It was raining as we set up our tents on Big Muise Island in Kejimkujik Lake. Three days later, I had to bail rainwater out of the canoe as we paddled back to Jake’s Landing from Site 13 on Ritchie Island. In between, however, we had a couple of very pleasant days enjoying the warm water of the lake, the quiet forested islands, the wildlife – even the loud, musical bullfrogs that kept us awake at night – and, of course, our own good company and food.
Backcountry campsites can be booked 60 days in advance. For peak summer season, you really have to book that far ahead. So when the day comes, you go, rain or shine!
If you go:
Finally, here you can download a Google Earth kmz file that will show the backcountry campsites on Google Earth. Very cool.