Algonquin & Beyond

Pen Lake – Campsite #10

This campsite is in the south end of Pen Lake, lodged midway between a strip of campsites on the east shore. The site is very unassuming from the water, but I really enjoyed it once I got on land. It isn’t overly large and spacious, but it is very cozy and has a feeling of seclusion despite being in the middle of a very popular lake. The large rock at the front of the site is a nice place to relax and enjoy the beautiful west views onto Pen Lake,  while the fire pit, seating, and tent spots are large enough to accommodate a medium sized group. There’s a small incline from the landing to the main site, but much less so than some of the surrounding campsites in the south of Pen. Overall, it’s a pretty good site if you’re looking for something on Pen Lake with a bit more shelter.

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Map of Pen Lake campsites in Algonquin Park
Map of campsites
Pen Lake campsite #10 view of campsite from the water
View from the water
Pen Lake campsite #10 view out onto the water
View onto water
Pen Lake campsite #10 fire pit and seating
Fire pit and seating
Pen Lake campsite #10 interior of campsite
Interior of site
Pen Lake campsite #10 interior of campsite looking behind the site
Behind the site
Pen Lake campsite #10 large tent spot
Large tent spot
Pen Lake campsite #10 canoe landing
Canoe landing

* Images and information taken September 2018

* Algonquin Map courtesy of Jeff’s Maps

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