Our last camping trip of the summer was a short but sweet one. We had five nights booked at Candle Lake but due to weather we ended up only staying two of the nights. (But, I am so thankful we did, the first night back at home we had one of the loudest thunderstorms I’ve heard in a long time, that would have been crazy loud in our tent!)
We went camping at Candle Lake for the first time last year and one of our main highlights was Waskateena Beach. I would highly recommend it for anyone with young children, the beach is shallow for so long, probably close to 300 feet, and then it was still only up to Raeca’s waist.
This year they had little kits you could take out for 24 hours, we got out the rock kit which included a magnify glass and a rock book for us to discover the rocks around our site. Had we stayed longer we definitely would have gotten the bug kit out and possibly some others.
The last morning was a bit chilly, we just walked along the beach and played in the sand a bit, somehow, even though she hardly went in the water, Rae got a leech between her toes. She said it was tickling her and cruised back to the campsite fairly quickly on her bike where we salted the little guy and got him off.
All in all it was a great end to our camping season. While I would definitely go to Candle Lake again I’m looking forward to checking out some new-to-us lakes for next year.
Did you go camping this year?
tuckered out on the first day, she fell asleep while we made supper
sunsets at the lake are always so gorgeous
if you follow me on Instagram you may have caught my typo on this photo which totally changed the meaning, whoops!
the leech. I had to document it.