A Paddler’s Guide to Killarney and the French River
A guide to twenty canoeing, kayaking and hiking trips in Ontario's Killarney / French River region, a favorite wilderness getaway spot in central Ontario.
A guide to twenty canoeing, kayaking and hiking trips in Ontario’s Killarney / French River region, a favorite wilderness getaway spot in central Ontario. Includes detailed route descriptions, maps showing all access points, important river features and accurate portage lengths. At least three of the routes in this book are documented here for the first time.
Situated at the north end of Georgian Bay, Killarney Provincial Park is a paddler’s paradise of rugged, windswept islands and turquoise lakes beneath breathtaking white quartzite mountains. The nearby French River is a historic waterway once used by explorers Samuel de Champlain, Alexander Mackenzie, and David Thompson.
Paddlers of all experience will find weeklong trips on Killarney’s tranquil interior lakes and along the Georgian Bay shoreline, and weekend jaunts down remote stretches of the French River. The book includes detailed maps, suggestions for side trips, and color photographs, making this the ideal reference for planning a dream trip by canoe or kayak. Callan’s fascinating notes and his trademark tales of adventure and misadventure add to the reading pleasure.
|Dimensions||25 x 15 x 1.5 cm|