Welcome to Canadian Canoe Routes



Last Edited March 9, 2018

Welcome to Canadian Canoe Routes (CCR) website!!

Inside, you'll find hundreds of route descriptions, trip reports, gear information and reviews,  recipes, tips, tricks and techniques and active discussion forums.  In addition there is a  wealth of Route Resource Information.  All of Canada is included & selected areas of the US.

And of course, the heart & soul of CCR is its members - a large community of paddlers from across the country & even quite a few from other countries - in particular, our neighbour to the south, the US!


Add Your Trip Report to our Trip Report Database HERE!!

Sharing your reports of your canoe & kayak trips is one of the best features of CCR - access info, technical information, trip journals, gps tracks, maps, advice, photos etc. can all be included.  If you have your trip in a pdf file, it can be uploaded as is.  Please share your experiences & knowledge with all CCR members 



Paddling Videos


With thanks to Paul Mason, a paddling cartoon to lighten up your week.... The latest Bubblestreet comic strip....

The latest Bubblestreet comic strip



The Latest on CCR

Current Forum Discussions

Feb-March 2018 What's Happening with Jeff's Maps: Click Here to Read

March 2018 Questions About Canoe Pack Size & Setup: Click Here to Read

Nov 2017: Deep Freeze 2018, Feb. 17-25: Click here to read...

Oct-Nov 2017: Getting from Here to There... Click here for discussion!

Photography of the stars & other heavenly bodies is being discussed HERE,




Nastawgan: the WCA Quarterly Journal

All 2016 issues of NASTAWGAN are now available for CCR users, compliments of the WCA.   




If any non-WCA member would like to receive a sample Nastawgan, please contact the Editor at aleks.gusev@gmail.com


route map example Links to Latest Routes Added to our Routes Database

Thames River - North Branch - 05.Feb.18
Riviere du Pin Rouge (from Cartespleinair - French) - 04.Feb.18
Mihell to Florence Lake Loop - 27.Jan.18
John River, Alaska - Hunt Fork Lake to Bettles - 16.Dec.17


WCS photo by Marilyn Sprissler 33rd Wilderness Canoe Symposium 2018
 2018 WCS Program Link

Follow Up on 2018 WCS Speakers

Many commented on the outstanding speaker lineup, and how this Symposium seemed to be one of the best ever. Those were the same words I heard last year, reminding me that our memory is a feeble thing. I remember, as many of you do, many incredible symposiums that George Luste organized!
2018 Speakers - THANK YOU once again for sharing your amazing stories!

As a follow up, here are some useful links that may help you to connect and follow 2018 Speaker's:

Headwaters Canoes - Jamie Bartle, Kate Prince, Hugh Stewart
McGahern Stewart Publishing
Che-Mun and Hide-Away-Canoe-Club by Michael Peake
Beaver online as introduced to me by Michael Peake (incredible resource)
Canoe Atlas of the Little North by Jon Berger & Thomas Terry
Pittarak Team - Katherine Breen, Eric McNair-Landry, Sarah McNair-Landry, Erik Boomer
Music by Kate Weekes
Expedition IKiVUQ Francois Leger-Savard & Ariel Desjardins-Charbonneau
Photography by Francois Leger-Savard
Kenn Harper
Bob Henderson
Camp Wanapitei - Dana Price, Maggi Kerr, Charles Hunter
Rapid Media - Scott MacGregor
Marilyne Marchand
Marañón Waterkeeper - Luigi Marmanillo
Frank Metcalf Photography
Mike Ormsby
Robert Perkins - Films, Books, Art
WCS Canada - Justina Ray
Northern Wilderness Travellers Conference - Wendy Scott

Frank Wolf
Ayalik Fund - David Pelly



WCA Upcoming Dates & Events

Wilderness First Aid Course- FULL!!

Lower Credit River

Moira River

Upper Credit River

Minesing Swamp

Volunteers Needed for Paddle the Don, May 6, 2018


Food for Paddlers

Have a look at the great list of recipes, submitted by other CCR members!  Please feel free to add your own favourite recipe.




If you are feeling the urge to head south to Florida & paddle, Kim Gass (littleredcanoe) has posted a great article on Everglades Camping Tips & Tricks.  To read her very useful article, CLICK HERE!  


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We would like to gratefully acknowledge the generous financial
support of Mountain Equipment Coop.





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