Algonquin & Beyond

Bonnechere Lake – Campsite #6

This campsite is a ‘love it or hate it’ type of site. On one hand, it gives you access to two different lakes, Bonnechere Lake and Cradle Lake, with a place to launch/land your canoe on either side. On the other hand, that’s a portage running straight through the site, so you might have some inconsiderate passerby’s who aren’t courteous enough to take the long route and go around. On the plus side, you’re treated to one of the most epic fire pits in Algonquin… but on the downside, the campsite is surrounded by marshy waters on the Bonnechere side of the lake, and presumably because of this, the site was extremely buggy when I was there. I can keep going, but basically every good thing about this site has a tradeoff associated with it… it’s the type of site that comes down to personal preference whether you’d enjoy camping here or not.

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Map of Bonnechere Lake campsites in Algonquin Park
Map of campsites
Bonnechere Lake campsite #6 view from water on Bonnechere Lake
View from Bonnechere
Bonnechere Lake campsite #6 interior of campsite
Interior of site
Bonnechere Lake campsite #6 epic fire pit area
Epic fire pit
Bonnechere Lake campsite #6 interior of campsite with tent spot
Interior / Tent spot
Bonnechere Lake campsite #6 sheltered tent spot inland
Tent spot
Bonnechere Lake campsite #6 canoe landing on Bonnechere Lake
Landing - Bonnechere
Bonnechere Lake campsite #6 canoe landing from Cradle Lake
Landing - Cradle

* Images and information taken August 2017

* Algonquin Map courtesy of Jeff’s Maps

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