Lake George is a beautiful body of water in the southwestern/central area of New Brunswick, Canada. It is located a 30 minute drive from the capital city of Fredericton and a six–ten minute drive off the TransCanada Highway at Prince William and the Kingslanding Historical Settlement. It is also within a half hours drive of five other major lakes: Harvey Lake, Magaguadavic Lake, Yoho Lake, Oromocto Lake, and Davidson Lake.
The origin of the name “Lake George“ is not known , although there are several theories (see history). The lake itself was created by glacial action 10,000 years ago. Settlement of Lake George took place in the 1830s, when land grants were distributed. Since that time, there has been a steady increase in the number of lake shore residents, both seasonal and year round. Today there are approximately 240 lakeshore properties and another 95 properties on access roads. There are now 6 major access roads that serve the lake.
Traditionally recreational boating, swimming, and fishing continue while kayaking has become very popular in this shallow (deepest point 4.5 metres or 14.8 feet) lake of 6.9 square kilometres . The lake is roughly 4.2 kilometres (2.4 miles) long and 2.9 kilometres (1.5 miles) wide.
The water quality in Lake George continues to be excellent.