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.

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 12th, 2019. North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
21°C
Clear and sunny
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Caddy Lake Beach is sampled monthly from May 29th to August 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.

Manitoba Sustainable Development, has developed the Clean Beaches Program to provide valuable information to the public on how to protect Manitoba’s beautiful beaches and reduce the risk of illness to bathers.

There are about 60 beaches across Manitoba that are routinely monitored each season for E. coli and the presence of algae and the algal toxin microcystin. Beaches that exceed Manitoba’s recreational water quality objectives are posted with advisory signs at the beach and on Manitoba’s beach website at: Manitoba.ca/beaches.

Water quality samples are routinely collected during the summer months. Monitoring typically begins in June and continues at most beaches until the end of August. Frequency of sampling is determined based on recreational intensity, historic bacteria data, or in support of special projects. Swim Guide checks daily from Monday - Friday for E. coli and algae advisories.

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

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 12th, 2019. North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
21°C
Clear and sunny

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 May 29th to August 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.

Manitoba Sustainable Development, has developed the Clean Beaches Program to provide valuable information to the public on how to protect Manitoba’s beautiful beaches and reduce the risk of illness to bathers.

There are about 60 beaches across Manitoba that are routinely monitored each season for E. coli and the presence of algae and the algal toxin microcystin. Beaches that exceed Manitoba’s recreational water quality objectives are posted with advisory signs at the beach and on Manitoba’s beach website at: Manitoba.ca/beaches.

Water quality samples are routinely collected during the summer months. Monitoring typically begins in June and continues at most beaches until the end of August. Frequency of sampling is determined based on recreational intensity, historic bacteria data, or in support of special projects. Swim Guide checks daily from Monday - Friday for E. coli and algae advisories.

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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