Red Deer Log Cabins and Campground
Travel Blogs from Madawaska
... spots to ourselves. After much debate (and carrying the set up tent from one part of the site to another), we decided to set the tent up on the rocks.
By this time, we were all ready for a swim, so we got into our suits and went in. The water was not as cold as expected, but still refreshing.
Before going to bed, we hung the bear barrel – more to protect our food from the chipmunks than from the ...
... of hours looking at the artwork and stores. There was a half price sale on at "4 Muskoka Kids" and we couldn’t resist buying a few new duds for the kids.
Before heading out, Nadine and the kids helped work on a large painting, a reproduction of one of Tom Thompson’s pieces.
When we arrived in Algonquin, we made a backcountry reservation for Joe Lake and then went in for a swim at the campground, before finishing up ...
... really could not answer questions about the campground and if my RV was OK for my site. I just brushed them off and continued on down the road. After almost 9 hours of driving I was feeling very worn out – not much energy left so I was hoping this would be an easy place to park the RV. To get water, we had to drive back OUT of the campground and drive a few miles to the dump station which had fresh water. Took about 15 min. to fill the tank up. Then back to ...
... of me. Smart move Louise. Jen's husband, Tim helped me pick it up and showed me how to park it correctly on a hill. Ha.
From there, I went to Kent's house. He is a PR type person, but he's also kind of a part-time journo when he feels like it. He edits and publishes a yearly charity newspaper for Combermere.
He drove me around town in his Corvette and made me curry dinner. It was great. I had a nice relaxing sleep in his guest room. Not even a couch! ...
... and I had Norma, two BIG horses that must have had some draft in them. They were both a bitg head strong and liked to eat and have their own way. Michael showed Bruce how was master and they became great friends. Norma was fine....
The ride was chilly bur very pretty. We were the only ones on the trail, and the leaves were in PEAK color.....they had just begun to fall. It was quite spectacular ...
How has this campground rated in the past?
- Free parking
- Pets allowed