We grabbed a quick bit of lunch and paddled on across Big Trout and into White Trout, arriving on the lake around 3:15. I always enjoy sites that have lots of ‘breathing room’ and aren’t surrounded by dense forest. Dove Lake 117. As of 2012, is the lake trout fishing decent in these lakes? Longer Lake 128. Description, ratings, and reviews for Algonquin Campsite 896 on Big Trout 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 was a relief to get to the 350m portage into Longer Lake and out of the wind. 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. Big Trout Lake is one of the better Algonquin destinations. There’s an outhouse thunder box a bit further back, and surrounding the fire pit are plenty of options to pitch your tent. This portage was easy from what I remember. 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. Shrew Lake 116. 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. Big Trout 127. We left our campsite at 10:15 and headed out on to Big Trout. Canada Jay Lake 123. Wet Lake 121. This site is very exposed, but also very scenic. 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. Dove Lake 117. 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. The Big Trout Lake loop is a popular canoe route, starting from Canoe Lake on Highway #60. Had a great time. Big Trout Lake Loop is a multi-day route intended for experienced paddlers. Canada Jay Lake 123. The Ink Lake portage at 2.4 km, really wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Norm's Lake 122. Perley Lake 131. 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. 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). Red Pine Bay 129. Landing . Hawkins Lake 124. Just returned from a 2 day trip out of Magnetawan this weekend. 10. Big Trout 127. Day Three: White Trout to Big Trout. McKaskill Lake 118. 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. Big Trout Lake – Campsite #26 One of many island sites on Big Trout Lake in Algonquin. I kept the route simple, only to Little Trout Lake and back again, since I didn't want to push our luck. I just got back from the Big Trout loop this weekend. Burntroot Lake 130. Big Red Lake 115. Perley Lake 131. Generally on points of land, generally facing south. 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. Shrew Lake 116. Information, campsites, portages, and fish surveys for Big Trout Lake in Algonquin Catfish Lake 133. There are six interior campsites scattered around this remote Algonquin Park lake. Big Red Lake 115. 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). Hawkins Lake 124. Hawkins Lake 124. But by 4pm, in real life I … 112. My plan was to just go to Big Trout Lake. Norm's Lake 122. Topography of under-water approach: Flat, smooth rock that extends underwater. AlgonquinAdventures.com is a public-service information resource and online community for Algonquin Park campers, canoeists, hikers and naturalists. There are also Lake Trout in Big Crow Lake. Wet Lake 121. Red Pine Bay 129. 5 posts Big Trout Lake Big Trout Lake. 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. White Trout 126. Solo canoe trip to Big Trout Lake and McIntosh Lake in Algonquin Provincial Park. Red Pine Bay 129. Sec Kaje 120. Red Pine Bay 129. White Trout 126. Sec Kaje 120. The Park is located above Lake Ontario in Ontario, Canada, very near the border with Quebec. Big Red Lake 115. Big Red Lake 115. 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. Algonquin Adventures Message Board > Big Trout Lake. McKaskill Lake 118. * Images and information taken September 2020. Sec Kaje 120. 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. Burntroot Lake 130. Algonquin Provincial Park is home to 2,000 kilometres of canoe routes and portages. Robin Lake 119. Like most sites on Big Trout, this campsite has a good fire pit with plenty of flat benches surrounding it. Longer Lake 128. Ryan Lake 114. Longer Lake 128. White Trout 126. Burntroot Lake 130. Longer Lake 128. 10. The loop begins and ends at Canoe Lake Access Point. 112. Sunbeam and White Trout are nicer lakes with better campsites... but that's obviously a matter of opinion and others might disagree. The fire pit and seating is very similar to most other campsites on Big Trout Lake as well. Sec Kaje 120. 112. Wet Lake 121. Ryan Lake 114. Dove Lake 117. Description, ratings, and reviews for Algonquin Campsite 910 on Big Trout Big Trout 127. Norm's Lake 122. We were soon into the Crow River and with the rain holding off it was a nice paddle. * Images and information taken September 2020. White Trout 126. Many times through the video I’d say “I’ve been there”, “I’ve seen that”, “I’ve had that happen to me”. Red Pine Bay 129. Just exploring. McKaskill Lake 118. 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. Shrew Lake 116. Robin Lake 119. Post Mar 30, 2013 #1 2013-03-30T00:33. Big Trout Lake . McKaskill Lake 118. Perley Lake 131. Burntroot Lake 130. Sec Kaje 120. Grassy Bay 125. Sunfish Lake 132. No portages. Grassy Bay 125. Share. 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. TroutChaser13. Hawkins Lake 124. From there we were soon into Proulx Lake. McKaskill Lake 118. There’s an outhouse thunder box a bit further back, and surrounding the fire pit are plenty of options to pitch your tent. There are at least 4 or 5 canoe rests along the way to let you rest a bit along … Shrew Lake 116. 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. Ryan Lake 114. I needed to make a pit stop so we pulled into the portage to Redrock Lake. The next morning dawned glorious and sunny. Big Trout 127. Shirley Lake 113. Wet Lake 121. Fishing can be good at times for both brook and lake trout. 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. The site offers nice sunset and sunrise views as well. Hey guys we are thinking of hitting happy isle, merchant, and big trout lake this spring in hope of some fish. Dove Lake 117. Lake trout are recognized by their forked tail, long head and an abundance of spots. I can tell you that if you choose Burnt Island, the western sites are always taken first. Robin Lake 119. Canada Jay Lake 123. What I like most about this site though, is the open spacious feeling throughout. TroutChaser13. Shirley Lake 113. The fire pit and seating is very similar to most other campsites on Big Trout Lake as well. Grassy Bay 125. Rock Lake Campground is located 8 km south of km 40.3 of Highway 60 on the Rock Lake Road (gravel). The site offers nice sunset and sunrise views as well. Dove Lake 117. The clear, clean water is ideal for swimming. Shirley Lake 113. I’d set waypoints for what I reckoned from looking at Jeff’s Map would be the best campsites. Shirley Lake 113. 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. Latitude/Longitude: 45.526473°, -78.409902° Campground Office Hours Norm's Lake 122. Grassy Bay 125. Here you can purchase backcountry permits, maps, and equipment rentals, as well as gather local knowledge before your journey. Posted on June 18, 2013 by Steve. Big Red Lake 115. Soon we were into Little Crow Lake and I caught a small Speckled Trout part way down the lake. Share with: Link: Copy link. In my opinion, Big Trout Lake is the ultimate Algonquin destination. ... 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. It offers a breathtaking view of the sunset, with a backdrop of scattered islands in front of the site. We stayed on MacIntosh, Big Trout and Burnt Island. 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 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. The lake is surrounded by rolling hills which make a beautiful view anytime of the year, especially autumn. Shrew Lake 116. 6 Day Solo Canoe trip in Algonquin Park Big Trout Loop Access point / Canoe Lake September 2014. 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. We have heard a few conflicting accounts of the fishing here. Canada Jay Lake 123. Grassy Bay 125. They are one of Algonquin Park's most sought after sportfish and good lake trout destinations include Booth Lake or Big Trout Lake. Longer Lake 128. Brook Trout fishing is good in Big Crow, Little Crow, and Proulx lakes, and the Crow River. Norm's Lake 122. 112. Robin Lake 119. Big Trout Lake - Campsite #33. White Trout 126. The lake is large but doesn't feel quite as big with a number of bays and islands. Perley Lake 131. Ryan Lake 114. Canada Jay Lake 123. Burntroot Lake 130. Lakers are found near the surface in spring and will take spoons and spinners, especially on … Also, are there any brook trout in them? 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