Bonnie Lake (Alberta)

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Bonnie Lake
Bonnie Lake Alberta.jpg
Location Smoky Lake County, Alberta
Coordinates 54°09′03″N 111°51′50″W / 54.15083°N 111.86389°W / 54.15083; -111.86389Coordinates: 54°09′03″N 111°51′50″W / 54.15083°N 111.86389°W / 54.15083; -111.86389
Lake type Hyper-Eutrophic
Primary outflows Stony Creek
Catchment area 49.6 km2 (19.2 sq mi)
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 5 km (3.1 mi)
Max. width 1.2 km (0.75 mi)
Surface area 3.77 km2 (1.46 sq mi)[1]
Average depth 3.1 m (10 ft)
Max. depth 6.1 m (20 ft)
Surface elevation 648 m (2,126 ft)

Bonnie Lake is a small lake in Alberta, Canada. It is located 6 km (3.7 mi) outside of Vilna, Alberta, north of Highway 28, and is part of the North Saskatchewan River basin.

The lake has a surface of 3.77 km2 (1.46 sq mi) and reaches a maximum depth of 6.1 m (20 ft), while the average depth is 3.1 m (10 ft). Bonnie Lake drains a total area of 49.6 km2 (19.2 sq mi).[1] The lake drains through its south shore into Stony Creek which empties into the North Saskatchewan River.

There is a small camp ground with 25 sites, power, and a beach, managed as the Bonnie Lake Provincial Recreation Area. There are very few fish in the lake, but there is a large number of birds on the lake. There is also a small golf course very close to the lake.

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