Serving Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough & Durham 
Kawartha Kelli & Company Royal Heritage Realty Ltd. Brokerage BOBCAYGEON, ON K0M1A0
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Balsam Lake

Balsam Lake - Bobcaygeon Real Estate

Located in the picturesque Kawarthas, Balsam Lake is an all-season recreational area on the Trent-Severn Waterway. In summer, swim at a clean, safe beaches, hike the many area trails, fish for bass, sail and windsurf. Come in spring for wildflowers and in October for autumn glory.





Balsam Lake Facts

44° 36'
Common Tree Species
Cedar, White Birch, White Spruce,
White Pine, Oak, Hard Maple
78° 50'
Sparse sandy loam
Aquatic Vegetation
common cattail, white waterlily, grasses, sedges, bulrush, sweet gale, leatherleaf, algae
Granite, Sedimentary
256 m or 841 ft ±
Fish Species
muskellunge, white sucker,
brown bullhead, rock bass,
pumpkinseed, smallmouth bass,
yellow perch, walleye, largemouth bass
Max. Depth
14.9 m or 49 ft
Mean Depth
5 m or 16.3 ft
4664.8 hectares or 11526.8 acres
Shoreline Length
Lake: 63.6 kilometers or 39.5 miles
Island: 15.1 km or 9.4 mi
Interesting Fact: Balsam Lake is tied with Mitchell for the Kawartha Lake with the highest elevation above sea level at 256.3 m!