3 Feb 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. A Free Digital Algonquin Park Map is available at You can order the Algonquin Park Canoe Routes Map (along with guide books and. Algonquin Park is a paradise for canoeists, kayakers, campers and nature lovers. Over km ( miles) of canoe routes follow lakes, streams and portage.

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There’s an Algonquin Park office in the town of Kearney. Routse hard do you want to go? From what I’ve seen, the 55 m portage is never necessary, you just paddle right past it over shallow but sufficient water.

Your guide to canoe trips in Algonquin Park | MEC Blog

A three-day canoe trip is best experienced over 3 days, 2 nights. The other features the Opeongo and Madawaska Rivers, which are generally run as day trips.

If the conditions are terrible, you can hire a water taxi and put in at Proulx. Kearney is about a 30 minute drive from Huntsville ; the access point is about a 30 minute drive from the park office. One covers the Petawawa River, a stunning multi-day whitewater trip. Below is a sampling of 3 to 5 day canoe trips, complete with a map. Kevin describes a number of routes, both popular and obscure, in an entertaining and informative style.

Your guide to canoe trips in Algonquin Park

This route ends up at McCraney Lake, which features sandy beaches and steep, terraced rock faces. All this will impact your route choice. This summer my cousin is visiting from Germany and she has canoe experience also. Are you going with a group of similarly experienced paddlers?


Reservations for Algonquin Park interior trips can be made by calling toll free: With great attention to detail and background information, they have quickly become a popular choice among pxrk canoe trippers. The one time I’ve had a tense situation with a moose in my campsite was when she swam across a lake towards it, got separated from her calf in the process, and lumbered right up to our firepit looking for it. While my reasons may be nostalgic, it seems I share this preference with Canadians far and wide: On the third day you return to your starting point by the same route you went out on.

Paddle an hour or so to the Pen Lake portage about yards and then on to Pen Lake either close by rputes portage or down the lake up to several miles. I believe I stayed on Little Trout Lark. Our outfitting store at Oxtongue Lake is the most convenient outfitting store for the last two access points. Shipping of all online order may be delayed during the Canada Post strike.

We are looking for places with clear water to swim in and somewhere not too ridiculously busy. Campsites and portages doutes marked and maintained.

Date October 30, oark There are some great spots for cliff jumping on these smaller lakes, but again, be sure to scout the area and look before you leap.

Where can I find information about accomodations in and around Algonquin Park?

It is difficult to give specific route advice without knowing whether you have a park map and what previous experience you have in Algonquin Park or similar areas.


The weather can affect your travel time; the wind can be friend or foe. I have done some other algonquih routes but curious what others have to suggest.

We suggest making camping permit reservations before making equipment reservations. And yes I’ve gone from Magnetawan to Daisy several times.

Canoe Routes: Where should I go? – Algonquin Outfitters – Your Outdoor Adventure Store

Different areas of the park are described and mapped so that you can put your own trip together. A canoe tripper parkk spend a lifetime exploring Algonquin Park.

The map shows three portages: 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. Of all the lakes in this part of the park including all the ones I’ve mentioned, only Rain Lake allows motorboats at all, algonquih with a 10 horsepower maximum. They can easily be modified by adding layover days or travelling a little further or a little shorter each day.

Planning your portages for distance and time you are willing to travel is essential. Destination Expert for Algonquin Provincial Park. With our kids we used to then do day trips to other lakes from there and take a lunch.