Little Cauchon Lake Campsite #1

Landing - There are 2 distinct landing areas and the following descriptions applies to both.

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

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: Unload directly onto site while standing in knee deep water or balancing on the small to medium sized rocks that line the shore.

Topography to tent sites: Slight rise from landing area.

Landing areas are at the campsite sign and in front of the firepit ...


Campsite maintenance: Regular.

Size of open area: 15m x 10m.

Extent of tree cover: 30%.

Degree of levelness: Level.

Number of level tent sites: 2 levelled pads, larger pad could accomodate 2 possibly 3 tents.

North exposure: Trees.

East exposure: Lake, trees at back of site.

South exposure: Lake.

West exposure: Lake, trees at back of site.

Looking out from the path to the thunderbox ...

Smaller tentpad as seen from path to thunderbox ...

Larger tentpad viewed from path to thunderbox ...

General description: An open site with not much protection from any wind. The bed for the old CNR tracks runs just at the back of the site, and must be crossed to reach the thunderbox. Site has 2 levelled tentpads with the eastern pad able to accomodate multiple tents. Tents are not limited to the tentpads as site is quite level and smooth.

Overall accessibility: Other than the landing, there are no accesibility issues. There is a slight rise at the back of the site on the path to the thunderbox.

Site sketch ...

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

Submitted by Chris Taylor .. Visited September, 2015 .. Submission April 9th, 2016