Description, ratings, and reviews for Algonquin Campsite 896 on Big Trout Perley Lake 131. Dove Lake 117. Shrew Lake 116. From there we were soon into Proulx Lake. What I like most about this site though, is the open spacious feeling throughout. White Trout 126. Canada Jay Lake 123. My plan was to just go to Big Trout Lake. Norm's Lake 122. Big Trout 127. Red Pine Bay 129. 112. Just exploring. Lake trout are recognized by their forked tail, long head and an abundance of spots. Big Trout Lake . Norm's Lake 122. There are at least 4 or 5 canoe rests along the way to let you rest a bit along … Before trying to haul your gear up the mountain of small rocks (which probably makes for an epic tobogganing hill in the winter), note that the proper canoe landing is on the south side of the island with a staircase leading you to the top. This portage was easy from what I remember. Landing . Robin Lake 119. Big Trout 127. I always enjoy sites that have lots of ‘breathing room’ and aren’t surrounded by dense forest. AlgonquinAdventures.com is a public-service information resource and online community for Algonquin Park campers, canoeists, hikers and naturalists. They are one of Algonquin Park's most sought after sportfish and good lake trout destinations include Booth Lake or Big Trout Lake. Norm's Lake 122. We stayed on MacIntosh, Big Trout and Burnt Island. Sec Kaje 120. Sec Kaje 120. * Images and information taken September 2020. Big Trout 127. Fishing can be good at times for both brook and lake trout. In my opinion, Big Trout Lake is the ultimate Algonquin destination. We have heard a few conflicting accounts of the fishing here. Burntroot Lake 130. Burntroot Lake 130. Algonquin Provincial Park is home to 2,000 kilometres of canoe routes and portages. Algonquin: Big Crow Trip Report. Sec Kaje 120. Grassy Bay 125. Dove Lake 117. Big Red Lake 115. The canoe landing is in a small beach cove on the north side of the campsite, with about a 1-meter step up from the beach to the main site. Shrew Lake 116. 112. White Trout 126. McKaskill Lake 118. Hawkins Lake 124. Hawkins Lake 124. Dove Lake 117. 10. Burntroot Lake 130. Perley Lake 131. Big Trout Lake - Campsite #33. Big Trout Lake is one of the better Algonquin destinations. I can tell you that if you choose Burnt Island, the western sites are always taken first. There’s an outhouse thunder box a bit further back, and surrounding the fire pit are plenty of options to pitch your tent. Solo canoe trip to Big Trout Lake and McIntosh Lake in Algonquin Provincial Park. The loop begins and ends at Canoe Lake Access Point. Canada Jay Lake 123. Catfish Lake 133. Big Red Lake 115. Had a great time. Hawkins Lake 124. Like most sites on Big Trout, this campsite has a good fire pit with plenty of flat benches surrounding it. The lake is surrounded by rolling hills which make a beautiful view anytime of the year, especially autumn. Grassy Bay 125. Shrew Lake 116. Big Red Lake 115. The Big Trout Lake loop is a popular canoe route, starting from Canoe Lake on Highway #60. There are also Lake Trout in Big Crow Lake. It was a relief to get to the 350m portage into Longer Lake and out of the wind. The main appeal of this site is that it’s secluded in the little channel on the north end of the large island, which likely doesn’t see too many people paddle through (relative to the fact that Big Trout is an otherwise busy lake). Canada Jay Lake 123. Description, ratings, and reviews for Algonquin Campsite 910 on Big Trout Also, are there any brook trout in them? Rock Lake Campground is located 8 km south of km 40.3 of Highway 60 on the Rock Lake Road (gravel). Robin Lake 119. Wet Lake 121. Wet Lake 121. Shirley Lake 113. Robin Lake 119. Just returned from a 2 day trip out of Magnetawan this weekend. 10. Longer Lake 128. There are also some big fish here, with brookies found to 45 cm (18 in) and lakers up to 65 cm (26 in). It offers a breathtaking view of the sunset, with a backdrop of scattered islands in front of the site. Soon we were into Little Crow Lake and I caught a small Speckled Trout part way down the lake. No portages. Big Trout 127. The site offers nice sunset and sunrise views as well. McKaskill Lake 118. The fire pit and seating is very similar to most other campsites on Big Trout Lake as well. Shirley Lake 113. Ryan Lake 114. Canada Jay Lake 123. Latitude/Longitude: 45.526473°, -78.409902° Campground Office Hours This mid-length canoe trip will take you deeper into the backcountry of Algonquin Park, where you’ll spend several days canoeing to new campsites on different lakes each night. It has everything – good fishing for Lake and Brook Trout, sixteen fantastic campsites, beautiful landscapes and plentiful wildlife along the lengthy shoreline and in the signficant marshes in the west and central sections. Information, campsites, portages, and fish surveys for Big Trout Lake in Algonquin We were soon into the Crow River and with the rain holding off it was a nice paddle. The Ink Lake portage at 2.4 km, really wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Norm's Lake 122. Wet Lake 121. Portage 10 Big Trout Lake Day 4: Trout Lake McIntosh Marsh (whindy section) Portage 11 McIntosh Creek Portage 12 McIntosh Lake Day 5: Ink Lake Portage 13 Tom Thomson Lake Littledoe Lake Little Oxtongue River Tepee Lake Joe Lake Portage 14 Canoe Lake Directions: Located on Canoe Lake 14km east of Algonquin Park's West Gate on highway 60. 5 posts Big Trout Lake Big Trout Lake. I kept the route simple, only to Little Trout Lake and back again, since I didn't want to push our luck. Generally on points of land, generally facing south. As of 2012, is the lake trout fishing decent in these lakes? Topography of under-water approach: Flat, smooth rock that extends underwater. There’s an outhouse thunder box a bit further back, and surrounding the fire pit are plenty of options to pitch your tent. McKaskill Lake 118. I took my time paddling up the shore of the lake toward the narrows, in the shadow of White Trout's cliffs, trying to avoid the strong sunshine. Burntroot Lake 130. Robin Lake 119. Big Trout Lake – Campsite #4 There was something about this campsite that I really enjoyed… it just seems like a fun site to stay at. Longer Lake 128. Grassy Bay 125. Many times through the video I’d say “I’ve been there”, “I’ve seen that”, “I’ve had that happen to me”. Wet Lake 121. ... Big Crow Lake (which as its name implies is bigger ... We spent a good hour at the beach before paddling southeast along the shore to check out three of the campsites on the lake that have their own private beaches. Sunbeam and White Trout are nicer lakes with better campsites... but that's obviously a matter of opinion and others might disagree. The clear, clean water is ideal for swimming. Big Trout Lake Loop is a multi-day route intended for experienced paddlers. Big Red Lake 115. I just got back from the Big Trout loop this weekend. The lake is huge- the same size as any of the three arms of Opeongo Lake- and surrounded on all sides by rolling green hills. Post Mar 30, 2013 #1 2013-03-30T00:33. Algonquin Park was chosen for our week long 1992 trip because it offered the natural beauty we seek on outdoor adventures and it was expected to give us opportunities to see moose. The only consideration is that it’s a small island with another campsite on the other end, and if the other site is occupied you’ll be able to hear the other party rather easily due to the openness of the island. Big Porcupine Lake is a big, beautiful lake and is a popular destination for canoeists and fishermen throughout the open water season, and for good reason. This site is very exposed, but also very scenic. The canoe landing is in a small beach cove on the north side of the campsite, with about a 1-meter step up from the beach to the main site. Share. When you rent this cabin you may wish to visit one of the last virgin stands of White Pine in Algonquin Park, located just downstream south of the Crow River. The site offers nice sunset and sunrise views as well. I read in a 30 year old book that Big Trout Lake is one of the most common Canoe routes in the park and can be very crowded. Dove Lake 117. Inside the campsite is similar to Campsite 22 on Big Trout Lake in the sense that it’s very spacious and has plenty of open ground, with several options for your tent. Hawkins Lake 124. The next morning dawned glorious and sunny. Canada Jay Lake 123. Red Pine Bay 129. 112. TroutChaser13. Shrew Lake 116. Grassy Bay 125. We grabbed a quick bit of lunch and paddled on across Big Trout and into White Trout, arriving on the lake around 3:15. The majority of people aren't willing to cross the lake if there's options in the west end. Share with: Link: Copy link. Sec Kaje 120. Ryan Lake 114. Hawkins Lake 124. Longer Lake 128. There are six interior campsites scattered around this remote Algonquin Park lake. We left our campsite at 10:15 and headed out on to Big Trout. Shrew Lake 116. Ryan Lake 114. * Images and information taken September 2020. Big Trout Lake – Campsite #26 One of many island sites on Big Trout Lake in Algonquin. Wet Lake 121. I needed to make a pit stop so we pulled into the portage to Redrock Lake. McKaskill Lake 118. Red Pine Bay 129. Grassy Bay 125. Dove Lake 117. It's the first time I've been back to the park in years, and the first trip I've done with my two teen girls. Shirley Lake 113. Day Three: White Trout to Big Trout. White Trout 126. White Trout 126. The fire pit and seating is very similar to most other campsites on Big Trout Lake as well. Red Pine Bay 129. Shirley Lake 113. Burntroot Lake 130. Robin Lake 119. Perley Lake 131. Algonquin Adventures Message Board > Big Trout Lake. Here you can purchase backcountry permits, maps, and equipment rentals, as well as gather local knowledge before your journey. Brook Trout fishing is good in Big Crow, Little Crow, and Proulx lakes, and the Crow River. The main appeal of this site is that it’s secluded in the little channel on the north end of the large island, which likely doesn’t see too many people paddle through (relative to the fact that Big Trout is an otherwise busy lake). White Trout 126. My dad and I did this trip to Big Trout Lake 6-7 times back in the 70/80’s and I’ve done it twice now with my kids in the early 2000’s. Big Trout 127. We stayed out of the strong northwest wind as best we could, by hugging the north shore and passing the big island in the middle of the lake to the north. I’d set waypoints for what I reckoned from looking at Jeff’s Map would be the best campsites. Perley Lake 131. The Park is located above Lake Ontario in Ontario, Canada, very near the border with Quebec. Red Pine Bay 129. But by 4pm, in real life I … Longer Lake 128. 6 Day Solo Canoe trip in Algonquin Park Big Trout Loop Access point / Canoe Lake September 2014. Posted on June 18, 2013 by Steve. When getting to this site you can use the small rock outcrop as a canoe landing or the section just beside it, both of which are rather easily accessible. Perley Lake 131. Big Red Lake 115. Sec Kaje 120. 112. McKaskill Lake 118. Ryan Lake 114. Longer Lake 128. Hey guys we are thinking of hitting happy isle, merchant, and big trout lake this spring in hope of some fish. Sunfish Lake 132. TroutChaser13. Lakers are found near the surface in spring and will take spoons and spinners, especially on … Norm's Lake 122. The lake is large but doesn't feel quite as big with a number of bays and islands. Plus, I’d be willing to bet there is good wildlife viewing opportunities in the more shallow sections of the northern shoreline nearby the site. To Little Trout Lake and out of Magnetawan this weekend the better destinations. Campsites on Big Trout 112 Trout part way down the Lake Trout destinations include Booth Lake or Big Trout this. 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