Mayo Lake


Mayo Lake is located in Mayo township about 30 minutes East of Bancroft. Mayo Lake has about 197 hectares of surface area with a maximum depth of about 38 meters. 83% crown land surrounding. It is part of a 2 lake chain including Gin Lake. Mayo Lake is a beautiful lake with a limestone base. There is a public boat launch located off Mayo Lake Road. Fish species include Lake Trout and Bass.

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  • Tracy Little Reply

    Can you camp on Mayo Lake?
    Used to go to a cottage on a small island on Mayo Lake when I was little. Late 70’s. The boy scouts used to camp just across from the cottage at the top of some high rocks. Used to have to take the boat over to the cottage. It had a front dock and covered boat launch with a small beach to the right and at the back was the boat house and another dock and boat launch. Loved it there.
    Would like to find a place to camp on Mayo Lake if possible.

    December 30, 2019 at 2:40 pm
    • Ryan Reply

      The lake is 83% crown land meaning you can camp on it. There are some sites set up on Mayo and Gin Lake on said crown land. Use the crown land atlas if you want to see which parts of the lake is crown.

      March 12, 2020 at 7:07 pm
      • Tracy Reply

        Just saw this now. Thank you Ryan

        April 25, 2020 at 4:39 pm
  • Tracy Reply

    Just saw this now. Thank you Ryan

    April 25, 2020 at 4:40 pm
  • Bill Reply

    Where is the public boat launch located on Mayo Lake?

    September 6, 2022 at 10:49 am

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