Mud 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 Mud Lake is 35 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Mud Lake since 2001 is 46.43 µg/L which is well above the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely eutrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Mud Lake from 2001-2018 (PDF 187 KB).

Shoreline Classification Project

View your lake's shoreline classification (PDF 661 KB).

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General Information

Mud Lake has 71 permanent residents and no seasonal/recreational residents.

Location & Lake Characteristics
Mud Lake is located in Waters township. Mud Lake has an area of 47.8 hectares and a shoreline perimeter of 4.20 kilometres.

Watershed Information
Mud Lake is located in the Lower Junction Creek 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 detailed information on the different fish species found in Greater Sudbury 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.