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#1 RAO

 
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Posted 18 May 2017 - 11:35 AM

So a couple of years ago I purchased a truck camper that slides into the back of a pickup truck.  The idea is that I can take my two boys and wife fishing with little fuss and a bit more comfortable than a tent.  I also have a 14' aluminium boat that I pull behind the truck.  

What I am wondering about is some places to go.  I am not looking for specifics but some place that has a reasonable launch and place to set up camp.  I have for years gone to the Shining Tree area but was looking for something closer to home.  Can anyone help out. 

 

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 03:08 PM

I don't know if I can help but you should probably mention where home is.

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 03:23 PM

Without knowing the area you are looking at camping in it is hard to give any advice. 

Some of the areas I know are the Lanark and Ompah area. I use to camp at Govan lake all the time, now I just go in for day traps when I can. You need to buy a road/lot permit to go in and you can buy it online here http://northfrontenacparklands.com. There are to spots on Govan lake you can drive into and camp ( the rest are all on islands ) and each campsite is supplied with a Thunderbox. Some really nice fishing in there especially when there's no one else on the lake.



#4 RAO

 
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Posted 19 May 2017 - 10:22 AM

I live in the Barrie area so I was thinking of something closer to home than Shinning Tree area



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Posted 19 May 2017 - 11:01 AM

http://www.ontariopa...ark/sturgeonbay

 

 

https://www.ontariop...om/park-locator

 

 

Really no idea of how rustic or remote of a place you are looking for, but your provincial parks might be a starting point for ideas?



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Posted 20 May 2017 - 11:01 PM

If you lived in sault Ste marie there would be a thousand places you could get to in an hour or so.

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Posted 21 May 2017 - 12:11 AM

balsam lake is a good choice.....







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