Lake Louisa Campsite #3


Topography of under-water approach: While its west side is comprised of steep rocks and deep water, it has a sloped rock landing on its south shore. If waves are rough at that location, the adjacent campsite's sand beach could be used in a pinch and the canoes/gear carried by trail to this campsite.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: Rough surface of sloped rock landing requires care be taken upon disembarking and unloading.

Topography leading to tent sites: The landing's gently sloping rock quickly takes one up to the levelness of the campsite.

The campsite has a rock shelf for its western shoreline ...

The point's west side is steep rocks and deep water (photo by Bill Warren) ...

On its south end is this sloped rock landing, across a small bay from another site's beach (photo by Bill Warren) ...

Its a very small rise up from the landing to the campsite ...

Looking back to the landing from the campsite ...


Regular or low-maintenance: Regular

Size of open ground area: Extensive large area under pine trees.

Extent of tree cover: 80% (but open to the wind off the lake)

Degree of levelness: Quite level.

Number of level tent sites: Very many!.

North exposure: Forest and shoreline of bay.

East exposure: Forest.

South exposure: Open to the lake.

West exposure: Open to the lake.

The firepit and numerous tentsites are open to the wind and to the south & west views ...

Close-up of firepit area ...

Behind the open area, there are some more sheltered tentsite areas ...

General description: The rock point, sandy beach and great view down the lake make this campsite a popular one, particularly in summer. The tentsites and firepit are rather exposed, but part of the site can be augmented with sheltering tarps.

Overall accessibility: Given its levelness and moderate trail from the beach, this campsite is quite accessible..

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

Submitted by Barry Bridgeford .. Nov. 1st, 2013 .. visited August, 2011