Waterhen Lake (Manitoba)

Waterhen Lake is a lake in Manitoba, Canada, located about 300 km north of the provincial capital of Winnipeg, between Lake Winnipeg and Lake Winnipegosis.[1]

Waterhen Lake
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Location of Waterhen Lake east of Lake Winnipegosis
Waterhen Lake is located in Manitoba
Waterhen Lake
Waterhen Lake
Coordinates52°6′12″N 99°33′30″W / 52.10333°N 99.55833°W / 52.10333; -99.55833Coordinates: 52°6′12″N 99°33′30″W / 52.10333°N 99.55833°W / 52.10333; -99.55833
Primary inflowsWest Waterhen River, Little Waterhen River
Primary outflowsWaterhen River (to Lake Manitoba)
Basin countriesCanada

From Long Island Bay at the southeast end of Lake Winnipegosis the West Waterhen and Little Waterhen rivers flow north about 16 km (10 miles) into Waterhen Lake then the Waterhen River flows south 22 km (13.5 miles) into the northern end of Lake Manitoba.[2]

Waterhen Indian Reserve No. 45, aka "Waterhen", which is the reserve community of the Skownan First Nation, is located on its south shore.[3]


  1. ^ "Waterhen Lake". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada.
  2. ^ "Google Maps Distance Calculator". Retrieved 2014-12-22.
  3. ^ Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Reserve/Settlement/Village Detail