Parkside Bay Campsite #9


Topography of under-water approach: Narrow sand and gravel beach between two rock areas .

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

Topography to tent sites: Short moderate rocky slope up to campsite.

Looking ashore to the landing and campsitedown ...

Looking across the landing beach ...

Looking downgrade to the beach from the campsite ...


Regular or low-maintenance: Regular.

Size of open ground area: Firepit area is somewhat open, being under the tall canopy of large pines.

Extent of tree cover: Front area under pines is open to lake breezes. Part of the tentsite area is more protected by denser trees.

Degree of levelness: General smooth slope down from tent sites to fire-pit.

Number of tent sites: 3+.

North exposure: Trees protect the tent sites.

East exposure: Forest.

South exposure: Open understory of large pines provides a good view of the lake.

West exposure: A few trees through which the late sun penetrates.

Looking inland past the firepit to the north tentsites ...

Looking south to the fire-pit and the view across the lake ...

Looking west across the fire-pit to the west tentsite area ... (photo by Bill Warren)

General description: A large campsite with an open firepit area and protected tentsite area.

Overall accessibility: The landing is easy. The grade up to the campsite is minimal.

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

Submission November 8, 2017 by Barry Bridgeford .. visited June 29, 2015