Waterclear Lake to Club Lake Portage

Length of portage: 350 meters.

Portage maintenance regular or low: Regular.

Elevation above Sea Level @ Waterclear Lake is 334 meters.

Elevation above Sea Level @ Club Lake is 334 meters.

Difference in elevation: 0 meters.

Elevation of highest point: 335 meters. Overall rise/fall: 1 meters.

Landing at Waterclear Lake

Co-ordinates of location: N46 02.639' W78 45.874'

Topography of under-water approach: Shallow water, sand and silt.

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

Topography of the ascending grade: Slight grade.

Impediments to moving gear to portage trail: None, open, level area.

Portage at Waterclear Lake ...

Sand and silt on the bottom of a shallow landing ...

The beginning of the trail could be used for staging if needed ...

Portage Trail

General description: A nice walk with gradual elevation changes. Part of the trail goes thru a wetland area.

Topographical impediments to travelling: None.

Areas susceptible to impact by periods of rain or beaver flooding: None evident

A bridge to cross the wetlands on this trail ...

Landing at Club Lake

Co-ordinates of location (optional): N46 02.532' W78 45.704'

Topography of under-water approach: Very shallow water, mud and silt. The trees on the side of the put-in are useful in dragging your canoe into or out of the water.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: Mud, this is a wet landing. Carrying gear to and from haulage area and canoe is recommended..

Topography of the ascending grade: Slight grade.

Impediments to moving gear to portage trail: None

View from Club Lake ...

The logs in the water are useful ...

Muddy landing ...

Room for numerous canoes ...



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


Submitted by Chris Taylor, visited September 2014, submitted October 26, 2014