About Elk Lake

​​Welcome to our little town located on Hwy 65, 45 minutes West of Temiskaming Shores, ON.

Our bustling little town of 420 residents offers  'great outdoors' adventures for residents and visitors alike.  Recreational opportunities are limitless.  Hiking, skiing, boating, swimming, fishing, hunting and snowmobiling are activities available in abundance.

Visitors quickly note a dynamic community and the high level of volunteerism.  Today, Elk Lake's economy continues to be driven by a sustainable forestry industry.  The town, also boasts a significant number of wilderness camps and lodges offering excellent packages for the enthusiast.
The residents of Elk Lake and their municipal leaders go to great lengths to ensure that the quality of life, so valued in the community is maintained.

Landfill Hours are now as follows:

Tuesdays 3:00 p.m. to 7:00  p.m.

Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

33 Third Street, P.O. Box 10, Elk Lake, ON  P0J 1G0

The Elk Lake Tent & Trailer Park is closed until the Province Wide Shutdown  is over.

Tel (705) 678-2237 Fax (705) 678-2237


Township of James

PO Box 10, 33 Third Street E

Elk Lake, ON   P0J 1G0

Tel : 705-678-2237

Fax: 705-678-2495

​​Office Hours:  Mon - Fri - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Township of James/Elk Lake

Now accepting applications for the following Summer Positions:

Swim Instructor


Museum Attendant

Public Works Labourer

Email: ​elklake@ntl.sympatico.ca