The loch lies approximately 269 feet above sea level, and is four miles long with a maximum depth of approximately 108 feet.
The south shore of the loch is covered by woodland containing numerous forest tracks, some leading over the hills to the Lake of Menteith and some leading westward along the loch to Loch Achray and the Trossachs.
Invertrossachs House, which was visited by Queen Victoria in 1869, also stands on the south shore.
Venachar sailing club is accessible from the Invertrossachs private road. This sailing club uses the loch for regular racing events between March and October.
The loch is well stocked with trout and pike, and fishing is available, by permit, from the shore and by boat.
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