Algonquin & Beyond

Ragged Lake – Campsite #14

This is an interesting site that I actually really enjoyed. It’s situated right in the narrow point of an hourglass shaped peninsula, offering access from either the east side or the west side. Just note that I accessed the site from the west side, but the official access is on the east side with a much larger beach landing. Inside the campsite is a small fire pit and seating area, but with plenty of nearby flat patches of ground to accommodate multiple tents. The official access on the east side has a large beach area, which is great for swimming and enjoying the morning sunshine. What I love about this site is that it faces both west and east, so you get multiple viewpoints onto Ragged Lake with sunshine throughout the whole day, and perfect views of both the sunrise and sunset. All while still offering decent shelter from the elements. Sure, the seating around the fire pit could be better, but that’s pretty much the only downside.

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Map of campsites on Ragged Lake in Algonquin Park
Map of campsites
View from the water on the west side of Ragged Lake Campsie #14 in Algonquin Park
View from water (west)
Fire pit and seating area on Ragged Lake campsite #14 in Algonquin Park
Fire pit and seating
Kitchen shelves beside fire pit on Ragged Lake campsite #14
Kitchen shelves
Interior of campsite #14 on Ragged Lake in Algonquin Park
Interior of site
Large flat area for tents on Ragged Lake campsite #14
Tent spot
Flat ground to pitch a tent on Campsite #14 on Ragged Lake
Tent spot
Large tent spot area on Ragged lake campsite #14 in Algonquin
Tent spot
Tent spot behind log bench on Ragged Lake campsite #14
Tent spot
Canoe landing on the east side of campsite #14 on Ragged Lake
Canoe landing - east
Canoe landing on west side of campsite #14 on Ragged Lake
Canoe landing - west

* Images and information taken October 2020

* Algonquin Map courtesy of Jeff’s Maps

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