Located in the more remote northwestern region of the North Frontenac Park Lands, Fortune Lake is a large inland body of standing water with a perimeter of approximately 12.8 km (8 miles) that offers 2 campsites that are accessed by vehicle (aka drive-in sites). Both campsite sit up off of the water with a treeline separating the campsites from the water, these sites will occupy a small pop-up trailer or 2 to 3 tents.
Fortune lake is contained in a provincially designated Area of Natural and Scientific Interest (ANSI). The area is a provincially significant upland forest complex. Amateur geologists will appreciate the sheer, barren slopes and marble atop the cliffs of Fortune lake. Regionally rare plants are found throughout the area.
Fishing in Fortune – You will find Walleye, Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch and Pike.
A public boat launch is located off of Schooner Road on the South end of the lake at Proudfoot Bay.
Access is via Mountain and Schooner Lake Roads from Plevna. Head north on the Mountain Road off of Road 509 at Plevna (right beside the Lookout Home Hardware). At the “T” intersection turn left to stay on Mountain Rd. At the junction with Brule Lake Rd (at the north end of Shaw Lake) stay to the right to remain on Mountain Rd. Turn left onto Schooner Lake Rd and follow the signs. Schooner Lake Rd is part of North Frontenac Parklands. The two Fortune Lake campsites are just off the Schooner Lake Rd on the left at the sign.
Please Note: Road Access Permits are required on Schooner Lake Road.