Eagle Lake is located 14 kms north of the town of Haliburton off Highway 118 and then via County Road 14 (Eagle Lake Road)
The Redstone River flows in and out of Eagle Lake, which is controlled by a water level damn at both the entrance and exit of the lake.
Elevation: 343 m (1143 ft)
Surface Area: 235 ha (588 acres)
Mean Depth: 6.8 m (22.9 ft)
Max Depth: 24 m (80 ft)
Perimeter: 10 km (6 miles)
Latitude: 45° 08’ 00” N
Longitude: 78° 31’ 00” W
Smallmouth bass are the most predominant sportfish found in the lake. There is also a natural population of lake trout. Please check regulations before fishing, as there are slot size and other special angling restrictions in place to protect fragile lake trout stocks.
The Haliburton County Snowmobile Association (HCSA) has over 350 kms of groomed trails through the area and some magnificent scenery. There is a marked lake trail across Moose and Eagle Lakes that connects to the main B trail. The B trail also connects to the E trail to the southeast of Basshaunt Lake and provides access to the Paudash Trails as well.
On the shores of Eagle Lake, you will find Sir Sam’s Inn, which was once the estate of Sir Samuel Hughes. Today, Sir Sam’s Inn, a couples resort and country inn, offers a variety of accommodations, fabulous dining, a waterspa and also hosts weddings and conferences.
There is also plenty of recreational fun to be had at Sir Sam’s Ski & Bike. Enjoy a great variety of mountain bike trails for all levels of ability, along with spectacular views of Eagle Lake from the chairlift. In the winter months there is downhill skiing and boarding available at the facility with 14 groomed runs, rental shop, pro shop, snow school, X course, snow park and much more.
Eagle Lake Country Market is open 7 days a week, year round for your shopping convenience, featuring a full line of grocery items, LCBO store, gas and propane.