About Patterson Lake
Patterson Lake is a warm water lake located in the Township of Lanark Highlands. It has an elevation of 200.86 kilometres above sea level. The perimeter of the lake is 11.27 kilometres and the deepest point is 15.8 metres. Patterson Lake supports a warm water fishery, in particular; Northern Pike, Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass, Common White Sucker, Bluegill, Yellow Perch, Rock Bass and Pumpkin Seed.
At last count in 1996 there were 11 residential houses, and 70 cottages on the lake.
Read Patterson Lake State of the Lake Reports
Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority and its partner, the Mississippi Valley Lake Stewardship Network, are taking action through Watershed Watch, a program designed to protect and enhance the environmental health of lakes within the watershed. The monitoring results are posted as State of the Lake Reports. Each lake in the program is sampled every five years.