Guess What Campground?

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:07 pm

No, not Birch Island.

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Base654 » Fri Mar 31, 2017 7:33 pm

lake Ritchie canoe camp


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:16 pm

No, not Lake Richie.

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Ingo » Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:49 pm

Meritt Lane?


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:58 am

Yep, Merritt Lane.

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Ingo » Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:22 am

Well that was a total guess, by process of elimination. I assume that's in front of the tent site? I'm traveling so someone else can put up.

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by jrwiesz » Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:39 am

Here's one. Or two.

These should be easy enough.
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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by kolo » Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:42 am

Merritt Lane is on my itinerary in June and I haven't been there before. Treeplanter, your picture added to my anticipation! I have a picture that may or may not stump most of you but I have already put up more than my share of pictures, so I'll wait until I guess correctly on someone else's picture.


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by kolo » Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:44 am

Looks like a lighthouse in the distance. Is this the south shore?


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:02 pm

kolo wrote:
Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:42 am
......Merritt Lane is on my itinerary in June and I haven't been there before. Treeplanter, your picture added to my anticipation!..........
Merritt Lane is a beautiful campground. Very picturesque setting. Being that it only has one shelter and one tent site, it’s normally always occupied. Last August, we were on a day paddle, and were surprised to find the campground totally empty as we went by. So we stopped and had lunch on the dock.


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by kolo » Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:57 pm

Merritt Lane is a beautiful campground. Very picturesque setting. Being that it only has one shelter and one tent site, it’s normally always occupied. Last August, we were on a day paddle, and were surprised to find the campground totally empty as we went by. So we stopped and had lunch on the dock.

I am going in June and while I would love to get the shelter, I will be happy to camp at the tent site. I am really looking forward to the trip. I will be paddling down Rock Harbor to Moskey, and then the inter lakes route and eventually finishing at Malone Bay.


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:20 pm

As for the two pics Jrwiesz posted, my guess it's Malone Bay, looking out at the Menagerie Island lighthouse.


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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by Midwest Ed » Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:59 pm

So I have to ask, how many here will appreciate it when Google Street View finally gets around to documenting (or whatever word they use for it) all the trails of Isle Royale? I think it will be cool but I do have mixed emotions about it.

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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by jrwiesz » Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:49 am

treeplanter correct with Malone Bay views.
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Re: Guess What Campground?

Post by treeplanter » Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:41 am

Here's a "guess where I am" pic. First hint, we're between two landmarks.

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