Maps of Vermilion Lake

COVID-19 Update – June 11, 2021

As of Friday, June 11, Greater Sudbury will enter step one of the Province’s Roadmap to Reopen. The roadmap outlines a three-step plan to safely and gradually ease public health measures and reopen the province. 

Seven municipal beaches are set to open with lifeguard supervision beginning Saturday, June 19, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Township Map

Vermilion Lake is located in Fairbank Township, approximately 33 kilometres west of downtown Sudbury.

UTM Coordinates:   
Easting  467532, Northing  5151144


Watershed Map

Vermilion Lake is located in the Mid-Vermilion Watershed.  The drainage basins' topography is characterized by rugged Precambrian terrain, which covers an area of about 2850 km2.  778 km2 are in the Onaping River watershed below the influence of Bannerman Creek, while the remainder is in the Vermilion River watershed. 

For more information on the watershed, and on the data obtained for this lake, please click on the following link: Watershed Map

Bathymetric Map

Vermilion Lake is 1126.6 hectares in size with a shoreline perimeter of 32.4 kilometers.  The maximum depth of Vermilion Lake is 12 meters (40 feet).  The level and outflow volume of Vermilion Lake are controlled by the Stobie dam, which is located at the east end outlet.