Crooked Lake

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 2018 spring phosphorus value for Crooked Lake is 18.3 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Crooked Lake since 2003 is 11.34 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 2018 (PDF 116 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

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.