This book covers the Ontario region closest to the American border and just a couple hours drive from Toronto. Here are 20 perfect quick-getaway canoe routes for one-, two- and three-day paddles. All are easy on the portages, big on the rewards of nature and not too far from your own backyard.
These routes offer a variety of experiences, from cushy trips for novice paddlers to more challenging excursions for experienced canoeists.
- Big Creek
- Thames River
- Grand River
- Rockwood Lake Conservation Area
- Credit River
- Nonquon River
- Minesing Swamp
- Beaver River
- Rankin and Sauble Rivers
- Noganosh Lake
- Big East Lake
- Silent Lake Provincial Park
- Crab Lake
- Wolf Island Provincial Park
- Bon Echo Provincial Park
- Crotch Lake
- Depot Lakes Conservation Area
- Murphys Point Provincial Park
- Charleston Lake Provincial Park
- Grants Creek/Pooh Lake
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