Oxtongue Lake is located in the most northern area of the Township of Algonquin Highlands. Close to Algonquin Provincial Park and Oxtongue Rapids Park, the lake is known to be clean and ideal for swimming, canoeing, boating and kayaking.
Named in 1853 by Alexander Murray, it wasn’t until the 1900’s that people began to visit and take advantage of the natural beauty and peacefulness of the area.
A deep lake, with predominately sandy shorelines, Oxtongue Lake is simply a wondrous work of nature. Considered an in stream lake, the lake connects Algonquin Park & Lake of Bays. While the maximum depth on the lake is approximately 27 meters, the south end of the lake can be shallow. These shallow waters allow the visitor / cottagers opportunities for amazing encouters with nature. Canoe, kayak or paddle boarders should take time to explore all the inlets and crannies on this lake. The water levels are not regulated. Surrounded by vast amounts of crown land the beauty is astounding, and there is an abundance of wildlife.
A public boat launch on Oxtongue Lake is located at: 1686 Harris Road.
The closet towns are Dwight , Dorset and Huntsville Ontario.
For the Lake Data Sheet, please click here.
To view properties of interest please contact The Parker Team 705-349-0054