Lake Doré

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Lake Doré
Location North Algona-Wilberforce,
Renfrew County
Ontario
Coordinates 45°37′03″N 77°06′54″W / 45.61750°N 77.11500°W / 45.61750; -77.11500Coordinates: 45°37′03″N 77°06′54″W / 45.61750°N 77.11500°W / 45.61750; -77.11500
Primary inflows Biedermans Creek
Black Creek
Spring Creek
Primary outflows Snake River
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 8 km (5.0 mi)
Max. width 5 km (3.1 mi)
Max. depth 18 m (59 ft)
Surface elevation 142 m (466 ft)
Lake Doré is located in Ontario
Lake Doré
Location of Lake Doré in Ontario

Lake Doré is a freshwater lake in the township of North Algona-Wilberforce, Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of the community of Eganville in the neighbouring township of Bonnechere Valley.

Geography[edit]

The lake is about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) long and 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) wide, and is only about 18 metres (59 ft) at its deepest.[citation needed] The primary inflows are Black Creek and Spring Creek at the west, and Biedermans Creek at the north. The primary outflow is the Snake River at the northeast, which flows via the Muskrat River into the Ottawa River. There are two named bays, Millers Bay at the south and Smiths Bay at the southwest. There are also two named points: Church Point at the southwest and MacDonalds Point at the northwest.

Settlements[edit]

The community of Lake Dore is at the northeast tip of the lake at the Snake River outflow. The community of Letts Corners is just to the south.

Transportation[edit]

Ontario Highway 41 travels along the south shore of the lake.

Recreation[edit]

Lake Dore Provides cottagers with ample opportunities for recreational boating and fishing. The lake has a population of Large Mouth Bass and Small Mouth Bass. Northern Pike are also caught by anglers on this lake . There are three boat ramps on the lake.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Points of Interest Within the Township". North Algona Wilberforce Township. 2004. Retrieved 2010-07-13. 

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