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Canoeing

Paddle into pristine nature! Discover nature at its finest by canoeing into Algoma's backcountry lakes and rivers. Whether you are on a one day excursion or into an extended trip, this quiet form of exploring is one of the best ways to appreciate Algoma's natural attractions. On many of the routes available, you will be paddling the water trails of the original First Nations people and then later the voyageurs!

Areas

Gitchee Gumee Trail

Canoeists can explore sheltered offshore waters or popular canoe route rivers like the Goulais and Batchawana.

Lake Superior Provincial Park

Day use canoe routes within the park include the Fenton-Treeby Lake route, Mijinemungshing Lake, Gamitagama Lake, and the Crescent Lake system. Canoe route maps are available through the Provincial Park's headquarters, the campground gate offices or through the Friends of Lake Superior Provincial Park interpretive centre.

King Mountain / Bellevue Valley

Goulais River is recognized as a canoe route and can be travelled from the headwaters north of Searchmont area to the mouth on Lake Superior. For a scenic lake experience, exploring Robertson Lake is recommended.

Searchmont/Ranger Lake

Here, the Goulais River canoe route can be accessed either upstream or downstream from Searchmont. The Garden and the Aubindong Routes are also favourites. Further beyond, the Mississagi River is another popular canoe route. Inland lakes like Ranger and Saymo as well as the smaller lakes also provide canoeing opportunities associated with fishing or wildlife viewing. Be sure to have topographic maps and an understanding of the water regime to ensure that you properly plan your route and timing of your trip.

Echo Bay/Sylvan Valley

This area provides opportunities for sheltered inland lake canoeing. The Trailhead map should be consulted for choices. The Trailhead Host can also provide suggestions.

St. Joseph Island

Canoeing along the shoreline of St. Joseph Island provides an excellent opportunity to observe waterfowl in the wetland areas. The wetlands between Hay Point and Old Fort St. Joe Point are examples.

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Chose Algoma's Water Tower Inn & Suites so that we could have a get-together with Soo Friends at the Pub. Opted for the "Sweet Suite" for just a bit more $$, and it was perfect. The Snugglebed was just that! Service with a smile, everywhere - even the cleaning staff went out of their way to smile and say "Hello". Enjoyed the Pub and the Restaurant. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting the Soo.

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