Little Panache

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 Little Lake Panache is 8.1 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Little Panache since 2001 is 11.43 µg/L which falls below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L, indicating that the lake is likely mesotrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Little Panache from 2001 to 2018 (PDF 188 KB).

Report Card
Download or print a detailed copy of the Little Lake Panache Report Card, which outlines the characteristics and water quality of Little Lake Panache (PDF 76.9 KB).

Shoreline Classification Project

For more information on the types of shorelines, view your lake's shoreline classification (PDF 703 KB).

General Information

Little Lake Panache has 49 permanent residents and 70 seasonal/recreational residents.

Location and Lake Characteristics
Little Panache is located in the Louise and Dieppe townships. Little Panache has an area of 102.9 hectares and a shoreline perimeter of 6.9 kilometres. Depth measurements differ greatly between the two parts of the lake; the area to the east of the highway has an average depth of about 5 metres and a maximum depth of 10 metres, while the area to the west has an estimated average depth of 16 metres and a maximum depth of 27 metres. View maps of Little Lake Panache.

Watershed Information
Little Lake Panache is located in the Panache Watershed. For more information on the watershed, visit the following link: Watershed Map.

Lake Stewardship
For more information about the Little Lake Panache Property Owners Association, visit the Lake Stewardship link.

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
For more inforamtion, view the list of Little Lake Panache's documented fish species.

Aquatic Insects
For more information, view the list of aquatic insects documented in Little Lake Panache.

Aquatic Plants
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.