South Steeprock Lake

South Steeprock Lake is 470 hectares with a maximum depth of 6.0 meters. Northern pike are the targetable fish species present. South Steeprock is a stunning backcountry waterbody with multiple islands, bays and inlets. The lake is most commonly fished during winter and is known to produce trophy pike.

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


Located 70.7 km from Swan River, MB off of PR #365 in the Porcupine Mountain Provincial Forest. The distance from the canoe/snowmobile route trailhead to South Steeprock Lake is 6.1 km. The lake is typically accessible by canoe in the summer or by snowmobile in the winter months. The snowmobile and/or portage routes are not maintained, and therefore fallen trees may complicate passage. Additionally, anglers can access the lake via the Vini Lake access. The trail is approximately 7 km starting from the Vini Lake trailhead and crosses Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation land. Users are advised to contact the lands manager for permission to cross land.