Pen Lake Campsite #6


Topography of under-water approach: Shallow gravel beach.

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

Topography to tent sites: Eroded sandy 'trough' climbs up approx. 20 feet from landing to campsite.

Beach landing and the rise to the campsite ...

Looking north to the beach landing and path heading into the shoreline bushes ...


Campsite maintenance: Regular.

Size of open area: 40 x 80 feet.

Extent of tree cover: 100%.

Degree of levelness: Considerable overall curving slope down toward the ridge overlooking the lake.

Number of level tent sites: Three small tentsites.

North exposure: Trees.

East exposure: Forest.

South exposure: Trees.

West exposure: Lake through the shoreline vegetation.

Looking down from the edge of the campsite to the landing ...

The firepit is under the pine canopy, as are the three small level tentsites ...

General description: While the campsite receives great afternoon sun and has a wonderful sunset view from the beach, its main part has a pronounced curving slope. There are only three level areas for small tents.

Overall accessibility: The rise from the beach and the overall slope could be considered challenging.

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

Submitted by Barry Bridgeford .. Visited Sept. 2017 .. Submission Oct. 2017