Manitouwabing Lake got its name from Ojibway Indian family group who frequented the area. In the early settlement days, the lake provided transportation for lumber companies and the power of falling water at the upper and lower ends was harnessed to run grist, woolen and saw mills. Homesteads where cleared in the surrounding fertile clay soil.
Located less than 31 kms from Parry Sound, service roads are abundant making Mantiouwabing a popular lake for cottages. The lake occupies 3,088 acres with a perimeter shoreline of 94 kms featuring many inlets, points and bays which make it a fantastic location for cottages with unique view points. The lake is essentially shallow a summertime surface water temperature of 21 degrees Celsius.
If you plan to make a recreational investment here, where better to start than the Ridge at Manitou, Manitouwabing Lake’s most compelling social focal point. Here is where friendships begin and last a life time.