North Crotch Lake
This newly described route suggestion is not included in MVFN’s first edition Lanark County Canoe & Kayak Journeys
How to Get There: From Perth, take Hwy. 511 to County Rd. 16 north of Hopetown. Go west on # 16 through Lavant to County Rd. 509. Go north on #509 to village of Ompah. Just before the fire hall, turn south on South Bush Road to the boat launch on Crotch Lake.
The Launch Site: There are two sites, past the rapids.
The Paddle: Take your pick, according to winds. Many bays, also wetland creeks at end of bays. This is all Crown land. Many picnic sites.
Watch For: Many camping places available by permit. For camping information www.northfrontenacparklands.ca.
Seasonal Information: Good until freeze-up