Robinson 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 2017 spring phosphorus value for Robinson Lake is 10.8 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Robinson Lake since 2001 is 19.2 µg/L which is just below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely mesotrophic or eutrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Robinson Lake from 2001-2017 (PDF 173 KB).

Report Card
Download or print a detailed copy of the Robinson Lake Report Card, which outlines characteristics and water quality of Robinson Lake ( PDF 73.6 KB).

General Information

Robinson Lake has 38 permanent residents and no seasonal/recreational residents.

Location & Lake Characteristics
Robinson Lake is located in McKim township. Robinson Lake is 33.6 hectares in size and has a shoreline perimeter of 2.8 kilometres. The maximum depth is 2 metres. View maps of Robinson Lake.

Watershed Information
Robinson Lake is located in the Ramsey 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
View a list of Robinson Lake's documented fish species.

Aquatic Insects
View a list of aquatic insects documented in Robinson Lake.

Aquatic Plants
View a list of aquatic plants documented in Robinson Lake.