Manitou Lake Campsite #29


Topography of under-water approach: Sand and gravel (both landings).

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: None.

Topography leading to tent sites: West landing is a short carry. East landing is a short carry of approximately 5 meters on smooth path.

Eastern landing ...

Western landing ...


Regular or low-maintenance: Regular

Size of open ground area: 20m x 5m (site curves from west to south around the eastern landing)

Extent of tree cover: 15%.

Degree of levelness: Level.

Number of tent sites: 3+.

North exposure: Some trees on the northern point of island.

East exposure: View of the lake.

South exposure: Trees.

West exposure: Partial view of lake.

General description: A very open site to the elements. Shade can be found easily at any time of the day at the back of the campsite. 2 good landing areas make site accessible from the east or west, and both landings are unobstructed.

Overall accessibility: From the west landing there is a quick step up of 1.5 meters, on the east landing this is smoothed over the length of the path.

Firepit ...

View of site from eastern landing ...

View of site from western landing. The tenting area to right and behind firepit gets shade only late in the day ...

Thanks to Jeffrey McMurtrie of Jeff'sMap for the base-layer map component by Creative Commons licensing.  

Submitted by: Chris Taylor .. Visited July, 2018 .. Submission December 1, 2018