Biggar Lake Campsite #8

Campsite Location

GPS - UTM location: N45 56.694' W78 55.327'

North shore, 4th site from east end of lake.

Landing

Topography of under-water approach: Small rock and gravel.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: Gear is unloaded onto an area of large roots, then carried a couple of meters to the site.

Topography leading to tent sites: A short carry up a slight rise over large roots.

- Landing can only be done at the campsite sign.

Campsite

Regular or low-maintenance: Regular

Size of open ground area: 15 x 7 meters.

Extent of tree cover: 80%.

Degree of levelness: Slopes toward the lake.

Number of tent sites: 4 to 5.

North exposure: Trees.

East exposure: Trees.

South exposure: Lake.

West exposure: Trees.

General description: Significant tree cover, but still an open and uncluttered site. 3 distinct tent pads, but there are many setup options for 4 -5 tents. Good drainage because of the slope of the site.

Overall accessibility: The tree roots at the loading area can cause issues with access to the site. The site itself is relatively smooth with very few obstacles present.

- Small tentpad in northeast corner and view of path to thunderbox.

- Large tentpad and pad behind as seen from northeast corner.

- A smaller tentpad (not shown on sketch) slightly west of the site proper.

- Firepit and canoe storage area.

- Campsite Diagram .


Thanks to Jeffrey McMurtrie of Maps By Jeff for supplying the base map.



Submitted by: Chris Taylor .. Visited May, 2015 .. Submission October 18th, 2015