Monday, August 17, 2009

Updated - We are up to 93 total!

Algonquin Lakes and Rivers I have visited

Camped On

1. Barron River – Campsite on river, no good swimming, some good fishing. Close to exit at squirrel rapids
2. Big Crow Lake – Good beach
3. Big Porcupine Lake (3 different years – same site) Best site we have ever been on. The westernmost site on big pork
4. Booth Lake - Got hit by lightning here
5. Crotch Lake – 5 nights on a nice campsite – great beach
6. Daisy Lake – on the way to White Trout Lake, quick stop
7. Dickson Lake – Right at the Dickson / Bonfield portage – terrible site
8. Dividing Lake – Nice site, tough portage to get there
9. Farm Lake – on the way to Booth Lake
10. Grand Lake – First stop out of Achray on the way to Opalescent, moderate site
11. Kingscote Lake – very bad site, on the way to Scorch. See trip log
12. Lavieille Lake – at the entrance to the Lake from Crow bay – one of the best sites we have been on
13. Little Trout Lake – nice site – nice lake
14. McManus Lake – Nice sight just after the swift from Smith lake
15. Misty Lake – on the way to White Trout Lake
16. Opalescent Lake – good site, big snapping turtle kept us from swimming. Site is right on the portage.
17. Opeongo Lake – (2 sites) North Arm and East Arm
18. Oxtounge River (2 sites) – High falls site is very good, room for a dozen tents and a fabulous waterfall
19. Park Lake – worst site possible, in view of traffic on hwy 60, exposed, confined, do not go here!
20. Pen Lake – nice lake, lots of good sites and one great one that we haven’t been able to get on
21. Petawawa River – 2 sites – at the chute and schooner rapids (at the hydro line)
22. Rockaway Lake – best fishing ever! Not in the park, on the way to Dividing
23. Scorch Lake – take the trail UP to the best view in the park
24. St Andrews Lake – on the way to Opalescent
25. Sunbeam Lake – Very good island site (easternmost), very nice Lake
26. Timberwolf Lake – on the way out from White Trout, quick stop in bad weather
27. Tom Thomson Lake (2 sites) – great Lake, site on island has great cliff jumping
28. Travers Lake – Last site before hitting rapids
29. Welcome Lake – very pretty Lake with huge SAND beaches, well worth the trip.
30. White Trout Lake – nice site, next to the farm on the map
31. York River – at high falls, no thunder box, lots of people with pop and chips, but still nice


1. Aster Pond
2. Bartlett Lake
3. Bear Lake
4. Big Rock Lake
5. Bonfield Lake
6. Brigham Lake
7. Byers Lake
8. Canoe Lake
9. Coveo Lake
10. Cradle Lake
11. Crow Bay
12. Crow River
13. Dagger Lake
14. Fawn Lake
15. Galipo River
16. Godda Lake
17. Grand Lake
18. Grassy Bay
19. Hambone Lake
20. Hardy Bay
21. High Falls Lake
22. High Falls Pond
23. Joe Lake
24. Kimball Lake
25. Kitty Lake
26. Little Crow Lake
27. Littledoe Lake
28. Livingstone Lake
29. Magnetawan Lake
30. McCarthy Creek
31. McIntosh Creek
32. McIntosh Lake
33. Minkey Lake
34. Mole Lake
35. Ooze Lake
36. Oram Lake
37. Proulx Lake
38. Queer Lake
39. Ragged Lake
40. Ralph Bice Lake (Butt Lake)
41. Rock Lake
42. Rumley Lake
43. Ryegrass Lake
44. Shall Lake
45. Smoke Lake
46. Smith Lake
47. Stratton Lake
48. Tattler Lake
49. Tepee Lake
50. Whitson Lake
51. Willow Lake
52. Wright Lake


1. Bonnechere Lake
2. Branch Lake
3. Cork Lake
4. Depot Lake
5. Harry Lake
6. Hollow River
7. Opeongo River
8. Shirley Lake
9. Snow Lake
10. Tim River


Randy M. - Algonquin Outfitters said...

Congratulations, that's quite the achievement..

David said...

Nice Work! But I don't see Aylen lake access, from which you can follow Robitaille lake, Wilkins lake, Alsever lake to Mckaskill lake! I am thinking of that as a short 5 night out and back trip this summer. Is the Aylen lake access used much by anyone at all? Any thoughts?

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