Gordon Lake

Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2023 spring phosphorus value for Gordon Lake is 7.9 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Gordon Lake since 2003 is 10.22 µg/L which is well below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely mesotropic or oligotrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Gordon Lake from 2001 to 2023 (PDF 76 KB).

General Information

Gordon has no permanent residents, but has 2 seasonal/recreational residents.

Location & Lake Characteristics
Gordon Lake is located in Fairbank township. Gordon Lake has an area of 180.0 hectares and a shoreline perimeter of 13.7 kilometres. View maps of Gordon Lake.

Watershed Information
Gordon Lake is located in the Mid Vermilion watershed. For more information on the watershed, visit the Watershed Map link.

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

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
There is currently no data for fish species.

Aquatic Insects
There is currently no data for aquatic insects.

Aquatic Plants
There is currently no data for aquatic plants