Closest Access Point: Kiosk (access #29)
Distance to Access Point: 13 KM (3-4 hours)
Difficulty of Travel From Access Point: Easy/Medium
Maintenance Level: Regular
Date Visited: May, 2022
Terrain: This site is built at the top of a small rise up from the water. The shoreline is fronted by piled rocks, the rest of the site is mostly grass and dirt. While it is on a hill, it’s not a difficult climb. There are relatively few tripping hazards.
Canoe Landing: It’s not a great landing. There isn’t a natural slip or pull up spot. The shoreline is jumbled rocks, and there are quite a few below water that are tailor made to scratch the bottom of your boat.
Fire Pit: The fire pit is nicely situated at the top of the site. It’s got a nice view out to Manitou. It’s a pretty basic pit, as you can see from the picture.
Tent Sites: It doesn’t look like this site is used much. As you can see from the picture there’s a bunch of small growth on this tent pad and it was the same with the others. The couple of decent spots I found seemed level enough.
Swimmability: Duplicating a picture here, but this is a good idea of the swimming options as well as the landing. The underwater terrain is rocky, and the entry/exit requires some careful footsteps.
Thunderbox: The box is down a short path out the back of the site. It looks pretty new and was in good shape. All in all, not a bad spot to enjoy your surroundings!
Accessories: This chair is pretty awesome. The benches are okay as well. Apart from that, not much (but come on, that chair!)
Views: There isn’t much tree cover along the shoreline, so views out to Manitou are pretty nice from all over the site.
Notes: There’s nothing wrong with this site, but there’s nothing great about it (aside from that badass chair).
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