Crotch Lake Campsite #8


Topography of under-water approach: Small sand beach.

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

Topography to tent sites: Steep eroded sand rise.

Small sand beach slopes into the water.

Looking down toward the landing.

The firepit is centrally located in the campsite and tentsites are spread inland.

Looking back from the firepit to the landing and view of the lake.

Looking from the north across a couple of tentsites, toward the firepit area.

Looking inland to more tentsites.


Campsite maintenance: Regular.

Size of open area: 80' x 50' open area at the top of the rise.

Extent of tree cover: Pine canopy over the campsite. Open to breeze at ground level.

Degree of levelness: Above the landing, it's quite level.

Number of level tent sites: At least 5 or 6.

North exposure: Some trees.

East exposure: Trees.

South exposure: Some tees.

West exposure: Trees and shrubs break the view of the lake.

General description: One of five campsites that were originally the shoreline part of an old drive-in campground. This campsite more-or-less runs into the adjacent campsites.

Overall accessibility: Once past the rise from the landing, it is level.

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