You can spend days, if not weeks, creating awesome memories in Algonquin Park. There are over kms of canoe routes and hundreds of lakes and. With 29 access points and over kms of canoe routes, Algonquin Park offers a lifetime of canoe trips. From white-water rivers to tiny trout. With years of experience Voyageur Quest knows of the best canoe route locations to paddle and camp within Algonquin Park.

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This is a loop trip. It looke like access pointe 3 is about km East of Kearney which is about 40 km North of Huntsville on hwy 11 and East of Highway 11 on Hwy Kearney is about a 30 minute drive from Huntsville ; the access point is about a 30 minute drive aalgonquin the park office. What are the most popular tours in Algonquin Provincial Park?

I have planned and been on about 15 backcountry trips to algonquin park.

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Date December 14, And yes I’ve gone from Magnetawan to Daisy several times. The weather can affect your travel time; the wind can be friend or foe. Off the beaten path locations, tips and tricks, interviews with intrepid explorers and more.

One of my favorites is galeairy lake acces point 13 where I rent a canoe in whitney east gate motelthey leave it at the lake for me and off I go. The fishing is said to be fantastic, and if you’re lucky you’ll see a lot of wildlife.

Bring your hiking boots and be sure to check out Ragged Falls. I believe I stayed on Little Trout Lake.

From what I’ve seen, the 55 m portage is never necessary, you just paddle right past it over shallow but sufficient water. While paddling close to the north shore of Quetico Lake, look for the Anishinabe rock paintings pictographs on the granite cliffs.

algonquin park canoe trip suggestions – Algonquin Provincial Park Forum

Paddle an hour or so to the Pen Lake portage about yards and then on to Pen Lake either close by the portage or down the lake up to several miles.


The guy that does it has a passion for Algonquin and does this in his spare time. Either way you choose, your course will be scenic, rugged and natural. Trailside Adventure Co http: Date April 19, On the third day you return to your starting point by the same route you went out on. Log in Join Recently viewed Bookings Inbox. Unfortunately, the best way to get away from the crowds is to put a few portages behind you. Here’s an online map of Algonquin Park, much more detailed and more accurate than the “official” one put out by the park.

Your journey is going to include portages which are a part of every route in the Park. Start your journey on a Monday to avoid weekend traffic. Keep in mind that because this is one of the more popular places to embark on a paddling trip, the area is usually quite busy.

I only did the Tim River once and it was awful, low water levels that year meant climbing in and out of the canoe with bugs eating you.

You could say that life in Ontario is lived at the lake’s edge. Rain Lake and Magnetawan Lake offer either short portages or no portages and since they aren’t along the Hwy 60 corridor, they aren’t quite as crowded. You can access the river from Iron Bridge.

Algonquin has inspired a symphony, dozens of books, hundreds of scientific papers, artwork by Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven, and draws visitors from across the country and around the world. Today, canoeing is a recreational pursuit, but the raw wilderness afforded by backcountry paddling still invigorates spirited adventure.

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There’s an Algonquin Park office in the town of Kearney.


We often suggest routes starting from Lake Opeongo access point 11 — we cnoe an outfitting store thereCedar Lake access point 27 — we have an outfitting store there alsoSmoke Lake access point 6 or Rock Lake access point 9. Below is a sampling of 3 to 5 day canoe trips, complete with a map. About five to seven days, depending on the route you decide to take.

Date December 27, Goal patk for Just be sure you have whitewater experience, or that someone in your party does. You can put in at Paul Lake, via floatplane, or further north along river where the Portelance timber access road crosses. To check campsite availability in advance of making a reservation or get route advice, call the Algonquin Park information line at One is a short, easy trip, with the other two being longer more difficult trips.

Shooting these rapids, though exciting, can get pretty intense, so be sure to play it safe and scout the area first. Browse forums All Browse by destination.

It was really really busy when I went though. The number of portages, the distance and the gear that you have to carry are all factors to consider. Albany Routtes, and have a pre-arranged ride back to your vehicle.

Official Canoe Routes Map of Algonquin Park

With lots of wildlife to be seen and plenty of fishing aglonquin be done, this promises to be a great trip. Any lake with no portages will be busy.

This trip is perfect for the intermediate paddler that is looking to improve their skills. We want to make it easy. From the editors of Explore Magazine, a subscription box filled with outdoor gear, adventure challenges and an amazing community. The farther you go in the better to avoid people. We are not fishing and wouldn’t mind seeing some algojquin animals, but nothing crazy is necessary.