Waterclear Lake Campsite #1


GPS - UTM location: N46 02.926' W78 46.929'

Topography of under-water approach: Calf-deep water with small rock and sand bottom. Watch for larger rocks when approaching the site.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: None, except only room to unload 1 canoe at a time.

Topography leading to tent sites: Slight climb of 2.5 meters.

View of the campsite from the lake ...


Regular or low-maintenance: Regular.

Size of open ground area: See sketch.

Extent of tree cover: : Heavily treed with only a couple of trees on the site proper.

Degree of levelness: The tent pads are flat with good drainage. The rest of the site is sloped down toward the lake.

Number of tent sites: 3 pads. 2 of them are levelled.

North exposure: Open view of lake and opposite shore.

East exposure: Open view of lake, more trees as you look south.

South exposure: Trees.

West exposure: Trees.

Firepit and path to the thunderbox ...

Smaller of the 2 levelled tent pads ...

Middle tent pad ...

Larger of the 2 levelled tent pads ...

General description: Not a large site, but is well protected with late morning to mid-day sun due the perimeter being heavily treed. A rocky/rooty site for the most part (except the tent pads), but well laid out with the tent pads being strategically placed.

Overall accessibility: A short carry gets you up to the site.

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

Submission October, 2014 by Chris Taylor .. visited September, 2014