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The two RV Gypsies at Pancake Bay Provincial Park
on the eastern shore of Lake Superior
June 21, 2013

Pancake Bay sign by the roadsideMap showing location of Pancake Bay

Pancake Bay Provincial Park was established in 1968 by Ontario Parks. It is a recreation-class Provincial Park created to help preserve the fragile beach dune ecology. Pancake Bay Provincial Park has one of the highest visitor rates of all the Provincial Parks in the north-east region, and the highest number of campsites. There are 325 campsites, including 160 with electricity. There are 3 comfort stations. (Note: The two RV Gypsies did not park their RV here.) It did cost to enter the park, even for a few minutes.

Quotes from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pancake Bay is a sheltered, south-facing bay on the eastern shore of Lake Superior, north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. A beautiful sand beach lines the bay, part of which are within the park boundary. The bay is sand filled and shallow. This feature is responsible for warming the lake water providing pleasant swimming, but the two RV Gypsies did not swim in the lake this time. Ancient beach ridges are visible more inland. The ecology of the region is characteristic of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence transition forest, but is a northern shelter for more southerly flora and fauna.

Pancake Bay Provincial Park
and the map

The sign below means that dogs
are allowed to swim in this area.

Lee Duquette entering Pancake Bay Provincial Park and studying the map
dog swimming sign

Lee Duquette noticed ducks sitting on top of holes in the beach; below is one such hole, minus the duck of course.

Lee Duquette getting his camera ready
duck hole on the beach
ducks in the water
One lone picnic table on the beach
Karen Duquette at Pancake Bay Provincial Park
The two RV Gypsies at Pancake Bay Provincial Park
Karen Duquette at Pancake Bay Provincial Park feeling the water temperature
Pancake Bay Provincial Park

The two RV Gypsies went to another area within Pancake Bay Provincial Park.

Lee Duquette on a bridge at Pancake Bay Provincial Park

Below: View from each side of the bridge shown above.

view from one side of the bridge shown above.
view from the other side of the bridge shown above.
Pancake Bay Provincial Park
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Menu for the two RV Gypsies Adventures
in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
June 22, 2013

You may visit these sites in any order you choose.

International Bridge and the KOA

Chippewa Falls

Sault Ste. Marie and parks

Pancake Bay

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go to the next adventure of the two RV GypsiesAFTER you have seen all four (4) sections above, please continue on to Sault Ste. Marie in Michigan - Tahquamenon Falls, Tower of History, and Soo Locks