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Canoe Algonquin Park

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It is a badge of honor for anyone living in Ontario, Canada to canoe Algonquin Park. High Schools students can’t wait for their year end trip, cub scouts troops venture out to explore its tributaries and dad’s around the province take their sons and daughters out for a week of bonding on one of the many routes within the 2000 km of optional waterways.

Algonquin Park is a dream for the beginner or an avid canoe tripper.

Dave and I took our first canoe adventure together with our friends Ken and Marcia. Ken was planning a trip on the Yukon River and asked us to come along. It was a training trip and trial run for the mighty Yukon and what a great way to prepare.

We paddled for ten glorious days in the Canadian Wilderness starting at Lake Opeongo. Ken planned the routes, booked out campsites and set up our canoe rentals with Opeongo Outfitters. Our canoes were dropped off at a dock on the lake and we were off to explore our provinces wild north.

It was our first time attempting a multi-day paddle and there was a lot of research involved. Packing was the main issue, especially food. Our friend Rich was an avid paddler and contributor to Canoe Routes Magazine. We took advantage of his vast knowledge and took notes when he told us what we would need.

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