MacDonald Lake

MacDonald Lake is 38.0 hectares with a maximum depth of 10.1 meters. Northern pike are the targetable fish species present. MacDonald Lake feeds into Armit Lake from the east and provides exceptional pike fishing quality.

**Due to the nature of difficulty regarding access on backcountry lakes, launch access areas are restricted to small watercraft only.


Located 50.8 km from Swan River, MB off of PR #365 in the Porcupine Mountain Provincial Forest. The distance from trailhead to Macdonald Lake is 29.6 km. The lake is located along an old haul trail and is most commonly accessed by snowmobile in the winter months. It is not recommended to hike this trail in the summer because of length and damage created by ATVs, however, it is still possible. Because of possible logging operations, be sure to contact the nearest government office for updated information before using this road. This trail is not maintained, therefore fallen trees may complicate passage.