ELEPHANT LAKE, HARCOURT ONTARIO
Elephant Lake is located approximately 20-30 minutes northwest of Bancroft in Harcourt, Ontario. This lake of approximately 2186 acres in size and is part of the 36 mile, 3 lake chain of Benoir and Baptiste Lakes. Elephant Lake consists of approximately 22 miles of shoreline and is 1,157 feet above sea level. The maximum depth is about 23 feet with a mean depth of 6 feet. It is a large, picturesque shallow lake with a lot of weed beds consisting of milfoil and cabbage. There are approximately 100 cottages on this lake. There is very good fishing in Elephant Lake due to the shallow depth and large amount of weeds. Fish species include Muskellunge, Large Mouth Bass, Small Mouth Bass and Walleye. There are several resorts on Elephant Lake.