FAMILY VACATIONSBLACK BEAR WILDERNESS CAMP
P. O. Box 280, Birch Lake
POP 2G0 Canada
Toll Free: 1-888-440-2887
Hosts: Tom and Karen Ellin
Black Bear Wilderness Camp is a serene, four season lodge located on the north shore of beautiful Birch Lake in Northeastern. Ontario, approximately five hours north of Toronto, three hours east of Saint Ste. Marie, ON (NB) or one hour west of Sudbury, ON. We have ten waterfront housekeeping log and frame cabins for rent and a limited number campsites available. Please call ahead for availability and to reserve. Member of OFAH (Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters).
ADVENTURE: ATVing (Clubs welcome - hundreds of miles of crown land and logging roads to explore - helmets and insurance required), rock climbing, water skiing, wind surfing, mountain biking, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross country skiing.
FAMILY FRIENDLY VACATIONS: Swimming (safe 600'natural sand beach with no sudden drop offs), swim raft, playground, store (basics plus ice and bait), souvenirs, sauna, fishing, boating, hiking and biking trails, ATVing, photography, painting, (incredible scenery) campfires, shore lunches, berry and mushroom picking, sight seeing, canoeing, pedal boat, picnics and just enjoy some good old rest and relaxation!
CABINS/COTTAGES: We have ten log and frame lakefront cabins with screened porches that are fully equipped for housekeeping, dishes, pots and pans, cutlery, propane stove with oven, microwave, Bar-b-cue, full electric fridge with top freezer, wood stove for heat (wood supplied), electric lights, electric coffee pot, electric toaster, running cold well water, inside port potties plus private clean outhouse, table and chairs, beds with pillows and pillow cases, fire pit and picnic table and a central shower building with hot and cold water.
AVAILABLE AT CAMP: Boats and motors, peddle boats and canoes, gas, docking, boat launch, bait, ice, licences, store with the basics like basic first aid products, snack foods and beverages, souveneirs, shirts and hats, sauna, playground, swimming, biking, hiking and ATV trails, central shower, laundry, pay phone (cards only), limited camping (call ahead). FREE freezing for Fish and Game.
PETS: Must be well behaved, quiet, under control, supervised and leashed at all times. You are also responsible to clean up after your pet right away. Please note that you will be liable for any damages and/or medical fees.
AREA ATTRACTIONS: Webbwood: (20 minutes) Corner Store with Liquor, and Beer,, Post Office, Churches, restaurant. Espanola: (30 Minutes) Shopping (Department and Grocery), gas, Bingo, Restaurants + Fast Food (KFC, McDonalds, Wendy's, Dairy Queen, Tim Horton's), Dom tar Paper Mill Tour, banks, liquor and beer, golf, churches. Masses: (40 minutes) Museum, golf, bingo, churches, bank, shopping (grocery and department), gas. Manitoulin Island: (1 hour to all day) Great day trip (site seeing), nice beaches, shopping, gift shops, ferry ride, golf, nature walks, native crafts. Sudbury: (60 -15 minutes) Science North (hands on science for all ages), IMAX theatre, mall shopping, grocery shopping, movie theatres, Big Nickel mine tours, boat tours, churches, golf, restaurants plus fast food and much more.
DISCOUNTS: (excluding July and August) OFAH - 10%, ATV Club Members - 10% and no charge for picnic area. Youth Groups - no charge camping.
WE ACCEPT: VISA, Interac Debit, Canadian and US cash. Deposits on cabins: $100.00 payable by personal cheque or money order.
RESERVATIONS: Reservations are strongly advised and a deposit must be given upon booking. Please note that all deposits are non refundable.
CAMPFIRES: Permitted at each campsite and cabin during the hours of 7 PM -10 AM Only. Wood may be purchased from the store.
BAIT: We sell worms and some tackle and accessories. Minnow's and leeches are available - please enquire. NOTE:Do not transport leeches across the border - prohibited as of 2000.
PICTURES AND MORE INFORMATION go back to the site:www.blackbearcamp.com