Big Trout Lake - Campsite #12


Topography of under-water approach: Fist sized rocks and gravel, knee deep at the shore with a quick drop-off.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: Room for one canoe at a time. Must unload onto a small grassy area.

Topography leading to tent sites: Very short carry, slightly uphill.

View of landing area from firepit.


Campsite maintenance: Regular.

Size of open area: 15m x 5m.

Extent of tree cover: 70% mostly at back of campsite.

Degree of levelness: Noticeable slope from back of site to lake.

Number of level tent sites: 2.

North exposure: trees and slight view of lake.

East exposure: trees.

South exposure: obstructed view of lake (trees on site and island directly to south).

West exposure: partially obstructed view of lake.

General description: The length of this campsite follows the western shore, and slopes to the landing area at the southern edge. There are a couple of flat areas for tents, one at the highest point of the site, and the other flat area closer to the firepit. A nice firepit with a great western view from the firepit area.

Overall accessibility: Small landing area, but otherwise no accessibility issues.

View from south edge of campsite.

Firepit with a great western view.

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

Submitted by Chris Taylor .. Visited July, 2017 .. Submission April, 2020