Crotch Lake Campsite #2


Topography of under-water approach: Sand and gravel slope.

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

Topography to tent sites: Moderate dirt and root rise.

Campsite as seen from the water.

Rise from the water to the actual campsite.

Looking down to the landing.


Campsite maintenance: Regular.

Size of open area: Primary firepit and tentsite area is 20' x 35', with secondary area downgrade to the south.

Extent of tree cover: Mature conifers provide extensive canopy with ample open ground level.

Degree of levelness: Two level areas separated by slight grade.

Number of level tent sites: 1 by firepit and 2 more to the south on a slightly lower area.

North exposure: Line of trees provides broken view of the lake.

East exposure: A few small trees and main view of the lake.

South exposure: Trees.

West exposure: Trees.

General description: Located on a bit of a point facing northeast, with firepit at the top of a rise. This site gets the sunrise, but definitely neither the afternoon sun nor the sunset.

Overall accessibility: Grade up from the water requires a bit of up-and-down walking to-and-from the water.

The firepit area overlooks the lake.

Tentsite in foreground and firepit area beyond.

A couple more tentsites are downgrade, to the south of the firepit area.

The view over the lake includes a small island.

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

Submitted by Barry Bridgeford .. Visited July, 2023 .. Submission August, 2023