Beaver Lake (Little)

COVID Update:

No lifeguard supervision will take place at municipal beaches. 

Washroom facilities at the following waterfront areas will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, beginning Friday, June 26:
•    Bell Park Main Beach
•    Capreol Public Beach (portable washrooms)
•    Kalmo Beach
•    Meatbird Lake Park
•    Moonlight Beach
•    Nepawhin Lake Park
•    Whitewater Lake Park 

Washrooms will be maintained by Parks Services staff, in line with the Cleaning and Disinfection for Public Settings guidelines set out by Public Health Ontario. The guidelines can be found here:





Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2017 spring phosphorus value for Little Beaver Lake is 22.5 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Little Beaver Lake is 21.9 µg/L which is above the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely mesotrophic or eutrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Little Beaver Lake from 2001-2017 (PDF 171 KB).

General Information

Location & Lake Characteristics
Little Beaver Lake is located in Lorne township. Little Beaver Lake is 16.90 hectares in size and has a shoreline perimeter of 2.4 kilometres.

Watershed Information
Little Beaver Lake is located in the Lower Vermilion River watershed. For more information on the watershed, please click on the Watershed Map link.

Lake Stewardship
For information regarding the Beaver Lake Stewardship Group, please click on the Lake Stewardship link.

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
For more detailed information on the different fish species found in Greater Sudbury follow the fish link.

Aquatic Insects
For more information about macro invertebrates (aquatic insects), please visit the Aquatic Insects Information section of our website.

Aquatic Plants
There is currently no data for aquatic plants