Lake Huron Highlighted Map

Lake Huron is the third largest of the Great Lakes by volume, holding nearly 850 cubic miles of water. The shores of Huron extend more than 3,800 miles and are characterized by shallow, sandy beaches and the rocky coasts of Georgian Bay. Lake Huron is 206 miles wide and approximately 183 miles from north to south. Home to many ship wrecks, the lake averages a depth of 195 feet.

Fun Facts

  • Lake Huron has the longest shoreline of the Great Lakes, counting the shorelines of its 30,000 islands.
  • Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron is the largest freshwater island in the world.
    More about Manitoulin Island (leaves EEK)
Pt. Aux Barques, Michigan, on Lake Huron


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