Shirley Lake Campsite #8


Topography of under-water approach: Sand and gravel beach.

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

Topography to tent sites: Substantially eroded embankment with exposed tree roots.

The sand and gravel beach leads right up the eroded embankment ...

The eroded rise to the campsite has many dangerous, exposed roots ...


Campsite maintenance: regular

Size of open area: approximately 20' x 40' under the trees.

Extent of tree cover: 90%.

Degree of levelness: All on one level.

Number of level tent sites: 5+.

North exposure: Trees.

East exposure: Forest.

South exposure: Trees.

West exposure: Some tree trunks break the lake view.

Being close to a logging road, the site's firepit area was supplied with a picnic table ...

One of the campsite's amply-sized tentsites, located to the rear ...

Another of the tentsites ...

General description: This campsite is capable of holding a number of tents. While it does catch the sunset, its narrow gravel beach is not particularly attractive.

Overall accessibility: The troublesome embankment conditions require precautions, particularly with children.

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

Submission Nov., 2013 by Barry Bridgeford .. visited August 2010