Winefred Lake is a large lake in east-northern Alberta, Canada. It is located in southern Wood Buffalo, in a remote area between Cold Lake and Fort McMurray, and has a total area of 122.8 km2 (47.4 sq mi). The closest community is the hamlet of Conklin, at 70 km (43 mi).
|Location||Wood Buffalo, Alberta|
|Primary outflows||Winefred River|
|Max. length||15 km (9.3 mi)|
|Max. width||10 km (6.2 mi)|
|Surface area||122.8 km2 (47.4 sq mi)|
|Surface elevation||594 m (1,949 ft)|
Ecologically, the lake is set in boreal forest and muskeg environment, with frequent saline water degeneration of the groundwater flow. Winefred lake is drained through Winefred River (Alberta) into Christina River (Alberta) and then in Clearwater River to the Athabasca River.