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Haliburton, Kawartha & Muskoka

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Contents:

Haliburton:
Leslie Frost Centre Area, Poker Lake area, Gull Lake, Gull River, Kennisis River, Drag River, Irondale River, Burnt River, etc.

Kawartha:
Eels Creek,
Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park (abbreviated KHPP),
Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park (abbreviated QEWPP), and other areas in the Kawarthas, with the exception of the Trent part of the Trent-Severn Waterway (which is placed in South Eastern region).

Muskoka:
Big East River, Black River, Dee River, Hollow River, Kahshe River, North and South Muskoka Rivers, Oxtongue River, Rosseau River, Severn River (Severn part of the Trent-Severn Waterway), Shadow River, Sharpe Creek.
Lake Joseph, Lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau, Lake of Bays.

Ed note:
Once I decide how to do so, I'll rename and reorder all these entries.
Please bear with me until then.

Haliburton.

Haliburton area. Information.
Wilson, Susan. Water Ways: Exploring Haliburton by Canoe. Kevker, Minden (2000).
Ed note: Chapters are individually referenced below.

Haliburton Highlands Water Trails.
http://www.algonquinhighlands.ca/water
Routes are divided between the Leslie Frost Centre Area and the Poker Lakes Area.
ALLAN: Separate routes and post accordingly.

Big East Lake. Guide.
Ed notes:
1. South of Poker and Bentshoe Lakes; access off Hwy 118.
2. Not part of the Big East River system.
Source: Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Weekend Wilderness Adventures in Southern Ontario, Boston Mills Press, Erin (2004).
Also Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Lake travel.

Big Hawk Lake to Nunikani Lake; return. Online, Journal.
Authors: Bill and Janice Stauttener.
Route description: Big Hawk Lake, Red Pine Lake, Nunikani Lake, Big Hawk Lake.
http://billandjanice.stauttener.com/Can ... 20Loop.pdf

Big Hawk Lake to Nunikani Lake; return. Journal.
Source: Wilson, Susan and Marta Scythes (Illustrator). Water Ways: Exploring Haliburton by Canoe. Kevker Publications, Minden (2000).
Route description (Chapter 7): Big Hawk Landing (Big Hawk Lake), Crab Falls, Nunikani (Crab) Lake, Wallace Pond (by foot), North Nunikani Lake (by foot); return.

Black Creek; Moore Lake to Black Lake; return. Journal.
Source: Wilson, Susan and Marta Scythes (Illustrator). Water Ways: Exploring Haliburton by Canoe. Kevker Publications, Minden (2000).
Route description (Chapter 10): Moore Lake, Black Creek, Black Lake; return.

Black Lake loop; from Shoe Lake, Carcass Lake and Raven Lake. Guide.
Source: Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Ed note: Fee information may be out of date.
Route description: Shoe Lake, Blue Chalk Lake, Red Chalk Lake, Carcass Lake, Pairo Lakes, Black Lake, Wren Lake, Little Wren Lake, Raven Lake, Five-Mile Bay, Shoe Lake.

Burnt River. Gelert to Kinmount. Online, Notes.
Source: National Capital Region Y Canoe Camping Club.
Author: msandwun.
Title at source: Burnt River.
Route description: Gelert area, Burnt River, Irondale River confluence, Three Brothers Falls, Kinmount (Hwys 121 &503).
http://www.yccc.ca/index.php/route-desc ... urnt-river

Drag River and Burnt River; Canning Lake to Trent-Severn Waterway. Guide.
Source: Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Canning Lake Dam (Kushog Dam at Toporama), Drag River, Burnt River junction, Irondale River confluence, Three Brothers Falls, Kinmount (and Hwy 121 access/egress), dam, High Falls, past Watsons and Burnt River settlements, past Goose Lake. Egress 1: Rosedale River, Rosedale (Hwy 35; egress?), Balsam Lake and Balsam Lake Provincial Park. Egress 2: Cameron Lake (Trent – Severn Waterway) and Fenelon Falls (Hwy 121); egress possible also from Isaacs Glen (Hwy 35)?.

Drag River and Burnt River; Canning Lake to Kinmount. Journal.
Source: Wilson, Susan and Marta Scythes (Illustrator). Water Ways: Exploring Haliburton by Canoe. Kevker Publications, Minden (2000).
Route description (Chapter 6): Scott’s Dam (below Canning Lake), Burnt River junction, Irondale River junction, Kinmount.

Frost area. Guide.
Stone, Kas. Paddling & Hiking Ontario’s Southern Shield Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2005).
Chapter 7. The Frost Centre
Raven Lake and the Geomorphology Hike

Frost area. Online, Photos.
Author: Blair Caron.
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/bluewater ... x.html#top

Gull Lake, Moore Lake, Sheldon Lake, Devil’s Lake. Online,
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: chris.brock.
Route description (day trip): Deep Bay of Gull Lake, Moore Falls, Black Creek, Black Lake, Sheldon Lake, Devil’s Lake, to southeast end and road.
Title at source: A little Haliburton loop trip report.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=29960

Gull River. Online, Photos.
Author: Richard Culpeper.
Ed note: Photos only.
http://my.tbaytel.net/culpeper/GullRiver.html

Gull River. Journal.
Wilson, Susan and Marta Scythes (Illustrator). Water Ways: Exploring Haliburton by Canoe. Kevker Publications, Minden (2000).
Reach 1, Chapter 1: Minden to Gull Lake.
Reach 2, Chapter 2: Moore Falls to Norland.
Reach 3, Chapter 5: West Guilford to Boshkung Lake.

Gull River; Minden White Water Preserve. Information.
Whitewater Ontario.
http://www.whitewaterontario.ca/index.p ... &Itemid=62
Ottawa White Water Paddler.
http://www.kayaker.ca/thegull.htm

Gull River; Minden White Water Preserve. Online, Notes.
Source: National Capital Region Y Canoe Camping Club.
Author: harts.
Title at source: Gull River near Minden.
http://www.yccc.ca/index.php/route-desc ... ear-minden
Author: admin.
Title at source: Gull River.
http://www.yccc.ca/index.php/route-desc ... gull-river
Author: admin.
Title at source: Minden Whitewater Preserve.
http://www.yccc.ca/index.php/route-desc ... r-preserve

Herb Lake to Little Wren Lake. Journal.
Wilson, Susan and Marta Scythes (Illustrator). Water Ways: Exploring Haliburton by Canoe. Kevker Publications, Minden (2000).
Route description, Chapter 9: Northeast end of Herb (Stoney) Lake, Ernest (Little Stoney) Lake, Brandy Falls, Gun Lake, Raven Lake, Little Wren Lake.

Herb Lake to Gun Lake; return. Guide.
Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Kawagama Road (regional road #8), Herb Lake, Ernest Lake, Brandy Falls, Gun Lake; return.

Hollow River, Lower; Kawagama Lake to Dorset. Journal.
Wilson, Susan and Marta Scythes (Illustrator). Water Ways: Exploring Haliburton by Canoe. Kevker Publications, Minden (2000).
Route description, Chapter 11: Kawagama Lake, River Bay, dam, Hollow River; takeout above Dorset.

Irondale River and Burnt River; Gooderham to Kinmount. Guide.
Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Gooderham (Rtes 503 and 507), Irondale River, Devil’s Gap Dam, Maxwells, Irondale, Furnace Falls, Burnt River junction, Three Brothers Falls, Kinmount (Hwy 121).

Irondale River and Burnt River; Gooderham to Kinmount. Journal.
Wilson, Susan and Marta Scythes (Illustrator). Water Ways: Exploring Haliburton by Canoe. Kevker Publications, Minden (2000).
Reach 1, Chapter 3: Gooderham to Irondale.
Reach 2, Chapter 4: Irondale to Kinmount.

Kennisis dam, Red Pine Lake, Nunikani Lake, Big Hawk Lake, Kennisis dam. Online, Notes.
Source: National Capital Region Y Canoe Camping Club.
Author: msandwun.
Title at source: Nunikani Route.
Route description: Kennisis dam (end of Kennisis Lake), Kennisis River, Red Pine Lake, Nunikani Lake, Nunikani Dam, Big Hawk Lake, Clear Lake, Red Pine Lake, Kennisis River, Kennisis dam.
http://www.yccc.ca/index.php/route-desc ... kani-route

Kennisis River. Kennisis Lake to Nunikani Lake; return. Journal.
Wilson, Susan and Marta Scythes (Illustrator). Water Ways: Exploring Haliburton by Canoe. Kevker Publications, Minden (2000).
Route description, Chapter 8: Dam below Kennisis Lake, Kennisis River, Red Pine Lake, Nunikani Lake; return.

Little Hawk Lake, Nunikani Lake loop. Online, Journal.
Authors: Bill and Janice Stauttener.
Route description: Little Hawk Lake, Clear Lake, Red Pine Lake, Nunikani Lake, Big Hawk Lake, Little Hawk Lake.
http://billandjanice.stauttener.com/Can ... 20Trip.pdf

Little Wren Lake to Black River. Online, Journal.
Author: Darren Cope.
Route description: Little Wren Lake, Raven Lake, Gun Lake, … , Herb Lake, … , Knife Lakes, Jean Lake, … , Hosiery Lake, … , Ronald Lake, … , Avery Creek, … , Sherborne Lake, Plastic Lake, Black River.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/frostcentre5.htm

Little Wren Lake to Black River. Online, Journal.
Author: Darren Cope.
Route description: Little Wren Lake, Raven Lake, Gun Lake, Ernest Lake, Herb Lake, Minis Lake, Knife Lake, Jean Lake, Black River.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/frostcentre7.htm

Little Wren Lake to Dan Lake. Online, Journal.
Author: Darren Cope.
Route description: Little Wren Lake, Raven Lake, Gun Lake, Ernest Lake, Herb Lake, Wren Lake, Horse Lake, McEwen Lake, Dan Lake.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/frostcentre3.htm

Little Wren Lake to Knife Lake. Online, Journal.
Author: Darren Cope.
Route description: Little Wren Lake, Raven Lake, Plastic Lake, Sherborne Lake, Big Hawk Lake, Clear Lake, Red Pine Lake, Nunikani Lake, Gun Lake, Jean Lake, Knife Lake.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/frostcentre.htm

Little Wren Lake to Knife Lake. Online, Journal.
Author: Darren Cope.
Route description: Little Wren Lake, Raven Lake, Gun Lake, Knife Lake.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/frostcentre2.htm

Little Wren Lake, Gun Lake, Donald Lake; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Sources: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum; private site.
Author: deepnet.
Route description: Little Wren Lake, Raven Lake, Gun Lake, Ernest Lake, Donald Lake; return.
Title at source: Ice-out canoe trip in the Haliburtons, April 2009.
Ed note: Contains also a MYTOPO.COM map.
CCR posts:
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=35321
Report:
http://www.deepnettech.com/canoe_trip_h ... 9_05.shtml
Video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkqVYicXlfQ

Livingstone Lake, Rockaway Lake, Dividing Lake; return. Journal, Guide.
Ed note: Dividing Lake and part of Rockaway Lake lie in Algonquin Provincial Park; better have a permit if you go there.
Source: Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003). Title at source: Rockaway and Dividing Lakes.
Also Callan, Kevin. A Paddler’s Guide to Algonquin Park. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2008). Title at source: Dividing Lake.
Route description: Livingston Lake (Algonquin PP access 14), Bear Lake (accessible also from Kawagama Lake), Kimball Lake, Kimball Creek, Rockaway Lake, Minkey Lake, Dividing Lake; return.

Livingstone Lake to Rockaway Lake. Online, Journal.
Location: Dorset/Kawagama.
Author: Darren Cope.
Route description: Livingstone Lake, Bear Lake, Kimball Lake, Rockaway Lake.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/rockaway.htm

McEwen Lake loop; from Little Wren Lake. Guide.
Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Little Wren Lake, Wren Lake, Horse Lake, McEwen Lake, Three Island Lake, Margaret Lake, Dan Lake, McEwen Lake; return via Horse Lake.

Nunikani loop; from Big Hawk Lake. Guide.
Source: Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Also Callan, Kevin. Top 50 Canoe Routes of Ontario. Firefly Books, Richmond Hill and Buffalo (2011).
Route description: Big Hawk Lake, Clear Lake, Red Pine Lake, Nunikani Lake; side trip to East Paint Lake; side trip to Shoelace Lake; Big Hawk Lake.

Poker Lake loop. Guide.
Source: Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Also Callan, Kevin. Top 50 Canoe Routes of Ontario. Firefly Books, Richmond Hill and Buffalo (2011).
Ed note: Access from Cinder Lake is not recommended.
Route description: Bentshoe Lakes (from Hwy 118), Poker Creek, Poker Lake, Ooze Lake, Quirt Lake, Cinder Lake, Poker Lake (east end), Upper Crane Lake, Lower Crane Lake, Bentshoe Lakes.

Poker Lake loop. Online, Journal.
Author: Darren Cope.
Route description: Bentshoe Lakes, Poker Lake, Ooze Lake, Quirt Lake, Cinder Lake, Muck Lake, Crane Lakes, Bentshoe Lakes.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/poker.htm

Poker Lake loop. Online, Journal.
Authors: Bill and Janice Stauttener.
Route description: Bentshoe Lakes, Poker Lake, Quirt Lake, Upper Crane Lake, Lower Crane Lake, Bentshoe Lakes.
http://billandjanice.stauttener.com/Can ... 20Loop.pdf

Raven Lake, McEwen Lake, Black Lake loop. Online, Journal.
Authors: Bill and Janice Stauttener.
Route description: Five-Mile Bay of Raven Lake, Wren Lake, Upper Marsh Lake, Horse Lake, McEwen Lake, Dan Lake, Margaret Lake, Three-Island Lake, McEwen Lake, Horse Lake, Lower Marsh Lake, Black Lake, Lower Marsh Lake, Upper Marsh Lake, Wren Lake, Little Wren Lake, Five-Mile Bay of Raven Lake.
http://billandjanice.stauttener.com/Can ... 20Trip.pdf

Saint Nora Lake to Black River. Online, Journal.
Author: Darren Cope.
Route description: Saint Nora Lake, Sherborne Lake, … Big Hawk Lake, … Kennisis … Snowshoe … Sundew … Long … Wren Lake, … Margaret Lake, …, Black River.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/frostcentre6.htm

Saint Nora Lake to Sherborne Lake; return. Guide.
Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: St Nora Lake (Hwy 35), Sherborne Lake; side trip to Orley Lake; side trip through Little Avery Lake and Plastic Lake; side trip through Silver Doe Lake and Silver Buck Lake; return.

Shoe Lake to Black River. Online, Journal.
Author: Darren Cope.
Route description: Shoe Lake, Blue Chalk Lake, Red Chalk Lake, Carcass Lake, Upper and Lower Pairo Lakes, Black Lake, Horse Lake, Wren Lake, Black River.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/frostcentre4.htm

Kawartha.

Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park. Information.
Ed note: Abbreviated KHPP.
Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park.
http://www.ontarioparks.com/english/kawa.html
Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kawartha_H ... ncial_Park
Supporters of Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park.
http://www.kawarthahighlandspark.ca/map.html

Bottle Lake, Sucker Lake; return. Online, Notes, Photos, Video.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: Stajanleafs.
Route description: Bottle Lake, Sucker Lake; return.
Title at source: Fall Canoeing in the Kawartha Highlands.
CCR thread:
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 08&t=39234
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Catchacoma Lake to Sucker Lake; return. Guide.
ALLAN: Link to Kawartha Highlands PP.
Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Catchacoma Lake (off Beaver Lake Road), Bottle Creek, Bottle Lake, Sucker Lake; return.

Catchacoma Lake to Sucker Lake; return. Online, Journal.
Authors: Bill and Janice Stauttener.
Route description: Catchacoma Lake, Bottle Creek, Sucker Lake; return.
http://billandjanice.stauttener.com/Can ... 20Park.pdf

Catchacoma Lake to Sucker Lake; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Author: Tom Angelakis.
Route description: Catchacoma Lake, Bottle Creek, Bottle Lake, Sucker Lake; return.
Title at source: Catchacoma Lake to Bottle Lake and Sucker Lake, Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park (October 29 - 31, 2000).
http://tomangelakis.tripod.com/Kawartha%20Highlands.htm

Catchacoma Lake to Sucker Lake; return. Online, Notes.
Source: Canoeing Ontario.
Authors: Karenand Al.
Route description: Catchacoma Lake, Bottle Creek, Bottle Lake, Sucker Lake; return.
Title at source: Kawartha Highlands Park (Bottle Lake Route).
http://www.canoeingontario.ca/kawapark.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Catchacoma Lake to Bottle Creek; return. Online, Journal.
Sources: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum and David Lee Library.
Author: Red Helmet.
Route description: Catchacoma Narrows, Catchacoma Lake, Bottle Creek; return.
Ed note: December 16 & 17.
Title at source: December Trip Report in the Kawarthas.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=19744
http://paddlingtheredhelmet.blogspot.co ... -results=2

Catchacoma Lake to Sucker Lake; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Private site and Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: 4tanya.
Route description: Catchacoma Lake, Bottle Creek, Bottle Lake, Sucker Lake; return.
Title at source: Kawartha Highlands Park, June 2008.
CCR thread:
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=32915
Photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/canoe-cras ... 7362077082

Eels Creek and Petroglyphs Provincial Park. Guide.
Petroglyphs Provincial Park.
http://www.ontarioparks.com/english/petr.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petroglyph ... ncial_Park
http://www.google.ca/images?q=Petroglyp ... 59&bih=898
Stone, Kas. Paddling & Hiking Ontario’s Southern Shield Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2005).
Chapter 5. Petroglyphs
Eels Creek and the Petroglyphs

Eels Creek. Hwy 28 to Stony Lake. Guide.
ALLAN: Link to Petroglyphs PP.
Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Haultain (Hwy 28), Eels Creek, High Falls and hiking trail to Petroglyphs Provincial Park, Northey’s Bay Road (above Stony Lake).

Eels Creek. Hwy 28 to Stony Lake. Online, Notes.
Source: National Capital Region Y Canoe Camping Club.
Author: msandwun.
Title at source: Eels Creek - Above Stony Lake.
Route description: Haultain (Hwy 28), rapids, rapids, High Falls, rapids, Northey’s Bay Road (above Stony Lake).
http://www.yccc.ca/index.php/route-desc ... stony-lake

Eels Creek. Hwy 28 to High Falls; return. Online, Video.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: Stajanleafs.
Title at source: Eels Creek Trip Video.
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 08&t=38676
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Long Lake, Cox Lake, Turtle Lake, Compass Lake, Long Lake. Guide.
Source: Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Long Lake Road from Hwy 28, Long Lake, Loucks Lake, Cox Lake, Triangle Lake, Cherry Lake, Turtle Lake, Stoplog Lake, Compass Lake, Long Lake, return to put-in.

Long Lake, Loucks Lake; return. Notes.
Source: Thomas, Alister. Canada’s Best Canoe Routes.. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2001).
Author: Gwyneth Hoyle.
Title at source: The Kawarthas: Going Alone.

Long Lake, Loucks Lake, Cox Lake; return. Online, Notes, Photos, Video.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: Stajanleafs.
Route description: Long Lake, Loucks Lake, Cox Lake; return.
Title at source: Trip To The Kawartha Highlands - Video and Pictures.
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 08&t=39160
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Long Lake to Coon Lake, via Turtle Lake. Online.
Author: Darren Cope.
Route description: Long Lake, Loucks Lake, Cox Lake, Triangle Lake, Cherry Lake, Turtle Lake, Stoplog Lake, Compass Lake, Buzzard Lake, Vixen Lake, Shark Lake, Coon Lake.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/longlake.htm

Long Lake, Shark Lake, Coon Lake. Guide.
Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Route description: Long Lake Road from Hwy 28, Long Lake, Buzzard Lake, Vixen Lake, Shark Lake, Buzzard Creek (lower), Coon Lake and Coon Lake Road.

Long Lake to Vixen Lake; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: KDP.
Title at source: October weekend trip - Kawarthas.
Route description: Long Lake, Buzzard Lake, Vixen Lake; return.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=37071

Mississagua River; Mississagua Lake to Lower Buckhorn Lake. Guide.
Source: Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Also Callan, Kevin. Top 50 Canoe Routes of Ontario. Firefly Books, Richmond Hill and Buffalo (2011).
Ed note: The Mississagua can be accessed also from Catchacoma Lake.
Route description: Mississagua Dam Road (below Mississagua Lake), Mississagua River, bridge (Gold Lake Road), Scott Dam, bridge, Hwy 36 (above Lower Buckhorn Lake).

Serpentine Lake loop. Guide.
Source: Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Also Callan, Kevin. Top 50 Canoe Routes of Ontario. Firefly Books, Richmond Hill and Buffalo (2011).
Route description: Anstruther Lake, Rathbun Lake, Rathbun Creek, North Rathbun Lake, Serpentine Lake, Copper Lake, Anstruther Creek, Rathbun Lake, Anstruther Lake.

Serpentine Lake loop. Online, Journal.
Author: [/i]Darren Cope.[/i]
Route description: Anstruther Lake, Rathbun Lake, Copper Lake, Serpentine Lake, North Rathbun Lake.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/serpentine.htm

Serpentine Lake loop. Online, Journal.
Authors: Bill and Janice Stauttener.
Route description: Anstruther Lake, Rathbun Lake, North Rathbun Lake, Serpentine Lake, Copper Lake, Anstruther Creek, Rathbun Lake, Anstruther Lake.
http://billandjanice.stauttener.com/Can ... 20Loop.pdf

Serpentine Lake loop. Online, Video.
Sources: Private site and Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: Stajanleafs.
Title at source: Kawartha Highlands - Serpentine Loop Video.
CCR thread:
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=37272
Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qx8IJYbUNbk

Silent Lake Provincial Park. Information.
Silent Lake Provincial Park.
http://www.ontarioparks.com/english/sile.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silent_Lak ... ncial_Park

Silent Lake Provincial Park. Guide.
ALLAN: Link to Silent Lake PP Information.
Stone, Kas. Paddling & Hiking Ontario’s Southern Shield Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2005).
Chapter 4. Silent Lake
Silent Lake and Bonnie’s Pond

Silent Lake Provincial Park. Online, Photos.
ALLAN: Link to Silent Lake PP Information.
Author: Jack_007 of Canadian Canoe Routes.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jack_1962/ ... 462216267/

Silent Lake Provincial Park. Guide.
ALLAN: Link to Silent Lake PP Information.
Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Weekend Wilderness Adventures in Southern Ontario, Boston Mills Press, Erin (2004).
Route description: Silent Lake, Quiet Lake, Soft Lake, Hush Lake; return.

Wolf Lake and Crab Lake. Guide.
Source: Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Weekend Wilderness Adventures in Southern Ontario. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2004).
Also Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Also Callan, Kevin. Top 50 Canoe Routes of Ontario. Firefly Books, Richmond Hill and Buffalo (2011).
Title at source: Crab Lake.
Route description: Wolf Lake (from Anstruther Lake Road), Crab Lake; return.

Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands

Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park. Information.
Ed note: Abbreviated QEWPP.
http://www.ontarioparks.com/english/quee.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Eliz ... ncial_Park

QEWPP. Head Lake, Smudge Lake, return. Online, Journal, Guide.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: jedi jeffi.
Route description: QEWPP. Head Lake, Head River, Smudge Creek, Smudge Lake; return.
Title at source: Queen Elizabeth Wild Lands trip.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=18884

QEWPP. Head Lake, Smudge Lake, Crooked Lake, Fishog Lake, Head Lake. Online, Journal, Guide, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: jedi jeffi.
Route description: Head Lake, Head River, Smudge Creek, Smudge Lake, Crooked Lake, Head River, Long Lake, Fishog Lake, Head Lake.
Title at source: QEWPP better late than never First week of May 07.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=24247
Photos: http://outdoors.webshots.com/album/571854311CnwbGa

QEWPP. Head Lake, Smudge Lake, Crooked Lake, Fishog Lake, Head Lake. Online, Journal.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: jedi jeffi.
Route description: Head Lake (Victoria), Head River, Smudge Creek, Smudge Lake, Crooked Lake, Head River, Long Lake, Fishog Lake, Head Lake.
Title at source: Queen Elizabeth Wildlands Prov. Park.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=27582

QEWPP. Head Lake, Smudge Creek, Gold Creek, Smudge Lake, Fishog Lake, Head Lake. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: jedi jeffi.
Route description: Head Lake, Head River, Smudge Creek, break off southwest, unnamed lake north of Cranberry Lake, Gold Creek, Smudge Lake, Crooked Lake, Long Lake, Fishog Lake, Head Lake.
Title at source: Queen Elizabeth Wild Lands May 2 to 6.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=33200

QEWPP. Head Lake, Head River, Victoria Lake, Wolf Lake; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: jedi jeffi.
Route description: Head Lake, Head River, Fishog Lake, Crooked Lake, Long Lake, Victoria Lake, Wolf Lake, hike the Ganaraska Trail; return.
Title at source: Queen Elizabeth Wildlands April 2010 (with report now).
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=35761

QEWPP. Head Lake, Head River, Wolf Lake and Victoria Lake; return. Online, Video.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum
Author: Stajanleafs.
Route description: Head Lake, Head River, Fishog Lake, Round Lake, Crooked Lake, Wolf Lake and Victoria Lake; return.
Title at source: Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Trip Video.
CCR thread:
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 08&t=38440

QEWPP. Head Lake, Wolf Lake and Victoria Lake, Smudge Lake, Head River, Head Lake. Online, Journal, Photos.
Sources: Private site and Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: jedi jeffi.
Route description: Head Lake, up Head River, Fishhog Lake, Round Lake (at Toporama?), Long Lake, Crooked Lake, Wolf Lake and Victoria Lake, west through beaver ponds, south to Smudge Lake, Smudge Creek, up Head River, Head Lake.
Title at source: Queen Elizabeth Wildlands April 30 to May 5, (pic heavy).
CCR thread:
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 08&t=38103
Photos:
http://outdoors.webshots.com/album/580169158cxEXOz
http://outdoors.webshots.com/slideshow/580169158cxEXOz

QEWPP; Moore Lake and Black Creek. Minden Wild Water Preserve. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum
Author: jedi jeffi.
Title at source: Black Creek/Lake Minden Area one day trip.
Report:
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 08&t=38335

QEWPP. Sheldon Lake to Wolf Lake; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Ontario Forum.
Author: Otter Mel.
Route description: Devil’s Lake, Sheldon Lake; day trip to Cooney Lake, Victoria Lake and Wolf Lake; day trips; return to Devil’s.
Title at source: Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands PP May 2010.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 08&t=35960

Muskoka.

Arrowhead Provincial Park. Information.
Arrowhead Provincial Park.
http://www.ontarioparks.com/english/arro.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arrowhead_Provincial_Park

Arrowhead Provincial Park. Online, Photos.
Author: Jack_007 of Canadian Canoe Routes.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jack_1962/ ... 414590016/

Big East River. Online, Journal.
Location: Muskoka, near Huntsville.
Author: Johanna Wandel.
http://johanna.wandel.ca/babbles/archives/000182.html

Big East River; Canoe Lake to Huntsville. Guide.
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Canoe Lake (Algonquin PP), Gill Lake, Tonakela Lake, Drummer Lake, Little Drummer Lake, Tonakela Lake, Thunder Lake, Lupus Lake, West Harry Lake and Big East River, Whitecat Lake, Big Cedar Chutes, Finlayson Lake, McBrien Pond, McBrien Rapids, Distress Lake, Distress Dam Rapids, McArthur Chute, Bend Rapids, Williamsport Bridge, enter and leave Arrowhead PP, Lake Vernon, Hunters Bay, Huntsville.

Bigwind Lake Provincial Park. Information.
Location: Bracebridge.
http://www.ontarioparks.com/ENGLISH/bigw.html

Black River; Victoria Falls to Severn River. Guide.
Source: Reid, Ron and Janet Grand. Canoeing Ontario’s Rivers: Great Canoe Trips in Canada’s Northern Wilderness. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco (1986). Ed note: Out of print but well worth a search.
Route description: Victoria Falls, Ragged Rapids, Big Eddy, Cooper's Falls, Head River confluence, Hwy 169, Severn River.

Black River. Raven Lake to Cooper's Falls.Guide.
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Raven Lake, Wren Lake, Black Lake, Black River, Chalk Creek confluence, snowmobile bridge, Bridge Rapids, Hardrock Rapids, Cinder Lake Road bridge, Sliderock Falls, Hwy 118 bridge, Twin Falls, Vankoughnet, Bridge Rapids, Bone Falls, Pine Chutes, tributaries from North and South Longford Lakes, Anson Creek confluence, Sloped Chutes, Island Rapids, Bend Rapids, Painted Rock Rapids, road from Severn Bridge, Victoria Falls, Glory Hole, Ragged Rapids, Big eddy, Coopers Falls.
Continuation to Washago is provided in Kevin Callan's book.
Optional route starting from Raven Lake (traverse in reverse direction for a loop trip): Five Mile Bay of Raven Lake, Shoe Lake, Clear (Blue Chalk) Lake, Red Chalk Lake, Skeleton (Carcass) Lake, Upper Pairo Lake, Lower Pairo Lake, portage to Black River (above Chalk Creek confluence).

Black River. Victoria Falls to Hwy 169.Guide.
Source: Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Victoria Falls, Ragged Rapids, Cooper’s Falls, Head River confluence, Hwy 169.

Black River. Victoria Falls to Hwy 169. Online, Journal.
Author: Darren Cope.
http://dmcope.freeshell.org/blackriver.htm

Dee River. Guide.
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Three Mile Lake, Rte 21, Clark Pond, Clark Falls, Lake Rosseau, Windermere.

Hollow River, Upper; Smoke Lake to Kawagama Lake; return via Kimball Lake. Guide.
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Smoke Lake (Algonquin PP), portage to Dividing Lake, join Hollow River, Crosscorner Lake, Kawagama Lake; undocumented section; Kimball Lake, Kimball Creek, Rockaway Lake, Minkey Lake, Dividing Lake, portage to Smoke Lake.

Hollow River, Lower; Kawagama Lake to Dorset. Guide.
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description (whitewater river): Kawagama Lake, River Bay, Kawagama Rapids, Hollow Chute, Serpent Rapids, Twin Pine Rapids, Centre-Fuge, Hemlock Chute, Hollow's Hollow (and Hollow Falls), Dorset.

Kahshe River; Kahshe Lake to Sparrow Lake. Guide.
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Kahshe Lake, Walkbridge Rapids, Kahshe Falls, Devil's Corner, Hwy 11 (and "Highway Hang-up"), Dam Chutes, Zig-Zag, Muskoka Road 13, Sparrow Lake and Marina.

Lake Joseph, Lake Rosseau and Lake Muskoka. Guide.
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).

Lake of Bays. Guide.
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Ed note: Includes Fairy Lake and Peninsula Lake.

Muskoka River, North; Huntsville to Bracebridge. Guide.
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Huntsville, Fairy Lake, North Branch Muskoka River, Mary Lake, Port Sydney, Balsam Chutes, Duck Chutes, Hwy 11 and High Falls, Wilson's Falls, Flynn Rapids, Bracebridge and Bracebridge Falls.

Muskoka River, South; Baysville to Bracebridge. Guide.
SourceL Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Ed notes:
1. Toporama reverses the order of Hanna Chute and South Falls.
2. The Sharpe Creek entry describes the South Muskoka Canyon.
Route description: Baysville, Fairy Falls, Thompson's Folly, Cooks Falls, Snake Chutes, Slater's Falls, Fraserburg, May Chutes, Crozier Falls, Double Duty, Rocky Rapids, Mathiasville Dam, Tretheway Falls, Hanna Chute, Hwy 11, South Falls, Ecclestone Road, junction with North Branch, upstream to Bracebridge.

Muskoka River, South; Baysville to Cook’s Falls; return. Guide.
Source: Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Ontario’s Cottage Country. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Baysville (Hwy 117), Fair Falls, Cook’s Falls; return.

Oxtongue River, Algonquin PP boundary to Lake of Bays. Guide.
Oxtongue River - Ragged Falls Provincial Park.
http://www.ontarioparks.com/english/oxto.html
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Algonquin PP boundary, Cedar Rapids, Hardwood Rapids, High Falls, Gravel Rapids, Ragged Falls, Oxtongue Lake, Gatekeeper, Washout, Pinball Alley, Hunter's Bridge Rapids, Slope Rock Rapids, Slope Rock Rapids and Chutes, Park Rapids, ... , Hwy 35, Marsh's Falls, Dwight Bay of Lake of Bays, Dwight.

Rosseau River. Guide.
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Muskoka Road 3, Crawford's Rapids, Hwy 141, falls, Rosseau Lake Road 3; continuation possible past Rosseau Falls to Lake Rosseau?

Severn River (part of Trent-Severn Waterway). Lake Couchiching, Sparrow Lake, Big Chute, Port Severn, Georgian Bay; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canoe Stories.
Author: Norm Hooper.
Route description: Couchiching Lock, Severn River and Trent Canal, Sparrow Lake, Portlock Channel, Swift Rapids Lock, Severn Falls, Big Chute lock system, Port Severn Lock, Georgian Bay; return.
Title at source: Trent-Severn Canal 2009 Canoe Trip.
Ed note: The link
Trent-Severn Canal - A Canoe Trip through the locks and lifts of the Trent-Severn Waterway
did not reproduce; to access the report, go to
http://www.canoestories.com/#rivers
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Shadow River. Guide.
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Nipissing Road, Bridge Rapids, Hemlock Chutes, Shadow Falls, Cemetery Chutes, Cornish Creek confluence, Hwy 141, Lake Rosseau, Rosseau.

Sharpe Creek. Guide.
Source: Wilson, Hap. Canoeing and hiking wild Muskoka: an eco-adventure guide. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Route description: Hwy 11 to South Muskoka River and continuation to Bracebridge.