Welcome to Kennebec Lake

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Kennebec Lake is located in Central Frontenac, off highway 7, north of Arden, Ont (approximately 20 km west of Sharbot Lake). The lake is approximately 14 km long and is "home" to over 200 seasonal and permanent residents.

The Kennebec Lake Association is a group formed to represent residents of the Kennebec watershed. Its mission is to preserve and enhance:

  • Water Quality
  • Air Quality
  • Peace and Tranquility
  • Nature and Wildlife
  • Lifestyle

    The association acts to monitor the health of the lake and its ecosystems, organize community events, monitor lake issues such as taxes, interface with Municipal council and generally keep both seasonal and year-round residents informed of important developments.

    Recent Updates - Fall 2016

    The following new articles have been added to Merriams' Corner:

    Feature Article: Can Dams Fix Our Water Levels?

    Cats and Birds

    Having Your Trees Cleaned

    New and Updated web links

    October 2016 Foca Elert

    A Shoreline Owner's Guide to Healthy Waterfronts (FOCA - 2015 revised edition)

    Managing Your Waterfront Property in a Changing Climate (FOCA - 2016)

    Water Levels

    In the summer of 2016 Kennebec Lake experienced historically low water levels and was under a "Low Water Conditions Level 3" advisory. For more details see
    Kennebec Lake Low Water Level Overview

    The Kennebec lake water level data is updated up until October 2016 and are available online:
    Kennebec Lake Relative Water Levels 2006 to 2016

    Kennebec Lake Water Levels: Highs and Lows 2006 to 2016

    Feature Photo: Unusually low water levels reveal rare 'Rock Croc' profile