Erables Lake – Campsite #7
This campsite is on a small island in the south of Erables Lake. Despite it being a very small island (and the only island with campsites on the lake), it for some reason had two campsites on it and they are basically right beside each other. This campsite is located at the tip of the island and is quite exposed. There is a rocky shoreline with some jagged rocks that you can wedge your canoe between to unload, and then a few flatter rocks that can be sat on to enjoy the sunshine. On the east side of the campsite is another rock that can be used to watch the sunrise and enjoy the morning sunshine. The fire pit was nicely built and the seating was good enough. The fire pit was right by the water with a view onto the lake, facing west for sunset. Personally, I love this… as long as there is nice weather since it’s very exposed. Behind the fire pit area are about three or four tent spots to choose from. The rest of the island is easy to walk throughout and had a very surprising amount of firewood ready for the taking. This campsite came recommended to me before my trip, so it was the one I headed straight for. I really liked this campsite and had an amazing two nights staying there. I would camp there again, but it’s not making my ‘favorite campsites in Algonquin’ list or anything like that.
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