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Mount Sagamook, Mount Carleton Provincial Park

Lighthouse Trail Access

Eel Lake to Indian Beach

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Quick Facts

Difficulty moderate
Trail Type linear
Distance 2.9 km one way
Estimated Time 1 hour
Surface Type forested, gravel road
Elevation Change 35 meters
Features access, lake
Trail Markers blue circles / paint
Scenery Rating beautiful
Maintenance Rating well maintained
Cell Reception weak
Dog Friendly yes
Fees none
GPS File available on request

Description

The Eel Lake to Indian Beach Trail accesses the Whistle Lighthouse to Dark Harbour section of the Lighthouse Trail.

The trail starts on the Eel Lake Road. This road is gated so best to park on the Whistle Road and walk in. Follow the lake road until you come to a powerline near the lake. Turn right onto another road that follows the powerline. After a turn to the right the road enters the woods on the left and continues around the lake. You will soon come to a dam/bridge on the outlet of the lake. From here you get a beautiful view of the lake, camps and surrounding hills.

Lighthouse Trail Access - Eel Lake

Continue following this road until you come to an old road that veers off on the right. Here the old road gets quite wet and is grown in and grassy. The trail continues in the woods and just after passing through some large patches of Hay-scented ferns you will come to the junction with the Lighthouse Trail. A short distance to the right and you will come to a junction with the trail down to Indian Beach.

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Directions

From Tattons Corner at North Head drive north on the Whistle road. After 2.7 kilometres look for a double driveway on the left. The first driveway is the Eel Lake Road and the second one is an ATV trail that travels along beside it.

Lighthouse Trail Access - Eel Lake Road
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Trail Last Hiked: August 6, 2021.

Page Last Updated: October 10, 2021.