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The entire Georgian Bay area has been divided loosely into three areas as follows:

Georgian Bay coast (this page)

Coverage:
Everything of primarily coastal nature from Little Current to Tobermory.
Specific inclusions:
Georgian Bay Islands National Park, Bruce Peninsula National Park and Fathom Five National Park.

Georgian Bay basin
Specific inclusions:
Killbear Provincial Park, Massasauga Provincial Park (except when used primarily to access the Bay), Magnetawan River, Naiscoot River, Gibson River area, Moon River, Severn River, Nottawasaga River, Beaver River.
Specific exclusions:
French River, Pickerel River, Key River and area.

French River region
Specific inclusions:
French River, Pickerel River, Key River, Lake Nipissing, Noganosh area, Wanapitei River below Hwy 69/400.

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Georgian Bay coast

Georgian Bay coast. Information.
Books and videos about Lake Huron and Georgian Bay.
http://www.lynximages.com/huronmain.htm
Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgian_Bay
Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO).
http://www.gbbr.ca/
Great Lakes Sea Kayaking Association (GLSKA).
http://glska.freehostia.com/
GLSKA Georgian Bay Committee.
http://glska.freehostia.com/GBCom.html
GLSKA book shop.
http://glska.freehostia.com/Book.html
GLSKA link list.
http://glska.freehostia.com/Links.html
GLSKA trip reports and other Qayak articles.
http://glska.freehostia.com/Archives.html
GLSKA; Southeast Georgian Bay Paddling Destinations. Information.
http://glska.freehostia.com/GBay1.html
GLSKA; Bruce Peninsula Paddling Destinations.
http://glska.freehostia.com/Brucemap.html
Photos (southern part only).
http://www.hanifworld.com/Georgian-Bay.htm
White Squall link list.
http://www.kayakgeorgianbay.com/links.html
Campbell, Claire Elizabeth. Shaped by the West Wind: Nature and History in Georgian Bay. UBC Press, Vancouver (2005).
Courtin, Gerald M. A little NATURAL HISTORY OF NORTHERN GEORGIAN BAY. Source: White Squall.
http://www.whitesquall.com/pdf/naturalhistory03.pdf
Gutsche, Andrea and Barbara Chisholm.The North Channel and St Mary’s River: A Guide to the History. Lynx Images, Toronto.
http://www.lynximages.com
Gutsche, Andrea, Barbara Chisholm and Russell Floren. Alone in the Night: Lighthouses of Georgian Bay, Manitoulin Island and the North Channel. Book, video and DVD. Lynx Images, Toronto (year?).
http://www.lynximages.com
Gutsche, Andrea, Barbara Chisholm and Russell Floren. Ghosts of the Bay: The Forgotten History of Georgian Bay. Book, video and DVD. Lynx Images, Toronto (year?).
http://www.lynximages.com
Ohmann, Sarah Newman and Bill Newman. Guide to Sea Kayaking Lakes Huron, Erie and Ontario: The Best Day Trips and Tours, Globe Pequot Press, Old Saybrook (1999).
Reynolds, Jonathan and Heather Smith: Kayaking Georgian Bay, Boston Mills Press, Erin (1999).
Stone, Kas. Paddling and Hiking The Georgian Bay Coast, Boston Mills Press, Erin (2008).

Ed note:
Regrets for the present mess. I intend to do a clockwise sort, by access point.

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Ed note:
Routes extending west from Little Current are posted in the thread North Channel and its basin
http://myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtopic.php?f=107&t=31543

Access Little Current.
At the moment, I have no Georgian Bay entries starting here.
The North Channel entry starting at Little Current provides no details regarding parking, launching, etc.

Access Killarney area.
Option 1: Start in Killarney village(perhaps park on a street in the village; better check signs – regulations may have changed since my last visit). Paddlers starting here, or transiting from the North Channel, often encounter clapotis near Red Rock Point, especially later in the day; tourists seem to enjoy the spectacle.
Option 2. Park at the mouth of the Chikanishing River and start from there. I believe that a permit is required and that it can be purchased at the George Lake entry point.

Chikanising River to Red Rock lighthouse. Guide.
Source: Stone, Kas. Paddling & Hiking Ontario’s Southern Shield Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2005).
Chapter 10. Killarney
Chikanishing River and Georgian Bay Coast

Chikanishing River. Etches Island, Hawk Island, West Fox Island. Online, Journal, Photos.
Author: Marc Charron.
Route description: Chikanishing River, Etches Island, Northeast Hawk Island, Martins Island, West Fox Island, Chikanishing River.
Title at source: Georgian Bay - Etches Island. July 2009
http://marccharron.blogspot.com/2009/07 ... first.html
Title at source: Georgian Bay - Northeast Hawk Island. July 2009
http://marccharron.blogspot.com/2009/07 ... n-bay.html
Title at source: Georgian Bay - Martins Island. July 2009
http://marccharron.blogspot.com/2009/07 ... -back.html
Title at source: Georgian Bay - West Fox Island. July 2009
http://marccharron.blogspot.com/2009/07 ... eaded.html

Chikanishing River. Hawk Island and Fox Islands. Guide.
Source: Callan, Kevin. A Paddler’s Guide to Killarney and the French River. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2006).
Title at source: Fox Islands.
Route description: Chikanishing River; descriptions of West Fox Island, East Fox Island, Hawk Island, Green Island,

Chikanishing River. Philip Edward Island circumnavigation. Guide.
Source: Callan, Kevin. A Paddler’s Guide to Killarney and the French River. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2006).
Also Callan, Kevin. Top 50 Canoe Routes of Ontario. Firefly Books, Richmond Hill and Buffalo (2011).
Title at source: Philip Edward Island.
Route description: Chikanishing River, West Desjardin Bay, Big Rock Point, Bateman Island, Hincks Island, Beaverstone Bay, Burnt Island, Collins Inlet, Mill Lake, Chikanishing River.

Chikanishing River. Philip Edward Island circumnavigation. Online, Photos.
Ed note: Guided trip.
Author: Marc Charron.
Route is unspecified; start was likely from Chikanishing River.
Title at source: Georgian Bay - Philip Edwards Island (near Killarney). July 2008
http://marccharron.blogspot.com/2008/07 ... -near.html

Chikanishing River. Philip Edward Island circumnavigation. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: Jack_007.
Route description: Chikanishing River, past Western Entrance, West Desjardin Bay, Big Rock Point, Bateman Island, Hincks Island, Beaverstone Bay, Burnt Island, Collins Inlet, Mill Lake, Chikanishing River.
Title at source: Canoeing around Philip Edward Island, Ontario, August 11-20.
Report:
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=36561
http://ontario-nature.blogspot.com/2010 ... sland.html
Photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jack_1962/ ... 843531638/

Chikanishing River, Bustard Islands, McCoy Islands, Parry Sound. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description (condensed, from report): Chikanishing River, Desjardin Point, The Chickens, Bustard Islands, Churchill Islands, Champlain Island, Naiscoot River mouth, Bayfield Inlet, Point au Baril, McCoy Islands, Snake Islands, “Parry Sound” (no details).
Title at source: Tour of the Bay.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/Bay05_1/
http://johanna.wandel.ca/Bay05_1/page2.htm
http://johanna.wandel.ca/Bay05_1/page3.htm
http://johanna.wandel.ca/Bay05_1/page4.htm
http://johanna.wandel.ca/Bay05_1/page5.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Access French River and Pickerel River.
Ed notes regarding Routes starting from the French / Pickerel access points listed below:
1. Most such Routes are posted in the thread French River region
http://myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtopic.php?f=107&t=33992
2. I have reserved this (the Georgian Bay Coast) thread for lengthy trips on the Bay itself.
French River PP permits: Last I heard, you can purchase permits at 3 locations: the marina on Hwy 69 at the Key River, the post on Hwy 69 at the French River, and at Hartley Bay.
Access option 1: The marina on the north side of the French river, east of Hwy 69. It’s a long paddle to the Bay.
Access option 2: Hartley Bay Marina on the French River. Parking is by valet; not all paddlers are pleased with the result.
Access option 3: The marina (I haven’t used it since the change in ownership) on Cantin Lake (IR land). From here, you can paddle down the Pickerel River to the junction with the French River or you can head up through Trestle Gully Lake and portage (check map for what is IR land) past Little French Rapids to the French River. Either way, it’s another long paddle to the Bay.

Access Key River.
Access is from the marina on Hwy 69; the Bay is 14 km downstream.

Key River, Bustards, Fingerboards, French River delta, ... Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Hwy 69, Key River, Georgian Bay, Bustard Islands, Fingerboards, Whitefish Bay, French River delta (Main Outlet, Eastern Outlet), Fox Islands, Eastern Outlet; remainder not documented.
Title at source: French 2000 / Sea Kayaking on Georgian Bay.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/bustards/index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Access Magnetawan River.
Most parties use Britt; at least one report lists Byng Inlet as the starting point but the author may be referring to the inlet rather than to the settlement.

Britt to Hartley Bay? Online, Journal.
Source: paddling.net
Route description: Britt, Outer Fox Island, Eastern Outlet, French River to take-out (Hartley Bay?).
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?534

Britt, Bustard Islands and French River delta, Britt. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Ed note: Same source as another entry.
Author: Tomek.
Route description: Britt, Georgian Bay, Champlain Island, Dead Island, Bustard Islands, French River delta, Dead Island, Britt.
Title at source: Georgian Bay - Britt - Bustards - Britt - Killarney.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 80&start=0
More photos at:
http://crazyravr.smugmug.com/gallery/57 ... 3620_KRWmh

Britt, Churchill Islands, One Tree Island; Britt. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Britt, Champlain Island, Churchill Islands, One Tree Island, Churchill Islands, Lamondin Point, Britt.
Title at source: Classic Georgian Bay.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/babbles/archives/000192.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Britt, Dead Island, Britt. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Britt, Champlain Island, Dead Island, Britt.
Title at source: Paddle to Dead Island.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/DeadIsland03/index.html
Another Dead Island entry (access point unspecified):
Title at source: Dead Island Deluge / Ah, Those Russians.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/deadisland04/index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Britt, Dead Island, Henvey Inlet, Britt. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Britt, Cunningham Islands, Black Bay, Champlain Island, past Key river mouth; Henvey Inlet, Britt.
Title at source: One More Paddle (A weekend on Georgian Bay in September).
http://johanna.wandel.ca/DeadIsland/index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Britt, Naiscoot River mouth; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Britt, Norgate Inlet, Naiscoot River mouth; return.
Title at source: The Lee Bowes Roll and Nap Tour of the Bay.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/norgate/index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Byng Inlet, Bustard Islands, Byng Inlet. Online, Photos.
Author: Bryan Hansel.
Route description (ALLAN): Byng Inlet, Dead Island, Bustards, Byng Inlet.
Title at source: Georgian Bay - Bustard Island Trip Report.
CCR discussion:
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=24897
Source:
http://www.paddlinglight.com/articles/t ... -bay-trip/

Access Bayfield Inlet, Sturgeon Bay Provincial Park and Pointe au Baril.
Bayfield Inlet provides quick access to the bay. Access from the other two points, though possible, is much longer and I know of no parties that have used them.

Bayfield Inlet, Naiscoot River mouth, Norgate Inlet; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Bayfield Inlet, Naiscoot River mouth, Foster Island, Norgate Inlet; return.
Title at source: As Summer Winds Down.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/babbles/archives/000617.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Bayfield Inlet, Naiscoot River mouth, . Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Ed note (2012): The inside passage from the North Channel to Bayfield Inlet has been bone-dry for years.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Bayfield Inlet, Naiscoot River mouth, North Channel, Middle Channel, South Channel, Bayfield Inlet.
Title at source: Big Water, Hot Rocks & Swamp Bashing.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/naiscoot2/index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Bayfield Inlet, Naiscoot River mouth and Charles Inlet; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Ed note (2012): The route from the North Channel to the Middle Channel and Charles Inlet has been bone-dry for years.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Bayfield Inlet, Naiscoot River mouth, day trip on back route through Charles Inlet; return.
Title at source: chick trip kicks.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/naiscoot/index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Access Dillon.

Dillon, McCoy Islands, Limestone Islands, Dillon. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Dillon, McCoy Islands, Limestone Islands, Hertzberg Archipelago, Dillon.
Title at source: McCoys Kayak Trip.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/babbles/archives/000179.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Access Snug Harbour.

Snug Harbour, Mink Islands, McCoy Island, Limestone Islands (Nature Reserve), Snug Harbour. Online, Journal, Photos.
Limestone Islands Provincial Nature Reserve.
http://www.ontarioparks.com/english/lime.html
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Snug Harbour, Red Rock, Mink Islands, McCoy Island, Limestone Islands, McCoy Island, Henrietta Point, Snug Harbour.
Title at source: The Bay that I Love.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/limestones/index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Snug Harbour, Snake Islands, Mink Islands, Snug Harbour. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Snug Harbour, Snake Islands, Mink Islands and Green Island, Snake Islands, Snug Harbour.
Title at source: The Sure Thing.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/babbles/archives/000213.html
Another trip to the Snakes:
Route description: Snug Harbour, Snake Islands, Snug Harbour.
Title at source: Piddle, Paddle, Early Season.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/babbles/archives/000257.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Access Parry Sound.
I know only that access is possible.

Access Killbear Provincial Park.
Killbear Provincial Park. Information.
http://www.ontarioparks.com/english/killb.html .

Killbear PP, Parry Island, Sandy Island, Killbear PP. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Title at source: Walking the Walk / Cold Water Paddling in Early May.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/firstpaddle03/index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Access Massagauga Provincial Park.

Massasauga PP. Wreck Island. Guide.
Source: Stone, Kas. Paddling & Hiking Ontario’s Southern Shield Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2005).
Chapter 8. The Massasauga.
Georgian Bay and Wreck Island

Massasauga PP. Wreck Island. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: paddling.net
Author: Robert Keeler.
Route description: Wreck Island, from Massasauga Provincial Park.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?2206

Massasauga PP. Sharpe Island, Wreck Island, Blackstone Harbour. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Sharpe Island, Wreck Island, Sharpe Island, Blackstone Harbour and Calhoun Lodge; return.
Title at source: Backcountry Lite.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/massassauga/index.html
Another trip to the same region:
Route description: Sharpe Island and Wreck Island.
Title at source: Roaring stove and shutterbug.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/babbles/archives/000277.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Access Woods Bay.
Ed note: I expect that most parties would drive to Woods Bay rather than paddle the Moon River.

Woods Bay, Umbrella Islands, Chancellor Islands, Wreck Island, Sharpe Island, Woods Bay . Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Woods Bay, Moon Island, Mainland Point, Sans Souci and Fryingpan Island, Running Island, Umbrella Islands, Chancellor Islands, Wreck Island, Sharpe Island (Massasauga PP), Woods Bay.
Title at source: Umbrellas I Have Seen.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/umbrellas/index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Access Twelve Mile Lake.

Twelve Mile Lake, Western Islands; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Twelve Mile Lake, O’Donnell Point, crossing, Western Islands; return.
Title at source: Western Islands Crossing and Sitting.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/babbles/archives/000282.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Access intermediate points.
Several roads run from Hwy 400 to the Bay; I have no reports of paddling parties using them.
This part of the Bay is heavily cottaged (in both numbers and size), heavily motorboated (ditto) and moreover lacks campsites.

Access Gibson area.

Access Honey Harbour.

Georgian Bay Islands National Park. Information.
ALLAN

Ed note: Beausoleil Island is part of
Georgian Bay Islands National Park.

Beausoleil Island. Guide.
Source: Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Three Routes from Honey Harbour: Torch Point, Chimney Bay and the north point.

Beausoleil Island. Online, Journal.
Author: Dorothy Van Esbroeck.
Title at source: Top 10 Reasons to Kayak Beausoleil Island. http://www.geocities.com/glska/Autumn05.html

Beausoleil Island. Online, Journal.
ALLAN
Author: Darren Cope.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/beausoleil2.htm

Beausoleil Island. Online, Journal.
ALLAN
Author: Darren Cope.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/beausoleil.htm

Honey Harbour, McCrae Lake; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
Route description: Honey Harbour, Beausoleil Island, ... . creek, McCrae Lake; return.
Title at source: Madness in May.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/mccrae/index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Access intermediate points.
The reach from Waubaushene from Tobermory is off the Shield, heavily populated and rarely paddled.

Access Tobermory area.

Bruce Peninsula National Park. Information.
Bruce Peninsula National Park.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/on/bruce/index_e.asp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Peni ... ional_Park

Bruce Peninsula National Park. Online, Journal.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/babbles/archives/000201.html

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Entries to be sorted

Dillon, Shawanaga Island, Limestone Islands, Mink Islands, Franklin Island, Dillon. Online, Journal, Photos, Maps, Links.
Author: cobain_lg.
Route description (not necessarily in order): Dillon, Stoll Island, shipwrecks, Shawanaga Island, barrel and lighthouse of Pointe au Baril, Wade Island, Limestone Islands, Big McCoy Island, Langridge Island, Mink Islands, Red Rock, Franklin Island, Lenice Island, Franklin Island, Dillon.
Title at source: Georgian bay 5 day trip.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=34054
http://awholebunchofings.blogspot.com/2 ... -camp.html
http://awholebunchofings.blogspot.com/2 ... round.html
http://awholebunchofings.blogspot.com/2 ... oy_14.html
http://awholebunchofings.blogspot.com/2 ... minks.html
http://awholebunchofings.blogspot.com/2 ... sland.html

Dillon, McCoy Islands, Mink Islands, Franklin Island, Dillon. Online, Journal, Photos.
Author: Marc Charron.
Route description: Dillon's Cove, Polley Island, … , Edge Island, Twin Sisters Island, Big McCoy Island, Archer Island, Birnie Island, Garland Island, Rapier Island, Green Island, Henrietta Point of Franklin Island, Snug Harbour, return to Franklin Island, Lenice Island, Wrinkler Island (not at Toporama), Dillon’s Cove.
Title at source: Georgian Bay - Franklin, Mink and McCoy Islands. Sept 2008
http://marccharron.blogspot.com/2008/09 ... lands.html

Fathom Five National Park. Information.
Fathom Five National Park.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/amnc-nmca/on/fathomfive/index_E.asp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fathom_Fiv ... arine_Park

Fathom Five National Park. Online, Journal.
ALLAN: Link to Fathom Five National Park: Information.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/babbles/archives/000273.html

Fathom Five and Bruce Peninsula National Parks. Online, Journal, Photos.
ALLAN LINK to Fathom Five National Park.
ALLAN LINK to Bruce Peninsula National Park.
Ed note: Toporama seems confused (it says that the area is part of Georgian Bay Islands National Park).
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: Tomek.
Route description: Dunks Bay, Flowerpot Island, Storm Haven Beach; Grotto and hiking (Cave Point); return.
Title at source: TR - Fathom Five and Bruce Peninsula - kayaking.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=34105

French River, Fox Islands (Killarney), Pickerel River. Online, Photos.
Author: Tom Angelakis.
Route description: “… Hartley Bay, … Old Voyageur Channel, … Georgian Bay, … Point Grondine, Hen Island, Sugar John Bay, Beaverstone Bay, Dear Island, Bateman Island, Big Rock Portage, Fox Islands (near Killarney), … Hawk Island, Whitefish Bay, Dead Island, and the Pickerel River.”
Title at source: French River - Georgian Bay - Fox Islands (near Killarney) - Pickerel River (July 30 - August 6, 2004).
http://tomangelakis.tripod.com/Georgian ... 202004.htm

French River to Ste Marie among the Hurons. Online, Journal, Photos.
Author: Tom Angelakis.
Route description: Hartley Bay, The Elbow, Sand Bay, Bass Lake, Pratt Island, Dead Island, Key Harbour, McNab Rocks, Charles Inlet, Wadw Island, Mink Islands, Virtue Island, Snug Harbour, Lally Island, Waubuno Channel, Parry Island, Sans Souci, Wilkinson Island, Big David Bay, Gunn Island, Long Island, Cecil Island, Bushby Point, Musquash Channel, Beausoleil Island, Wye River, Ste Marie among the Hurons.
Title at source: Georgian Bay: French River (Hartley Bay) to Ste. Marie among the Hurons (July 2002).
http://tomangelakis.tripod.com/Ste%20Marie.htm

Georgian Bay. Online, Photos.
Source: paddling.net
Author: Phil Allin.
Three short trips:
(a) Killbear Provincial Park, Johnson Island, Giffen Island.
(b) Franklin Island, from Killbear PP.
(c) Chikanishing River, Fox Island, Philip Edward Island, Anchor Island.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?457

Georgian Bay. Online, Photos.
Author: Jack_007 of Canadian Canoe Routes.
Ed note: Region near Massasauga Provincial Park; three internet sites.
Blackstone Harbour and Moon River Falls.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jack_1962/ ... 863814727/
Camping on Wreck Island.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jack_1962/ ... 585579810/
Campsite and trip to Wreck Island.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jack_1962/ ... 730311663/

Georgian Bay Islands National Park. Information.
Georgian Bay Islands National Park.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/on/georg/index_E.asp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgian_B ... ional_Park
Online guided tour [Ed note: short!].
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/on/georg/visit/visit7_E.asp

Honey Harbour and Beausoleil Island area. Online, Journal.
Source: Guillemot Kayaks Library.
Author: William Whalen.
Route description: Honey Harbour, Big Dog Channel, Cedar Springs (Beausoleil Island), Little Dog Channel, Frying Pan Bay, Musquash Channel, Go Home Bay, Bushby Inlet, Go Home settlement, Go Home River, The Narrows; turn back; The Serpentine; turn south, Honeymoon Bay (Beausoleil Island), Goblin Bay, west coast of Beausoleil Island, Gin Islands, Beausoleil Point, Cedar Spings, Honey Harbour.
Title at source: Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure to Georgian Bay.
http://www.guillemot-kayaks.com/Buildin ... anBay.html

Key River area.
Author: Chris Lawson.
Route description: Key River access, Key River, past Key Harbour and into Georgian Bay, Dead Island Channel, … , return to Key River.
http://cmkl.ca/georgianbay/

Killarney area. Online, Journal, Photos.
Sources: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum; private site.
Ed note: Same source as another entry.
Author: Tomek.
Route description: Chikanishing River, Fox Islands, Hawk Islands, Green Island,
ALLAN: Fix
Title at source: Georgian Bay - Britt - Bustards - Britt - Killarney.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 80&start=0
More photos:
http://crazyravr.smugmug.com/gallery/57 ... 3620_KRWmh

Killarney area. Martins Island. Online, Photos
Sources: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum; private site.
Author: Watersong.
Title at source: Pictures from Martin Island (off the coast of Philip Edward).
CCR posts:
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=36403
Photos:
http://picasaweb.google.ca/watersong11/ ... irectlink#

Massagauga PP to Beausoleil Island. Guide.
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Ed note: Source does not provide an extensive list of campsites; much of the area is privately owned.
Coverage, map 1: Access via Blackstone Harbour, or Woods Bay, or the Moon River; Captain Allan Strait, Moon Island, Sharpe Island, Wreck Island.
Coverage, map 2: Loon Island past Twelve Mile Bay and O'Donnell Point, outside Moose Bay, past Alexander Bay (access by "Moose Point").
Coverage, map 3: Outer route past Long Island; inner route through The Serpentine, Moreau's Bay and Go Home Bay (accessed from the Musquash River); past Campion Island.
Coverage, map 4: Past Cognashene Lake, Musquash Channel accessed by the Musquash River), Bone Island, Honey Harbour.

Moon River Bay. Online, Photos.
Source: paddling.net
Author: Robert Keeler.
Route description: Day trip from marina.
Title at source: Moon River Bay, Moon Basin and Moon Falls. http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?2181

Naiscoot River to Pickerel River; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Ed note: Parking at the Naiscoot bridge on Rte 529 is on a reserved basis only.
Author: Allan Jacobs.
Route description: Rte 529, Naiscoot River, Georgian Bay, past Foster Island, through Norgate Inlet, past Magnetawan River mouth, past Henvey Inlet, Dead Island, Key Harbour, Whistler Bay, Sand Bay, Bowens Bay, Pickerel River, Moose Bay, Sand Bay, Whistler Bay, past Key Harbour, past Henvey Inlet, Free Drinks Passage, past Magnetawan River mouth, Norgate Inlet, past Naiscoot River mouth, Chicken Liver (sic) Channel, Naiscoot River, Rte 529.
Title at source: Northeast Georgian Bay, Naiscoot River to Pickerel River.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=36529

McGregor Bay. Online, Journal.
Location: Killarney, Little Current, Whitefish Falls area.
Source: paddling.net
Ed note: McGregor has many cottages and motorboats, very little camping.
Author: JiveTurrky.
Route description: Route not specified.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?1591

Snug Harbour to Killarney. Online, Journal.
Source: Guillemot Kayaks library.
Author: Harry Weidman.
Route description: Snug Harbour, Red Rock Island, Mink Islands, McCoy Islands, Head Island, Flat Rock Island, One Tree Island, Bustard Islands, Temple Rocks, Grondine Rock, Hen Island and the Chickens, Popham Point, Pinch Island, Killarney settlement, shuttle to Snug Harbour.
Title at source: Sea Kayaking in Georgian Bay.
http://www.guillemot-kayaks.com/Trips/Weidman.html