Little Raft Lake

COVID-19 Update – July 16, 2021

As of Friday, July 16, Greater Sudbury will enter step three of the Province’s Roadmap to Reopen. The roadmap outlines a three-step plan to safely and gradually ease public health measures and reopen the province.

Seven municipal beaches are open with lifeguard supervision from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

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.