Beaver Lake (Big)
COVID-19 Update – July 16, 2021
|As of Friday, July 16, Greater Sudbury will enter step three of the Province’s Roadmap to Reopen. The roadmap outlines a three-step plan to safely and gradually ease public health measures and reopen the province.
Seven municipal beaches are open with lifeguard supervision from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2019 spring phosphorus value for Big Beaver Lake was 14.9 ug/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Big Beaver Lake since 2001 is 15.9 ug/L which is below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 ug/L and indicates that this lake is likely mesotrophic.
For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Big Beaver Lake from 2001-2019 (PDF 391 KB).
Location & Lake Characteristics
Big Beaver Lake is located in Lorne township. Big Beaver Lake has an area of 20.10 hectares and a shoreline perimeter of 2.90 kilometres.
Big Beaver Lake is in the lower Vermilion watershed. For more information on the watershed, please click on the following Watershed Map link.
For information regarding the Beaver Lake Stewardship group, please click on the Lake Stewardship link.
For more detailed information on the different fish species found in Greater Sudbury follow the fish link.
For more information about macro invertebrates (aquatic insects), please visit the Aquatic Insects Information section of the website.
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.