Class I.- Easy. Smooth water; light riffles; clear passages, occasional sand banks and gentle curves. The most difficult problems might arise when paddling around bridges and other obvious obstructions. classification

French River Provincial Park

Difficulty ☆☆☆☆☆ 3.6/5 There are many classes of waters in the park. From Beginner to Class iv Rapids. Portage around if needed. Distance: 105km Main Route Distance can vary depending on wind and what route you take to navigate big lakes. Or what Access you start at. Length: 2-10 Days You can explore some of this park in 1 day or two days, or spend 10 paddling old voyageur routes. Features: 105km Route with interconnecting lakes and rapids The Route: Park Overview, Routes Coming Soon The French River Provincial Park Route Map The French River was the first designated Canadian Heritage River, holding significance as a national historical trade route. Used by Indigenous, French Explorers, Fur Traders, and Voyageurs from all over. A significant 105km Route with interconnecting lakes and rapids to bring you from Lake Nipissing to Georgian Bay, with some coastal kayaking on the Delta. Day…

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Turtle River Provincial Park

Difficulty ☆☆☆☆☆ 3/5 Very easy park to Paddle and Navigate. Distance: Distance can vary depending on wind and what route you take to navigate big lakes. Or what Access you start at.Length: 3-12 DaysDepending if you want to just vist the castle, or paddle the whole park. Features: White Otter Castle, Beautiful Clear lakes.  The Route: White Otter Castle Clearwater Lake - Camp Bay - Hawkness Lake - Whiteotter Lake all Via Ann Bay Road  Day 1:   We drove 5.2km up Ann Bay Road. Passing the Bridge and parking above the Hill to the Right.  Do not park before the hill blocking the gate. This is one of many access points you can take. The Portage trail and access is before the bridge on the left. It may help to unload your gear before you park your vehicle. We got in around 10am it was stormy and wet. By the time we…

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Quetico Provincial Park

DATA Maps, Length 2-20 Water Class Class A / Class IV Distance 1-400 Cool Features Waterfalls, Beautiful beaches and rapids. The Route - Not Completed as of Jan 2020 Directions:  http://www.mycanoecountry.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/tKB8uJ9ZPy6kx3fQ.mp4

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Woodland Caribou Provincial Park

DATA Maps, Length Whole Map for Planning Water Class All Types Distance Any Distance Cool Features The Park This wilderness park is a paddler’s paradise offering almost 2,000 km of maintained canoe routes on a myriad of rivers and lakes.Enjoy solitude and commune with nature; Woodland Caribou sees fewer than 1,000 paddlers per season.Two major river systems – the Gammon and Bloodvein flow through the park; Bloodvein River is designated as a Canadian Heritage RiverExcellent fishing for walleye, Northern Pike and Lake Trout and areas with Smallmouth Bass and muskellungePictographs (rock paintings) are located throughout the park and must be treated with respect This undisturbed boreal forest is home to one of the largest groups of woodland caribou south of Hudson Bay.

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White Otter Castle

Difficulty ☆☆☆☆☆ 2/5 Very Easy Route To Navigate, bigger lakes can add some difficulty if its windy.Distance: 90kmDistance can vary depending on wind and what route you take to navigate big lakes. Or what Access you start at.Length: 4 Days Athough it can be done in 2 days or 3 for an eager paddler. You wont get to enjoy your self.Features:  The Very large and beautiful Log Cabin they call White Otter Castle. As well As Clear beautiful water and beaches.  The Route: White Otter Castle Clearwater Lake - Camp Bay - Hawkness Lake - Whiteotter Lake all Via Ann Bay Road  Day 1:   We drove 5.2km up Ann Bay Road. Passing the Bridge and parking above the Hill to the Right.  Do not park before the hill blocking the gate. This is one of many access points you can take. The Portage trail and access is before…

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Slate River Spring Rapids R1

DATA Maps, Photos, Directions, and Notes. Length 3 Hours Water Class Class A / Class 1 / Class II / Class III Distance 15KM Cool Features RAPIDS Test Route Launch form North east End Side of the bridge. Right from the start you get into moving water and their is not many spots where it dies down. (April - Early Spring Only) The River is only navigable during high water. And be careful as it sometimes changes paths. This is a Class II/ Class III river. Please use caution and have training or experience before attempting White Water. Directions and Tips:We Parked on Gillesple Rd. Make sure to park way off to the side as it is an active road. You will need Two Vehicles, or a friend. Make sure you each have Keys. This route will take you past some rock cuts, houses and end back onto the KAM, from their…

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Brightsand Provincial Park

DATA Maps, Photos, Directions, and Notes. Length 3 - 15 DAYS Water Class Class A / Class I / Class II / Class III / Class Iv Distance 80KM Part 1 More coming soon Cool Features Sandy Beaches, Canadian Shield Rapids, Pictographs Intro To route - July 2019 R1: You have two lunch points to chose from, both will start you on Aylsworth lake. From that, you have a close campsite to each depending on when you arrive. Some chose to camp on the first camp spot if arriving late to make best out of the next day. (Camp spots will be updated on maps with usefulness when visited) 13 km across Alysworth lake into Twining, Take the top north river that bends around a small hill to the North West and loops back south into twining.  At the top of Twinning take the West branch small…

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Marmion Lake Circle Route
Me and Aurora watch the last of the sun after a long day paddle

Marmion Lake Circle Route

To Paddle: North through Lower Seine Lake P 65 m to Husband Lake Northeast through Husband Lake P 20 m into Letain East on Letain Lake P 500 m into Bradshaw Lake (old, overgrown, hard to follow!) Loop through Marmion Lake P 10 m across dam to Seine River diversion Finish at Lower Seine Difficulty ☆☆☆☆☆ 2/5 Small distances, few and easy portages makes this loop good for beginners. Distance: 60kmDistance can vary depending on wind and what route you take to navigate big lakes. Or what Access you start at.Length: 2-4 DaysThe route can be done in a weekend to the accustomed paddler. Features:  Dams, Clear water, Flooded lands.  The Route: North through Lower Seine Lake - Husband Lake - Letain -Bradshaw Lake -Marmion Lake - Seine River Diversion - Lower Seine Route This is a short Circle Loop I completed in 47 Hours. It can be done in Two Days but…

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Steel River Provincial Park
Paddling up the Steel Lake.

Steel River Provincial Park

Difficulty ☆☆☆☆☆ 3.5/5 With large long Lakes and Rapids this trip is not for beginners. Distance: 200kmDistance can vary depending on wind and what route you take to navigate big lakes. Or what Access you start at.Length: 6-9 DaysWe Accomplished the Loop in 7 days with 1 rest day, but had many 30km (19mi) days.  Recommend 8-9 Days to Enjoy.Features: Waterfall and Rapids, Clear River with Clams and Steelheads The Route: Santoy - Diablo- Cairngorm - Esker - Steel Lake - Burrow - Stewart - Savoie - Mckernan - Beath - Milotte - Punchard - Steel River - Santoy Day 1:  We chose to launch at Santoy lake, having to drive less, and having the most energy for Diablo's portage played in the role of decision making. We Launched around 10 am with a full boat. My Spouse Kyla, Aurora, Shutter, and Bear, (Our 3 husky mix) and…

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