Herb and Gun Lakes Route

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Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
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Trip Date : 
Route Author: 
Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
10 km
Duration: 
2 days
Loop Trip: 
Yes
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
4
Total Portage Distance: 
468 m
Longest Portage: 
172 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Intermediate
Lake Travel: 
Intermediate
Portaging: 
Easy
Remoteness: 
Novice
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Unknown
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Turn off Hwy 35 onto Kawagama Road (No. 8) just north of Dorset
At first junction, turn right onto No. 8 (continuation of Kawagama Road)
Turn right when road forks - approx 11 km down road (just past Minden Bay) turn right on a dirt road. This dirt road is 2.2 km west of Deer Bay Road.
South to end of Herb Lake
Liftover at beaver dam into pond
To southwest corner of pond
Liftover beaver dam into Black River
P 172 m L around falls
Black River for 0.5 km
P 62 m R around Brandy Falls
Black River into Gun Lake
Return via. same route.

Maps Required
Other Maps: 
Frost Centre Adventure Map by Chrismar Mapping Services

Comments

Post date: Sun, 03/01/2009 - 17:06

Comments: 

Great week-end trip for a family. One complicatiion- all of these sites used to be free ( crown land part of the Leslie Frost Centre). Now they are managed by Haliburton Highlands Watertrail Inc. You must pay a fee and they are regularly patrolled.0w15knq

Post date: Wed, 06/18/2008 - 22:13

Comments: 

How can we be sure to get a camp site when we arrive? Prefer Gun Lake