Ril Lake is located approximately 2 hours north of Toronto, in the Township of Lake of Bays, Muskoka. Part of Ontario’s cottage country, the area is a popular destination for cottagers, tourists and people looking to relocate permantently. About 7 kilometers from the village of Baysville, at the southern end of Lake of Bays, one will find the lake which is home to a wide range of wildlife, and birds, including: hummingbirds, loons, ducks, and herons. The south-western area of the lake is less developed. Approximately 25% of the land is crown land.
The perimeter of the lake is about 12 kilometers, while the surface area of the lake is about 144 hectares, with a maximum depth of 9.1 meters and a median depth of 3.4 meters. The water level in the lake is not regulated.
Access to Ril Lake is via North Ril Lake Road.
Major fish species in the lake are: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Rock Bass, Brook Trout and Yellow Perch.
The Lake is home to an active Cottagers Association. The goals of the association are as follows:
- To foster preservation of the pristine character of the lake environment.
- To serve as a focal point for lake stewardship and improvement projects.
- To provide information concerning matters related to the lake community.
- To provide a forum for lake users to meet and to get to know each other.
~ Ril Lake Cottage Association
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While cottages do come up for sale on The Lake, there is the possibility that none are currently available through the MLS system. Please contact us directly for more cottages for sale or visit the Muskoka Listings page for all cottages and homes for sale in Muskoka.
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