Little Trout Lake Campsite #10


Topography of under-water approach: A large mass of rock fronts the campsite. It slopes away to the landing at the west end. At the landing are some underwater broken rocks are amidst organic debri. A large semi-submerged log was almost obstructing access in 2010.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: Due to rocks in the water, best to step out into the water close to shore and unload canoe onto shore.

Topography leading to tent sites: Negligible grade to tent and firepit areas.

Landing located at west end of campsite ...

Mix of broken rocks and organic debri ...

Room to pull two canoes ashore. A third would have to be brought further up ...


Regular or low-maintenance: Regular

Size of open ground area: Extensive open section includes firepit, large shoreline rock and adjacent areas. Inland area is sheltered by trees, providing alternate tent sites.

Panorama: Firepit and tent area, with access to the landing located to the right of the pair of large trees ...

Extent of tree cover: 60%

Degree of levelness: Extensively level.

Number of level tent sites: Approx. 5.

North exposure: Forest with open understory.

East exposure: Open lake and forested shoreline.

South exposure: Firepit area is open to the SE to SW looking to the lake. Rocky point has a wider view and is great for sunning , but doesn't get a sunset view in summer.

West exposure: Open lake and forested shoreline. However, no sunset view in summer.

Looking west down the lake from the large rock area ...

The campsite, seen from the water ...

General description: Large flat campsite area. Tarping the firepit area could be a problem. Since there aren't many trees nearby, it would require extensive lengths of rope.

Overall accessibility: Good accessibility from the water. However, stepping into the water probably necessary.

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

Submitted by Barry Bridgeford .. December 30, 2011 .. visited July, 2010