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Paddling Frontenac Provincial Park Beginner Car Camping Weekend Jul 16-18 2021
Registration opens March 5 2021
Name of Trip Volunteer(s)
Sandra Redfearn, Sandy Nay
Email of Trip Volunteer(s)
2466 Desert Lake Road, Hartington
Body of Water
Desert Lake and Salmon Lake
Boat Launch Location
Beach on Desert Lake
9:00 AM Sat
On the water time, ready to paddle
Maximum number of paddlers including leader
Boat Rental Available
Boat Rental Details
Please contact Frontenac Outfitters 613-376-6220 to rent boat
Sand and pebbles
Bathroom Facilities at Launch Site
Night, Fog or Heavy Rain
Grade A - Light Less than 7 knots (13 kms/hour)
Waves, Breaking Waves, & Swell
Grade A - Under 1 foot waves; no breaking waves (Waves up to the deck seam; water glassy to rippled; no whitecaps)
Grade B - Frequent landing opportunities including docks or moderate sloping banks; brush or overhanging trees
Grade A - No open crossings
Grade B - 10 to 18 kms (6 to 11 miles)
Grade A - None or mild Less than 1 knot (2 km/hour)
Trip Grade Assessment
After Paddle Leisure Time
Go to Restaurant After Paddle
Saturday Night Group Dinner
Restaurant and Restaurant Location
Total Cost: $60.00+$25 club processing fee
* does not include the cost of 2 day kayak rental
* does not include food
* does not include Provincial Park Pass or Parking Fee
Register and pay in full via credit card. Cancellation policy, please notify the Club Manager, no later than 30 days prior to trip start date. If spot is replaced, a refund cost less $25 nonrefundable club processing fee will apply.
Open to first time car camping, beginner paddlers. An introduction to car camping with beginner/novice paddle both Saturday and Sunday.
Kayak rentals available from Frontenac Outfitters. Please arrange you rental, pick-up and pay.
Plan to arrive Friday 3:00 pm Desert Lake Family Campground.
Meals: Breakfast, lunches, snacks on your own.
Meals: Friday dinner on your own, Saturday group dinner in town.
What to bring: kayak, pdf, paddle, paddle float, pump, sleeping bag, tent, sleeping mat, and more.
Group planning meeting closer to date.
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