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Wizard Lake
Location Leduc County, Alberta
Type Eutrophic
Primary outflows Conjuring Creek
Catchment area 29.8 km2 (11.5 sq mi)
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 11.3 km (7.0 mi)
Max. width 0.5 km (0.31 mi)
Surface area 2.48 km2 (0.96 sq mi)
Average depth 6.2 m (20 ft)
Max. depth 11.0 m (36.1 ft)
Residence time 14 years
Surface elevation 789 m (2,589 ft)
References Atlas of Alberta Lakes

Wizard Lake is a lake in Alberta, Canada located 17 km (11 mi) south of Calmar. It is a popular recreation spot due to its proximity to Edmonton.

Geography

Wizard Lake is a relatively small lake. The bottom is mostly rock and has a shallow depth with the average being only 6.2 m (20 ft). "The Point" is a nickname for the narrowest and most sandy part of the lake which is a good swimming spot.

Amenities

Wizard Lake is home to Jubilee Campground which has 100 stalls (33 power, 67 Natural) in total. The lake has recently been refitted on the east shore for a public swimming location.

Activities

  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Snowmobiling
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