Caddy Lake Beach

Whiteshell Provincial Park, Manitoba

Caddy Lake, part of Whiteshell Provincial Park and named after J.S. Caddy, a construction engineer with the Canadian Pacific Railway, is famous for its 3 canoe routes; Caddy Lake, Whiteshell River and Mantario. On the Caddy Lake route, paddlers can travel through rock tunnels constructed from the days of the establishment of the railroad that connect the lake to South and North Cross Lakes. These routes are also accessible by motorboat. A boat launch is available, along with group and picnic areas. Boat, canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals are available nearby. The area is also known for good fishing along the rocky shores; common catches include walleye, smallmouth bass, northern pike and yellow perch. The Lily Pond, just west of the lake, and the McGillivray Falls and Whiteshell River self-guided hiking trails also offer other recreational opportunities. Image credits: @alexreece via Instagram.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 9th, 2020. North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 12th, 2020 at 3:09 PM.
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Current Weather
30°C
Mostly clear
Monitoring Frequency

Caddy Lake Beach is sampled monthly from June 20th to October 1st.

Source Information

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.
Report algal blooms in Manitoba at forms.gov.mb.ca/algal_report/index.html.


If the geometric mean of E. coli samples exceeds Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL and/or when a single sample contains more than 400 bacteria/100 mL the beach is re-sampled.

A beach is marked Green when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is below Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is above Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.

Water Quality Graph

Caddy Lake Beach

Whiteshell Provincial Park, Manitoba

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 9th, 2020. North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 12th, 2020 at 3:09 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
30°C
Mostly clear

Caddy Lake, part of Whiteshell Provincial Park and named after J.S. Caddy, a construction engineer with the Canadian Pacific Railway, is famous for its 3 canoe routes; Caddy Lake, Whiteshell River and Mantario. On the Caddy Lake route, paddlers can travel through rock tunnels constructed from the days of the establishment of the railroad that connect the lake to South and North Cross Lakes. These routes are also accessible by motorboat. A boat launch is available, along with group and picnic areas. Boat, canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals are available nearby. The area is also known for good fishing along the rocky shores; common catches include walleye, smallmouth bass, northern pike and yellow perch. The Lily Pond, just west of the lake, and the McGillivray Falls and Whiteshell River self-guided hiking trails also offer other recreational opportunities. Image credits: @alexreece via Instagram.

Monitoring Frequency

Caddy Lake Beach is sampled monthly from June 20th to October 1st.

Source Information

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.
Report algal blooms in Manitoba at forms.gov.mb.ca/algal_report/index.html.


If the geometric mean of E. coli samples exceeds Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL and/or when a single sample contains more than 400 bacteria/100 mL the beach is re-sampled.

A beach is marked Green when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is below Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is above Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.

Water Quality Graph

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