Little Raft 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 2015 spring phosphorus value for Little Raft Lake is 8.0 µg/L, which is 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 Little Raft Lake from 2001to 2015 (PDF 5 KB).

General Information

Little Raft Lake has 1 permanent resident and 7 seasonal/recreational residents.

Location and Lake Characteristics
Little Raft Lake is located in Broder township. Little Raft Lake has an area of 19.7 kilometres and a shoreline perimeter of 2.3 kilometres. The maximum depth of Little Raft Lake is 3 metres. View maps of Little Raft Lake.

Watershed Information
Little Raft Lake is located in the East Wanapitei River Watershed. For more information on the watershed, visti 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 detailed information on the different fish species found in Greater Sudbury lakes 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.