Opalescent Lake Campsite #5


Topography of under-water approach: Smooth flat rock, knee deep water close to shore.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: None. There are numerous places to land. But, the primary landing area is the smooth rock that is the western shore in front of the firepit.

Topography leading to tent sites: You are on tent sites immediately after a slight rise on smooth rock.

Landing area ...


Regular or low-maintenance: Regular

Size of open area: : Immense.

Extent of tree cover: 30% tree cover.

Degree of levelness: Fairly level, elevation change of 2m over approx. 100m.

Number of level tent sites: Numerous.

North exposure: Lake.

East exposure: Lake.

South exposure: Trees.

West exposure: Trees.

General description: : This is an extremely large site! There are countless tent and/or hammock options. An incredible firepit that can comfortably seat 9 people. Part of the seating is large enough that it could also be used for sleeping.

Overall accessibility: No issues as there are numerous landing options on the western shore of the site, and a major part of the site, at the landing, is 1m above the lake. There is also a small inlet on the northeastern shore that could be used for landing.

Looking toward firepit from optional landing area ...

Looking east from on top of the rock behind the firepit ...

Looking north from the back of the site ...

Seating for nine!

This site comes with a friend! (4-legged LOL!)

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

Submitted by Chris Taylor, October. 2013 .. visited 2013.