Tilton 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: www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/ncov/factsheet-covid-19-environmental-cleaning.pdf?la=en





Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2018 spring phosphorus value for Tilton Lake is 6.0 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Tilton Lake since 2001 is 5.56 µg/L  which is well 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 Tilton Lake from 2001 to 2018 (PDF 187 KB).

General Information

Tilton Lake has 32 permanent residents and 41 seasonal/recreational residents.

Location & Lake Characteristics
Tilton Lake is located in Tilton township. Tilton Lake is 51.7 hectares in size and has a shoreline perimeter of 3.1 kilometres. The maximum depth of the lake is 12 metres. View maps of Tilton Lake.

Watershed Information
Tilton Lake is located in the Panache Watershed. For more information on the watershed, please click on the following link: Watershed Map.

Lake Stewardship
For information about the Tilton Lake Stewardship group,  click on the Lake Stewardship link.

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
View a list of Tilton Lake's documented fish species.

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.