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What's a good place for a cool drink?


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Hi all. I've been a fly on the wall of this forum for some time and it is great. Thanks to everyone for all the info. Anyway, me and some buddies camp on the islands the week after the opener. We really enjoy having a beverage or fifteen at the local establishments. Last year we spent a few hours at the Rocky Ledge (i think)and had a great time. Problem is that was the 3rd place we stopped. The first 2 said their bars were only open to their guests. Any suggestions on other establishments open to the public would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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I guess it kind of depends on where your camping and how far you want to travel. If your camping at the East end of Kab or West end of Namakin there are resorts on the Ash River with public libation. (Accessible through Sullivan Bay) The Frontier Resort is the first one (By the first no-wake marker) followed by the Ash-Ka-Nam and Ash Trail Lodge. The Frontier is more of a "mom and pop" type bar while the other two are more upscale but a little further. One has large screen tv etc. for the sportsminded. If your camping further East on Namakin you could go to Kettle Falls Hotel. We will be there that same week and probably go into the Frontier. Can't really help you with the West end of Kab bars. Sorry.

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Thanks for the input, Echo. We will be more on the west end of kab. Last year we were on the far west end, this year we're going to be looking a little closer to the middle part. The mom and pop types are the kind we enjoy.

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Westend of Kab, you have limited establishments. The remodeled Rocky Ledge, Sandy Point Lodge on Tom Cod Bay, Kecs Kove in Calm Bay, Arrowhead Lodge and Pine Aire cater to their clientele. Porkornys bar has closed, and Red Pine Lodge at Gappas landing has a bar and resort for all to enjoy. good luck, guts

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Sounds like you should go see Dick at Red Pine. After a few of those drinks, you'll be singing a different tune. Sometimes he may let you mix them yourself!

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Thanks to those who responded. The Red Pine sounds like our kind of place. we'll pay Dick a visit. Eric

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