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BWCA Campsite 843 on Alton

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Status:
Open/Potential

Lake:

Latitude:
47.86346

Longitude:
-90.90508

# of Ratings:
4

Avg Rating:

Avg Good Tent Pads:
2

Avg Max Tent Pads:
4
Date:
Permit availability information from Recreation.gov
 
 
On 7/20/2018 9:42:50 AM, Ben Strege said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
3

Max Tent Pads:
5

Visit Date:
7/16/2018

A large, sprawling site. Like most sites on Alton, the landing is terrible. The tent pads are spread out and will accommodate large tents. There is not much elevation to the site - the kitchen and most of the tent pads are close to the water.
On 2/8/2016 1:27:55 PM, mister.meow said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
2

Max Tent Pads:
4

Visit Date:
7/9/2015

Very large campsite. Nice firepit area. Poor canoe access, very rocky - can be tough on a windy day. Lots of open places for tents.
On 10/2/2015 12:01:32 PM, tab1324 said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
2

Max Tent Pads:
3

Visit Date:
9/24/2015

Would maybe rate it a 3 1/2 if that were an option. We liked the site but there were just two of us. It has a sloping area for the fire grate and kitchen, and the landing is rocky - but just about everything on Alton has this type of landing. We set up a hammock and tent near the water, but there is a larger area elevated behind the fire pit area.
On 4/2/2014 2:46:29 PM, Bjammin said:
Rating:

Good Tent Pads:
2

Max Tent Pads:
4

Visit Date:

Small sloping peninsula, poor landing, no large or flat tent areas, limited hammock hanging options, no wind cover
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Campsite 843
Campsite 843 by Ben Strege
7/16/2018
Campsite 843
Campsite 843 by Ben Strege
7/16/2018
Campsite 843
Campsite 843 by Ben Strege
7/16/2018
Campsite 843
Campsite 843 by Ben Strege
7/16/2018
Campsite 843
Campsite 843 by Ben Strege
7/16/2018
Campsite 843
Campsite 843 by Ben Strege
7/16/2018
Campsite 843
Campsite 843 by Ben Strege
7/16/2018
Campsite 843
Campsite 843 by Ben Strege
7/16/2018
Campsite 843
Campsite 843 by Ben Strege
7/16/2018
Campsite 843
Campsite 843 by Ben Strege
7/16/2018