Algonquin & Beyond

Big Trout Lake – Campsite #22

Like most sites on Big Trout, this campsite has a good fire pit with plenty of flat benches surrounding it. What I like most about this site though, is the open spacious feeling throughout. I always enjoy sites that have lots of ‘breathing room’ and aren’t surrounded by dense forest. The canoe landing is in a small beach cove on the north side of the campsite, with about a 1-meter step up from the beach to the main site. There’s an outhouse thunder box a bit further back, and surrounding the fire pit are plenty of options to pitch your tent. The site offers nice sunset and sunrise views as well. The only consideration is that it’s a small island with another campsite on the other end, and if the other site is occupied you’ll be able to hear the other party rather easily due to the openness of the island.

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Map of Big Trout Lake Campsites in Algonquin Park
Map of campsites
View of island campsite #22 from the water looking at the north side of the island
View from water
Beach canoe landing in small bay of campsite #22 island site on Big Trout Lake
Canoe landing
Small incline from the beach landing to the main campsite area of Big Trout Lake campsite #22
Incline to site
Fire pit with flat seat surrounding it on Campsite #22 on Big Trout Lake in Algonquin
Fire pit and seating
Spacious interior of island campsite #22 on Big Trout Lake in Algonquin
Interior of site
Large area that can accommodate multiple tents on Big Trout Lake Campsite #22
Tent spot
Flat area to pitch tents on island campsite #22 on Big Trout Lake
Tent spot

* Images and information taken September 2020

* Algonquin Map courtesy of Jeff’s Maps

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