A Paddler's Guide to Weekend Wilderness Adventures in Southern Ontario

Firefly Books Ltd.


  • Author: Kevin Callan

    Quick-getaway canoe routes in southern Ontario. Includes meticulous maps, detailed route descriptions, checklist of things to pack and more.

    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.
  • Trips include:
    • 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

    Specs: 40 color photographs, 20 color maps, outfitters' list, camper's checklist, bibliography
    Pages: 160
    Trim Size: 6" x 9"
    Language code 1: eng
    Publication Date: 20040306



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