Simon 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 Simon Lake is 34.2 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Simon Lake since 2001 is 38.22 µg/L  which is above the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is eutrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Simon Lake from 2001-2018 (PDF 188 KB).

Shoreline Classification Project

View your lakes's shoreline classification (PDF 577 KB).

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General Information

Simon Lake has 154 permanent residents and 1 seasonal/recreational resident.

Location & Lake Characteristics
Simon Lake is located in Graham township. Simon Lake is 102.0 hectares in size and has a shoreline perimeter of 6.2 kilometres. The maximum depth of Simon Lake is 12 metres. View maps of Simon Lake.

Watershed Information
Simon Lake is located in the Lower Junction Creek watershed. For more information on the watershed, please click on the following link: Watershed Map.

Lake Stewardship
Click on the Simon Lake Community Stewardship Group link to obtain information about the stewardship group and its activities.

For more 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
For more detailed information on the different fish species found in Greater Sudbury follow the fish link.

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

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