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Bobs Lake
Bobs Lake is located in Ontario
Bobs Lake
Bobs Lake
Location in Ontario
Location Ontario, Canada
Coordinates 44°40′52″N 76°35′16″W / 44.68111°N 76.58778°W / 44.68111; -76.58778
Type Lake
Part of St. Lawrence River drainage basin
Primary inflows Eagle Creek (Ontario), Fish Creek (Ontario)
Max. length 16 km (9.9 mi)
Max. width 5 km (3.1 mi)
Surface area 32.22 km2 (12.44 sq mi)
Surface elevation 162 m (531 ft)

Bobs Lake is a lake in Frontenac County and Lanark County in Eastern Ontario, Canada. It is in the St. Lawrence River drainage basin and is the source of the Tay River.


The vast majority of the lake is in geographic Bedford Township, part of the municipality of South Frontenac, with a small tip of Mill Bay at the north in geographic Oso Township, Central Frontenac; both municipalities are in Frontenac County. The northeastern end of the lake is in geographic South Sherbrooke Township, part of the municipality of Tay Valley in Lanark County.

The primary inflow, at the northeast. The primary outflow, at the community of Bolingbroke at the northeast and controlled by a dam, is the Tay River. The Tay River flows via the Rideau River and Ottawa River to the Saint Lawrence River.

The lake has an area of 7,962 acres (32 km2).


Counterclockwise from the river mouth

  • Davern Creek
  • Eagle Creek
  • Fish Creek
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