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Coverage
Interior Routes only.
Waters flowing into Yukon (east of the Yukon River basin), Northwest Territories and Alberta.

Specific inclusions
Atlin Lake, Bennett Lake, Crooked River, Dease River, Fort Liard, Fort Nelson River, Gataga River, Jennings River, Kechika River, Kusawa River, Liard River, Marsh Lake, McLeod Lake, McNaughton Creek, Muskwa River, Nation River, Nelson Forks, Netson Creek, Omineca River, O’Donnel River, Peace River, Rabbit River, Summit Lake, Tagish Lake, Teslin Lake, Teslin River, Toad River, Tuchodi River, Turnagain River, Tutshi River, Williston Lake.

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Atlin Lake. Information.
Atlin Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/atlin/
Atlin Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... t_cul.html
Google Map.
Source: superjens; has Panoramio photos.
http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&hl=en&ge ... wloc=addr/

Atlin Lake. Online, Journal.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, British Columbia Forum.
Author: superjens.
Route description: Paddle the south end of Atlin Lake, hike to Llewellyn Glacier.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 10&t=29673
Trip photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/superjens/ ... 964580760/

Atlin Lake. Notes.
Source: Madsen, Ken and Peter Mather. A Guide to Paddling in the Yukon. Primrose Publishing (Caribou Commons Project), Whitehorse (2004).
Route description: Put in and take out at town of Atlin.

Bennett Lake, Marsh Lake and Tagish Lake. Notes.
Source: Madsen, Ken and Peter Mather. A Guide to Paddling in the Yukon. Primrose Publishing (Caribou Commons Project), Whitehorse (2004).
Paddling: Bennett Lake, Tagish Lake, Marsh Lake (north of Tagish) and Taku Arm of Tagish Lake. Ed note: Tutshi Lake (in BC; access from Klondike Highway?) is not mentioned.
Access: Bennett BC (by RR), Carcross YT, Tagish YT, points on Klondike Highway, points on Alaska Highway.
Title at source: Southern Lakes.

Crooked River. Summit Lake to McLeod Lake. Guide.
Crooked River; Wikipedia stub.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crooked_Ri ... olumbia%29
Crooked River Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... crooked_rv
Wikipedia stub.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crooked_Ri ... ncial_Park
Whiskers Point Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /whiskers/
Source: Wainwright, Jack. Canoe Trips British Columbia, Wainbay Enterprises, Abbotsford (1994).
Route description: Hwy 97, Summit Lake settlement, Summit Lake and Crooked River, Crooked River Park, Bear Lake settlement, Davie Lake, Angusmac Creek confluence, Redrocky Lake and Redrocky Creek confluence, Kerry Lake, creek confluences (Altezega and Weedon), McLeod Lake, McLeod Lake settlement.

Dease River. Information.
Wikipedia stub.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dease_River

Dease River. Features.
Dease Lake (several access points from Hwy 37), Beady Creek confluence, outlet from Hunters Lake, creek confluences (Packer Tom, Canyon), Portage Lake, creek confluences (Goathorn, Anvil), Anvil Lake and Pyramid Creek confluence, Hwy 37 bridge, Sphinx Creek confluence, Joe Irwin Lake, Pinetree Lake, Cotton Lake, Cottonwood River confluence, Pooley Creek confluence, Eagle River confluence, creek confluences (Huntergroup, Dalton, McDame), McDame settlement, Four Mile River confluence, outlet from Atan Lake, river confluences (Rapid, French, Blue), creek confluences (Masidoor, Lutz?, Sambo), Liard River junction, upstream to Lower Post and Alaska Highway (east of Watson Lake).

Dease River. Dease Lake to Liard River. Guide.
Source: Archer, Laurel. Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips; Volume One. Rocky Mountain Books, Surrey (2008).
Route description: Dease Lake, Dease River features, Liard River junction, upstream to Lower Post.

Dease River. Joe Irwin Lake to Liard River. Notes.
Source: Wainwright, Jack. Canoe Trips British Columbia, Wainbay Enterprises, Abbotsford (1994).
Route description: Joe Irwin Lake, Dease River features, Liard River, upstream to Lower Post.

Dease River. Dease Lake to Liard River junction. Notes.
Source: Madsen, Ken and Peter Mather. A Guide to Paddling in the Yukon. Primrose Publishing (Caribou Commons Project), Whitehorse (2004).
Route description: Dease Lake, Dease River features, Liard River junction, upstream to Lower Post and Alaska Highway (east of Watson Lake).

Fort Nelson River. Information.
Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Nelson_River
Fort Nelson River Ecological Preserve.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/eco_re ... ls_er.html

Fort Nelson River. Features.
Ed note: Information on the web disagrees with Toporama regarding the start of the Fort Nelson River; I use Toporama.
Hwy 97 (Alaska Highway) bridge over the Muskwa River; paddlers refer to it as the Fort Nelson River bridge; Fort Nelson River junction, creek confluences (McConachie, Cridland), Sahtaneh River confluence, creek confluences (Shush, Onion, Tsimeh, Stanolind), Kiwagana River confluence, Hwy 77 (Liard Highway) bridge, creek confluences (Tsoo, Etane, Obole, Capot-Blanc), Nelson Forks settlement, Liard River junction.

Fort Nelson River and Liard River. Fort Nelson River bridge to Fort Liard NT. Guide.
Source: Archer, Laurel. Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips; Volume One. Rocky Mountain Books, Surrey (2008).
Route description: Fort Nelson River bridge (Alaska Highway), Fort Nelson River features, Liard River features, Fort Liard NT.

Fort Nelson River and Liard River. Fort Nelson River bridge to Fort Liard NT. Notes.
Source: Wainwright, Jack. Canoe Trips British Columbia, Wainbay Enterprises, Abbotsford (1994).
Route description: Fort Nelson River bridge (Alaska Highway), Fort Nelson River and Liard River features, Fort Liard NT.

Gataga River. Information.
Dune Za Keyih (Frog-Gataga) Provincial Park and Protected Area.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... s/dune_za/
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... t_cul.html
http://www.gobc.ca/bcparks/northern-bc/dune-za-keyih
http://www.spacesfornature.org/greatspaces/duneza.html
Wikipedia stub.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gataga_River

Gataga River and Kechika River. Features.
Mayfield Lakes (not at Toporama; from Archer, they must be the lakes west of the Gataga, about 6 km downstream from the South Gataga River confluence), Through Creek confluence, Split Top Mountain, Bluff Creek confluence, Kechika River junction, Davie Trail, Gataga Mountain, creek confluences (Denetiah, Matulka, Hizaza), Terminus Mountain, creek confluences (Moodie, Horneline), outlet from Scoop Lake, Boya Creek confluence, Turnagain River confluence,Davie Creek confluence, outlet from Gemini Lakes, Red River confluence, creek confluences (Wadin, Kitza), outlet from Hare Lake, Liard River junction (Skook’s Landing) and Hwy 97 (Alaska Highway).

Gataga River and Kechika River. Mayfield Lakes to Liard River. Guide.
Source: Archer, Laurel. Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips; Volume One. Rocky Mountain Books, Surrey (2008).

Jennings River. Information.
Wikipedia stub.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jennings_River

Jennings River. Features.
Ed note: Includes a reach on the Teslin River.
... , unnamed lake and Parallel Creek confluence, unnamed lake, unnamed lake, unnamed lake and Ash Creek confluence, creek confluences (Chokatah, Kahan, Tahoots, Klinkit, Aconitum, Snook, Teh, Kahchook), Teslin Lake (downstream from Teslin River and Hayes River confluences), river confluences (Swift, Gladys), YT boundary, Morley Bay.

Jennings River. Parallel Creek area to Morley Bay of Teslin Lake YT. Guide.
Source: Archer, Laurel. Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips; Volume One. Rocky Mountain Books, Surrey (2008).

Jennings River. Jennings Lakes to Teslin Lake. Notes.
Source: Madsen, Ken and Peter Mather. A Guide to Paddling in the Yukon. Primrose Publishing (Caribou Commons Project), Whitehorse (2004).
Route description: Jennings Lakes, Jennings River, unnamed lake and Parallel Creek confluence, creek confluences (Ash, Chokatah. Kahan, Tahoots, Klinkit, Shonektah, Aconitum, Snook, Teh, Kachook), Teslin Lake; exit by float plane or paddle the lake to Teslin settlement (YT) and the Alaska Highway.

Kechika River. Information.
Kechika River; Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kechika_River
Muskwa-Kechika Management Area.
http://www.muskwa-kechika.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muskwa-Kec ... ement_Area
Dune Za Keyih (Frog-Gataga) Provincial Park and Protected Area.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... s/dune_za/
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... t_cul.html
http://www.gobc.ca/bcparks/northern-bc/dune-za-keyih
http://www.spacesfornature.org/greatspaces/duneza.html
Davie Trail.
BC Parks (Denetiah PP) and Wikipedia provide a little information.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /denetiah/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_Mountain_Trench
For paddlers: The Kechika has been accessed from the Gataga River and the Turnagain River; see the corresponding entries.

Kusawa River. Unnamed BC lake to Kusawa Lake YT. Notes.
Ed note: Serious ww river, CIV-V plus falls.
Kusawa Lake campground.
http://www.campscout.com/campground/YT0023/
http://www.kusawapark.ca/assets/files/r ... ources.pdf
http://www.yukonheritage.com/Sign/south ... alley.html
http://www.woodalls.com/campground/camp ... =RVCamping
Source: Madsen, Ken and Peter Mather. A Guide to Paddling in the Yukon. Primrose Publishing (Caribou Commons Project), Whitehorse (2004).
Route description: Float plane from Whitehorse to unnamed lake (from the write-up, almost certainly the BC lake at 59° 50' 5" N 136° 2' 55"; UTM 8V 441208 6633484; Topo 114P16), Kusawa River, Hendon River confluence (from same lake?), Kusawa Lake, float plane to Whitehorse or continue on the lake, Takhini River junction, Primrose River confluence; exit at the campground (road access); continuation down the Takhini River (Yukon River tributary) possible?

Liard River. Information.
Liard River Corridor Provincial Park and Protected Area.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... d_rv_corr/
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... t_cul.html
Liard River; Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liard_River

Liard River. Features.
Ed note: Fragments only at present.
... , Lower Post, Dease River confluence,
... , Kechika River confluence, Rabbit River confluence,
... , Toad River confluence, creek confluences (Graybank, Garbutt, Lepine, Chimney, Ruthie), Scatter River confluence, Beaver River confluence, Catkin Creek confluence, Dunedin River confluence, Fort Nelson River confluence, La Jolie Butte, creek confluences (Zus, Sandy), La Biche River confluence, NT boundary, Big Island Creek confluence, Kotaneelee River confluence, Petitot River confluence, Fort Liard (Hwy 7).
ALLAN: Make separate entries for YT and NT.

Liard River. Caribou Lakes YT to Fort Simpson NT. Notes.
Liard River Hotsprings Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... ard_rv_hs/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liard_Rive ... ncial_Park
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/parks/?id=162
http://www.yukoneh.com/watsonlake/alask ... prings.htm
etc.
Source: Madsen, Ken and Peter Mather. A Guide to Paddling in the Yukon. Primrose Publishing (Caribou Commons Project), Whitehorse (2004).
Route description: Caribou Lakes, Caribou Creek, Liard River, ... , Allen Creek confluence, Meister River confluence, Frances River confluence, Upper Liard settlement, BC boundary, Liard Canyon, Lower Post; seldom paddled reach (canyons, Dease River confluence, Hyland River confluence); Fireside, “Cranberry Rapids”, Kechika River confluence, “Mountain Portage” rapids, “Whirlpool Canyon” rapids, Coal River confluence, “Portage Brûlé” rapids, “Lower Liard” settlement (not at Toporama; must be Liard River settlement at Alaska Highway bridge), Liard Hot Springs (nearby), Grand Canyon of the Liard (“Devil’s Portage”, Rapids of the Drowned and Hell Gate Rapids), Toad River confluence, Scatter River confluence, Beaver River confluence, Dunedin River confluence, Fort Nelson River confluence and Nelson Forks settlement, Fort Liard, Flett Rapids, Netla River confluence, South Nahanni River confluence, Blackstone River confluence, Birch River confluence, Poplar River confluence, Mackenzie River junction and Fort Simpson.

McNaughton Creek. McNaughton Lakes to Swift River. Notes.
Ed note: Serious ww creek (CIV rapids plus falls).
Source: Madsen, Ken and Peter Mather. A Guide to Paddling in the Yukon. Primrose Publishing (Caribou Commons Project), Whitehorse (2004).
Route description: McNaughton Lakes (by float plane; connected to the Jennings Lakes?), McNaughton Creek, Nome Creek confluence, Swift River. Portage to the Alaska Highway or paddle down to Swan Lake.

Muskwa River. Information.
Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muskwa_River
Muskwa-Kechika Management Area (Wikipedia).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muskwa-Kec ... ement_Area

Muskwa River. Features.
Ed note: Further work required.
... , Tuchodi River confluence, creek confluences (Falk, Flack, Chlotapecta), Chischa River confluence, Tetsa River confluence, creek confluences (Kledo, Raspberry, Miduski, Akue, Pouce), Prophet River confluence, Muskwa, Fort Nelson.

Nation River. Information.
Nation Lakes Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... nation_lk/
Nation Lakes Provincial Park. Map.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... es_map.pdf
Nation Lakes Provincial Park. Brochure.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... ochure.pdf
Nation Lakes Canoe Route. Map.
http://www.nationlakes.com/images/lakemap_large.jpg

Nation River. Tsayta Lake to Chuchi Lake. Guide.
Location: North of Fort St James; Peace River basin.
Source: Wainwright, Jack. Canoe Trips British Columbia, Wainbay Enterprises, Abbotsford (1994).
Route description: Nation River, passing through Tsayta Lake, Indata Lake, Tchentlo Lake and Chuchi Lake.

Nation River. Online, Notes, Photos, Video.
Source: Northern Waters (shutterfly.com).
Route description: Nation River, passing through Tsayta Lake, Indata Lake, Tchentlo Lake and Chuchi Lake.
Title at source: Nation Lakes Canoe Route (BC).
http://northernwaters.shutterfly.com/nationlakes
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Netson Creek and Rabbit River. Features.
Netson Lake, Netson Creek, Rabbit River junction, Gundahoo River confluence, Liard River junction (a few km below the Kechika River confluence).

Netson Creek and Rabbit River. Netson Lake to Liard River. Guide.
Source. Archer, Laurel. Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips; Volume One. Rocky Mountain Books, Surrey (2008).

Omineca River. Information.
Omineca Provincial Park and Protected Area.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... s/omineca/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=604
Omineca River; Wikipedia stub.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omineca_River
Williston Lake; Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Williston_Lake

Omineca River. Features.
... , Old Hogem, creek confluences (Duckling, Discovery, Twenty Mile, Cook, Evans, Wendy, Nina), Germanson Landing and Germanson River confluence, Jackfish Creek confluence, Osilinka River confluence, Omineca Arm of Williston Lake.

Omineca River. Old Hogem to Williston Lake. Guide.
Source: Archer, Laurel. Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips; Volume One. Rocky Mountain Books, Surrey (2008).

O’Donnel River. To Atlin Lake and Warm Bay. Notes.
Ed note: The O’Donnel flows into Atlin Lake SE of Birch Mountain, between the Pike River mouth and Warm Bay.
Source: Madsen, Ken and Peter Mather. A Guide to Paddling in the Yukon. Primrose Publishing (Caribou Commons Project), Whitehorse (2004).
Route description: O’Donnel River (two put-ins, the upper above a canyon) to mouth, ~4 km on Atlin Lake to Warm Bay campground.

Peace River. Information.
Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_River_%28Canada%29
Peace River Wildland Provincial Park.
Location: Confluence of the Peace and Smoky Rivers, AB.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=387
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_Rive ... ncial_Park
Fort Fork National Historic Site.
Location: Near Dunvegan AB.
http://www.historicplaces.ca/en/rep-reg ... 7661&pid=0
Ed note: More to be added.

Peace River. Hudson's Hope to Alberta. Features.
From Toporama. Hudson's Hope, Lynx Creek and the Gates, Farrell Creek, Halfway River confluence, Attachie, Red Creek confluence and Bear Flat, Moberly River confluence, Fort St John, Pine River confluence, Taylor Landing and Alaska Hwy, creek confluences (Pingel, Eight Mile), Beatton River confluence, Raspberry Island, Kiskatinaw River confluence, Alces River confluence, AB boundary.

Peace River. Hudson's Hope to Dunvegan AB. Guide.
Source: Wainwright, Jack. Canoe Trips British Columbia, Wainbay Enterprises, Abbotsford (1994).
Route description: Hwy 29, Hudson's Hope, Peace River features (British Columbia), Peace River features (Alberta), Dunvegan.

Peace River. Hudson’s Hope to Fort Chipewyan AB. Notes.
Source: Thomas, Alister. More of Canada’s Best Canoe Routes. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Author: Max Finkelstein.
Route description: Hudson’s Hope, Peace River features (British Columbia), Peace River features (Alberta), Fort Chipewyan.
Title at source: Peace River: Mighty, Majestic, Muddy.

Rabbit River. Redirect.
See the entry Netson Creek and Rabbit River.

Toad River and Liard River. Hwy 97 to Fort Liard NT. Guide.
Source: Archer, Laurel. Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips: Volume Two. Rocky Mountain Books (2010).
Route description: Hwy 97 (Alaska Highway), “The Springs” and Toad River, Toad Hot Springs, Racing River confluence, creek confluences (Four Mile, Ram, Eight Mile, Scaffold), Liard River junction, Liard River features, Fort Liard NT.

Tuchodi River and Muskwa River. Features.
West Tuchodi Lake (by plane) and Tuchodi River, creek confluence, East Tuchodi Lake, creek confluences (Joplin, Margison, Larman, Dead Dog, Childers, Durkin), Muskwa River junction, Muskwa River features.

Tuchodi River and Muskwa River. West Tuchodi Lake to Fort Nelson. Guide.
Source: Archer, Laurel. Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips: Volume Two. Rocky Mountain Books (2010).

Turnagain River. Information.
Wikipedia stub.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turnagain_River

Turnagain River and Kechika River. Features.
Turnagain Lake (by float plane) and Turnagain River, creek confluences (Settea, Snowdrift, Tumble, Ball, Little Greenrock), Three Kettle Lake, Greenrock Creek confluence, Boulder City Lake, creek confluences (Two Mile, Alice Shea, Ferry, Hard, Flat, Kutcho, Faulkner, Two Fish, Three Forks), Cassiar River confluence, Ball River confluence, Dall River confluence, Major Hart River confluence, Kechika River junction, Davie Creek confluence, outlet from Gemini Lakes, Red River confluence, creek confluences (Wadin, Kitza), outlet from Hare Lake, Liard River junction (Skook’s Landing) and Hwy 97 (Alaska Highway).

Turnagain River and Kechika River. Turnagain Lake to Liard River and Hwy 97. Guide.
Source: Archer, Laurel. Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips: Volume Two. Rocky Mountain Books (2010).

Tutshi River. Information.
The Tutshi starts in the mountains, passes near the Log Cabin RR stop, parallels the Klondike Highway for a while, flows into Tutshi Lake and then into Tagish Lake about 10 km south of the YT boundary.

Tutshi River. Online, Notes.
Source: Kayak Yukon library.
Ed notes:
1. Serious ww river.
2. Access and egress points are not specified.
3. Entry is made in the hope that more content will be added.
http://www.kayak.yk.ca/html/rivers/tutshi/

Tutshi River. Notes.
Source: Madsen, Ken and Peter Mather. A Guide to Paddling in the Yukon. Primrose Publishing (Caribou Commons Project), Whitehorse (2004).
Route description: CIV-V ww day trip on reach above Tutshi Lake.