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2023, picture perfect, the beauty of fall on Hay Bay
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Baptiste Lake is the largest lake in Hastings County, it is 1154ft (350m) above sea level, with a surface area of 5,254 acres (2,126 hectares), a maximum depth of 103ft (31m), an average depth of 17.4ft and the perimeter of the lake is 38.3 miles.

Water level: iced over
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This site is an accummulation of over a decade of historical photo collections and community information. The information has been provided from your local neighbours.