Red Deer Lake

Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2023 spring phosphorus value for Red Deer Lake is 16.4 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Red Deer Lake since 2003 is 18.49 µg/L which is near the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely mesotrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Red Deer Lake from 2001 to 2023 (PDF 75 KB)

Red Deer Lake has 52 permanent residents and 60 seasonal/recreational residents.

Location & Lake Characteristics
Red Deer Lake is located in Cleland township, near the town of Wahnapitae. Red Deer Lake is 158.1 hectares in size and has a shoreline perimeter of 19.0 kilometres. View maps of Red Deer Lake.

Watershed Information
Red Deer Lake is located in Red Deer watershed. For more information on the watershed, please click on 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, please click on the Lake Stewardship link.

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
There is currently no data for fish species.

Aquatic Insects
There is currently no data for aquatic insects.

Aquatic Plants
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.