Linton 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 Linton Lake is 6.9 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Linton Lake since 2003 is 5.08 µg/L which falls below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely oligotrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Linton Lake from 2003 to 2018 (PDF 200 KB).

General Information

Linton Lake has no permanent or seasonal/recreational residents.

Location and Lake Characteristics
Linton Lake is located in Broder township. Linton Lake has an area of 27.7 hectares and a shoreline perimetre of 4.7 kilometres. The maximum depth is 16 metres. View maps of Linton Lake.

Watershed Map
Linton Lake is located in the East Wanapitei River watershed. For more information on the watershed, visit the following link: Watershed Map.

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

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
For more information, view the list of Linton Lake's documented fish species.

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.