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Sharbot Lake


There are no dedicated bicycle trails at Sharbot Lake but bicycles are permitted on campground roads.


Listen for the haunting call of the loon on the lake and for the songs of warblers, Eastern Phoebes, Scarlet Tanagers, Barred Owls and Red-Shouldered Hawks in the woods.


Sharbot Lake, with its docks, is ideal for large boats and waterskiing. Black Lake is more suitable for smaller boats. Canoes can be rented in the park.


Paddle on the sheltered waters of Black Lake or tackle the larger Sharbot Lake. A short portage connects the two bodies of water. Canoes can be rented in the park.

Discovery Program

Join park staff for a Discovery Drop-in during the months of July & August. Bring along your Discovery Activity Book (or pick one up at the Drop-in), and use the equipment and materials provided to explore the park, observe plants and animals, and discover the wonders of nature. Be sure to share your observations with park staff, take the Discovery Ranger Pledge and receive your very own Discover Ranger Button! For more information keep an eye out for weekly calendar of events posted throughout the park.


Walleye, bass, Northern Pike, perch and sunfish can be found in both Black and Sharbot Lakes. Lake Trout are found in Sharbot Lake.


Discovery Trail - 1.2 km loop, 1hour, moderate
Follow this trail along the ridge of land that divides Black Lake and Sharbot Lake through stands of maple, oak and birch and see a dramatic change in topography. From the top of the ridge you can see both lakes.

Ridgeview Trail - 0.5 km return, 30 minutes, easy to moderate
This trail climbs the ridge that divides Black Lake from Sharbot Lake. There is one steep climb before you reach the top and a spectacular view.


Two sandy beaches located on Black Lake are great for swimming.