Big Basswood Lake is located in the middle of the District of Algoma which is a veritable paradise for the lovers of fishing, hunting, and the great outdoors. The surrounding country is as wild as nature made it and abounds in lakes, rivers, and streams.
Surrounded by beautiful landscapes of the Canadian Shield, Big Basswood Lake depth is about 70meters at its deepest and is widely known for its clear waters with a depth visibility of 10meters.
Big Basswood Lake is one of several immediate residing lakes of Bright Lake, Clear Lake, Red Rock Lake, Little Basswood Lake, Birch Lake, Cranberry Lake, Brownlee Lake, Foot Lake, and of course Lake Huron. Many cottages are owned by locals nearby who frequent the area for summers and weekends (the local lingo for cottages is simply 'camp').
The bays of Boyles Bay and Phillips Bay are on the western side of Big Basswood Lake.
Water Details of Big Basswood Lake
FedBy: Acre Lake, lake bottom springs
DrainsInto: Mississagi River, through Iron Bridge, just west of Blind River, and finally into Lake Huron
Estimated Number of Cottages: 100