Minnow Lake


Outdoor Activities

Minnow Lake is surrounded by greenery, lush forests and an incredible conservation area. Take your kids to the local conservation area for some boating, kayaking, canoeing and fishing. Feel like a hike? Enjoy a beautiful hike at the conservation area on Minnow Lake trail, or other incredible hikes located throughout Minnow lake, like Dorset blueberry mountain. Minnow Lake also has Moonlight Beach. Bring the whole family out to enjoy the sandy beach and clear fresh water. 

Moonlight beach is the perfect Sudbury beach to bring your friends and family. It  is located on the eastern shore of Ramsey Lake and offers over 700 ft of shoreline. It also offers park trails, leisure areas, free parking, a playground, and picnic benches. Lifeguards are on duty from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the summer months.


Carmichael arena in Minnow lake has a great arena that hosts recreational hockey, ice skating and public skating . Carmichael arena also includes an outdoor rink for those who prefer the outdoors and an outdoor skate park for avid skateboarders.


Minnow Lake has a variety of stores for everyone including; Marc and Cora’s convenience, Ministic craft co, Green north gardening services. Looking for a great place for homemade food? Head over to The Trough for some “extreme” food. If you’re in need of a place to stay overnight, Minnow lake has a cosy motel, Moonlight Inn and suites, which is located right in the centre of Minnow lake. It’s only a few minutes drive away from Moonlight beach and the new sudbury centre. 


Minnow lake has four different schools to choose from, with three different school boards in Sudbury – Rainbow District School Board, Sudbury Catholic School Board and Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario. Here is a list of Monnow lake local schools:


Pius XII elementary school

Westmount ave public schools

Adamsdale Public School 

École Saint-Pierre

Child Care Centres

Minnow lake includes a variety of child care options, these include:


Minnow Lake New Sudbury Cooperative Nursery School

Minnow Lake EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Cedar Park Daycare

Laurentian Child and Family Centre- CGS Licensed Child Care

Garderie touche à tout

EarlyON Minnow Lake at Pius XII Catholic School

OCOF Minnow Lake


There are many different parks situated all throughout Minnow lake. Here’s a list of them: 


Autumnwood Playground Tot Lot, Autumnwood Crescent

Carmichael Playground, 1388 Bellevue Avenue

Carmichael Playground, 1388 Bellevue Avenue

Claude Charbonneau Park, 600 Percy Avenue

Dorsett Tot Lot, Dorsett Drive

East End Playground, 2765 Rheal Street

Lonsdale Playground, 811 Lonsdale Avenue

Moonlight Ridge Tot Lot, Solstice Street

Morel Family Foundation Playground, 270 Second Avenue

Redwood Playground, 191 Jeanine Street

Ridgemount Playground, 3088 Claude Street

Hazelton Tot Lot, Shelbourne Street

United Way Playground (formerly Moonlight Beach)

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