 

Joe’s Lake

Description:
Directions: From County Road 511, turn left onto French Line Road. Continue left onto Lavant Darlig Road. Stay on Lavant Darling Road (past Campbell’s Road) and turn right onto Flower Station Road. The public access boat launch is on the left, slightly hidden & across from a baseball field.

Fish: Northern Pike, Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch, White Sucker, Brown Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Rock Bass.

 

Kates Lake

Description:
Crown Land Lake located Northwest of Tatlock. A series of forest access roads and trails off Con. Road 6, North of Tatlock may lead to public access to this remote area.

Fish: Brook Trout, Sucker

 

 

 

Kerr Lake

Description:
Directions: From Perth, take Hwy. 511 to Clydesville. Public access at Clydesville bridge. Entrance is not marked – before Clyde River bridge.
Fish: Northern Pike, Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch, White Sucker, Bullhead.

 

 

 

La France Lake

Description:
Lake is north of the village of Lavant and South of Triple Tower Road. North side of lake is private land. Public access from the South side of the lake is through Crown Land, however, road access is not marked.
Fish: Northern Pike, Walleye, Sm Bass, Br. Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Lm Bass.

 

 

 

Lavant Lake

Description:
Lake is surrounded by private land to the North East and Crown Land on the South West. There are no marked trails for entry through Crown Land.

 

 

 

 

Lavant Long Lake

Description:
Lake is surrounded by Crown Land. Public access to this remote area is by unmarked forest trails, by ATV’s and 4×4 trucks only.
There are two campsites and water access is restricted to car top and small watercraft that can be launched at natural shorelines.

 

 

Little Green Lake

Description:
Lake is mostly surrounded by private land. Public access is available only from Crown Land on the Western shore.
Fish: Yellow Perch, White Sucker, Proposed to restock with Brook Trout

 

 

 

Little Joe Lake

Description:
Lake is located North East of Joe’s Lake and is surrounded by private land.

 

 

 

 

 

Little Silver Lake

Description:
Directions: From Perth take Cty. Road 6 (Christie Lake Rd.) to Althorpe Road and continue towards the Bolingbrooke Road. Public access with very limited parking at boat launch on the east side of County Road 36 (south of Maberly). Suitable for small motorized craft and car top. No camping.

Fish: Lake Trout, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Rock Bass, Lake Herring, Burbot, Brown Bullhead, White Sucker, American Eel. Silver Lake is a deep lake suited to cold water species of fish, with shallow, weedy bays suited to the warm water species. This lake is stocked yearly with lake trout, and returns from these fish are quite encouraging, especially during spring and winter fishing. The warm water species are fished in the summer months with good success.

Long Lake

Description:
How to get there: South from Perth on County Rd. 1 towards Rideau Ferry to County Rd. 21. Turn towards Murphys Point Provincial Park. Turn right at Long Lake Rd. (see sign for Scout Camp) and travel 3 km.
Public access and parking at RVCA launch site on left.
The Paddle: South shore and islands more interesting. Several good lunch and swimming locations.
Watch For: Creek into wetland at east end. Interesting lichen on rock walls.
Seasonal information: Good until freeze-up.

Lower Rideau Lake

Description:
Directions: From Perth, take Hwy. 43 to public access boat launch just east of Port Elmsley. Immediately outside the village you will see a field entrance on the south hand side.

There is also a public launch located at Beveridge Locks. Look for Beveridge Locks Road, along County Road 18 (Port Elmsley Road), halfway between County Road 43 and County Road 1.

Additional paid access is also available at the RVCA boat launch on Yacht Club Road, just east of Rideau Ferry.

Fish: Lake Trout, Lake Whitefish, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Yellow Perch.

Lowney Lake

Description:
Located southeast of White Lake. Private entry only. No entry available from Crown Land.

Fish: Lm. Bass, Northern Pike, Brown Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Yellow Perch.

 

 

 

 

MacKay Lake

Description:
Located between the villages of Middleville and Tatlock. Lake is surrounded by private land, East of Darling Road and North of Galbraith Road.

 

 

 

 

Madden Lake

Description:
Located between the villages of Clayton and Tatlock, North of Halls Mills. Lake is surrounded by private land.

 

 

 

 

Mann Lake

Description:
Located East of the village of Flower Station. Lake is surrounded by private land.

 

 

 

 

 

McGowan Lake

Description:
Private entrance only through commercial campground, located on the south side of Highway #7, east of Maberly.
Fish: Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Br. Bullhead, Pumpkinseed

 

 

 

McLaren Lake

Description:
Lake is surrounded by private land West of Otty Lake. Limited public access by canoe or small watercraft from Otty Lake only.

Fish: Alewife, Black Crappie, Brown Bullhead, Burbot, Largemouth Bass, Minnows, Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, White Sucker, Yellow Bullhead, Yellow Perch

 

 

Mississippi Lake

Description:
Directions: Public access is gained by the use of the boat-launching ramp in the Municipal Park in Carleton Place on Lake Avenue West. A second launch is located off of Drummond Concession 9A. There are other boat launching facilities supplied by commercial campground operators.

Fish: Yellow pickerel, Northern pike, Smallmouth bass, Largemouth bass, Yellow perch, Yellow bullhead, Brown bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Rock bass, Bluntnose minnow, Fallfish, White sucker, American eel, Burbot, Blacknose shiner, Log perch, Johnny darter.

 

Murray Lake

Description:
Located past the end of 5th Conc. Darling. Lake is surrounded by private land.

Fish: Lake Trout, Brook Trout, Perch, Sucker, Pumpkinseed, Minnow Species

 

 

 

 

Napier Lake

Description:
Directions: From Highway #511 turn West onto Campbell’s Road. Crown land may provide unmarked public access trails to this lake from the South.

Fish: Brook Trout, Lake Trout

 

 

 

Nicholson Lake

Description:
Small lake located Southwest of the village of Clyde Forks, just West of the K&P Trail. No known entry point.

 

 

 

 

Otty Lake

Description:
Directions:
Located South of the Town of Perth. From County Road 1 (Rideau Ferry Road) head South West on County Road 21 (Elmgrove Road). Turn right on Miller Bay Road and continue to public access launch site at the South West end of the lake.

Parking is limited as turnaround must be kept clear of vehicles.

 

Paddy Lake

Description:
Directions: Take Highway #511 North of Lanark past the village of Hopetown. Head West on County Road #16 (South Lavant Road). At the village of Poland, continue West on Umpherson’s Mill Road. Turn right on to Ranger Camp Road and follow this road around the West side of Wood lake and Upper Park Lake. Turn right to head North East through Crown forest and continue to Paddy Lake. A small number of crown campsites are available with adequate parking available. Small craft & cartop lake public access.

Fish: Golden Shiner, Rainbow Trout (restocked)

Park Lake

Description:
Directions: From Hwy. 511, take County Road 16, South Lavant Road, then Umphersons Mill Road South to public access off Ranger Camp Road.

Fish: Yellow Perch, Pumpkinseed, Pike, Walleye.
The Paddle: Circumnavigate the lake. Keep track of directions for you can get lost in multitude of bays and passages. Back at launch site, go downriver under culvert (if beavers havent plugged it) to small lake with picnic island to left.

Seasonal Information: Great fall colours. Good until freeze-up.

Patterson Lake

Description:
From Highway #511, North of Lanark, head West on County Road #8 (Watsons Corners Road). Turn right to head North on 5th Concession B Dalhousie, to the South East corner of the lake. The lake is mostly surrounded by private land.
No public acces

Angling success on Patterson Lake is fair for yellow pickerel, northern pike and smallmouth bass and good for panfish. Yellow pickerel fishing is particularly good during the early morning or evening hours. Fish: Yellow pickerel, Smallmouth bass, Northern pike, Bluegill, Yellow perch, Rock bass, Pumpkinseed, White sucker, Golden shiner, Largemouth bass.

Perch Lake

Description:
Remote public access from Crown Land. Take the forest access road north from the abandoned K&P railway trail at Clyde Forks a distance of approximately 2 miles. The remainder of the road is recommended only for four wheel drive, all terrain vehicles or walking. Fish: Rainbow Trout (stocked), Perch, White Sucker, Red Belly Dace, Iowa Darter. Rainbow trout are the only gamefish species in Perch Lake. The population of rainbow trout is maintained on a put-and-take basis.

 

 

Peterwhite Lake

Description:
Located East of Highway #511, between New Road and Radley, Lane. The lake is just North of a three-tower Hydro line. Private land surrounds the West half of the lake. The East half of the lake has Crown Land public access, with unmarked trails, from the North side of New Road. ATV or snowmobile access only.

Fish: Northern Pike, Yellow Pickerel (Walleye), Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Maskinonge, Rock Bass, White Sucker, Bluntnose Minnow, Creek Chub, Bluegill, Brown Bullhead, Yellow Perch, Pumpkinseed, Golden Shiner, Banded Killifish, Common Shiner, Blacknose Shiner, American Eel, Fathead Minnow, Northern Redbelly, Dace, Brook Stickleback.

Pigeon Lake

Description:
Located North East of the village of Lavant. Public access may be provided from the County Forest along the South Western Shoreline. Access through Crown Land is unknown.

The North East portion of the lake is surrounded by private land.

 

 

 

Pike Lake

Description:
From Perth, head South West on County Road #10 (Scotch Line) past Stanleyville Road, to Civic #4205. Public access launching ramp and parking area are located at the North East end of the lake near the retaining dam on Grants Creek. A commercial trailer park and campground can also be found along the North shore of this lake.

Fish: Northern pike, Yellow pickerel, Smallmouth bass, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Brown bullhead, White sucker, Burbot, Lake Herring, Yellow perch, Golden Shiner, Black Chin Shiner, Northern Redbelly Dace, Central Mudminnow, Blacknose Shiner, Blutnose Minnow. Fishing is fairly good in summer. Ice fishing for yellow pickerel is becoming popular.

Reid Lake

Description:
Directions: Located East of Darling Road and South of Tatlock Road.
Lake is surrounded by private land.

Fish: Largemouth Bass, Perch, Pumpkinseed

 

 

 

Robb’s Lake

Description:
Directions: Located just North of the village of Tatlock, between 7th Concession Darling and Caldwell Lane. Lake is surrounded by private land.

 

 

 

 

Rock Lake

Description:
Located North of Long Lake Road, West of Otty Lake. Lake is surrounded by private land.

Fish: Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill

 

 

 

 

Samuel Lake

Description:
Located South of Tatlock Road and West of Darling Road. Lake is surrounded by private land. Crown Land parcel at the Southern end
of the lake is also surrounded by private land.

Fish: Northern Pike, Br. Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Rock Bass, Yellow Perch, White Sucker

 

 

Silver Lake

Description:
Directions: Located just North of Highway #7, approximately 5 km West of the village of Maberly. Paid public access is available at Silver Lake Provincial Park, (Provincial Park fees apply). There is also a free gravel access point on the North side of Highway #7, less than 1 km west of the Park.

Fish: American Eel, Brown Bullhead, Burbot, Lake Herring, Lake Trout, Northern Pike, Rock Bass,Smallmouth Bass, White Sucker, Yellow Perch

 

Tate Lake

Description:
Directions: Located South of the Village of Lavant and South East of Paddy’s Lake.

Fish: Brown Bullhead, Northern Pike, Minnows

 

 

 

 

Taylor Lake

Description:
From Wolfe Grove Road head north on 12th Concession C Lanark to public access site. Limited access and parking off Municipal road allowance. Small watercraft and cartop only.
Fish: Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead, White Sucker, Pumpkinseed, Rock Bass
How to get there: From Almonte, take County Rd. 16 (Wolf Grove Road) 12 km to Lanark Conc. 12. Turn north.
Launch Site: End of road.

Upper Mud Lake

Description:
Lake is surrounded by private land.

Fish: Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Yellow Perch

 

 

 

 

Upper Rideau Lake

Description:
Directions: The Upper Rideau Lake is located 60 km North of Kingston at the village of Westport. It can also be reached by watercraft via the Rideau Canal System through a series of locks from either the Big Rideau Lake, Lower Rideau Lake or the Rideau River. A number of tourist resorts and camps have been established on the system.

Public access can also be reached by following County Road #10 West of Perth then heading South on the Narrows Lock Road (County Road #14). There is a good launch on the West side before crossing the bridge. Parking is available.

White Lake

Description:
How to get there: From Perth, take County Rd. 511 almost to edge of Lanark County. Watch for boat launch sign at White Lake Rd. Go 1.4 km to 3-way split. Take left fork onto Wabalac Rd. 0.9 km, then turn right onto Wabalac Side Rd., then 0.2 km to public access boat launch.

Launch site: Gravel beach. Park at edge of lot to accomodate people with motorboat trailers.

The Paddle: Westend White Lake is like northern lakes with rocky shores, islands, wetland coves and bays. Interesting meander along shores and around islands. Several island picnic sites.

Watch For: Unusual creek opening on north shore leading to falling brook. Interesting rock formations and wild flowers. Watch for bald eagles.

Seasonal Information: Great fall colours. Good until freeze-up.