McCrae Lake is in a conservation reserve adjacent to Georgian Bay in Ontario, Canada
. The McDonald River starts at the
dam at Crooked Bay and flows into McDonald Lake, down a rapids, and into McCrae Lake. Together they form
a beautiful, scenic canoe route. Every three months, this web
site will feature a new calendar showcasing
scenes from the McDonald River or McCrae Lake.
Check back once in awhile to see the latest calendar,
or watch one of the movies (Updated for Flash Video). View the pictures
in the photo album to see some of the larger images of the lake or download a wallpaper for your computer.
Please keep the campsites clean, respect the trees and wildlife, and keep motorized vehicles of all types out of the area. NEW! McCrae Lake Wildlife Photo Album
Please read about the
over the rapids and about how snowmobiles
are ruining Ontario . Our
nicest wilderness places are being ruined by the callous policies of
the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. The creeps actually gave
your tax dollars away to a snowmobile club to help finance wrecking
The MNR avoided informing any parties interested
in preserving this area about the snowmobile trail. Never did they post
a sign stating that an application had been made for a permit to build
a road and bridge in the area. Yet the MNR maintained three signs during that time at
the parking lot with other information regarding the canoe route because
that is the only way they can inform the public which camps there.
it did become known, they allowed the construction to proceed despite
overwhelming public objection. Next, the snowmobile club dynamited the
waterfall without a permit doing irreparable damage. Here
are some faqs about what happened.