Crooked Lake

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.


Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2019 spring phosphorus value for Crooked Lake is 14.0 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Crooked Lake since 2003 is 11.58 µg/L which falls below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely mesotrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Crooked Lake from 2003 to 2019 (PDF 8 KB).

Shoreline Classification Project

For more information on the health of Crooked lake shoreline, view the map of the  lake's shorelines (PDF 515 KB).

General Information

Population
Crooked Lake has 11 permanent residents and 14 seasonal/recreational residents.

Location & Lake Characteristics
Crooked Lake is located in Broder township. Crooked Lake has an area of 26.3 hectares in size and a shoreline perimeter of 3.9 kilometres. The maximum depth of Crooked Lake is 8 metres. View maps of Crooked Lake.

Watershed Information
Crooked Lake is located in the Upper Junction Creek Watershed. For more information on the watershed, follow the Watershed Map link.

Lake Stewardship
For information regarding the Lake Stewardship groups in Greater Sudbury or for more information on how to start your own lake association, visit Lake Stewardship link.

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
Crooked Lake has one documented fish species: Iowa Darter.
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),  visit the Aquatic Insects Information section of our website.

Aquatic Plants
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.