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Subregion South

Inclusions.
The south part of the Lake of the Woods and its basin, including in particular the Rainy River and its basin (except the Namakan River and its basin, with exceptions). Atikokan River, Caliper Lake, Clearwater West Lake, Eye River, Kakagi Lake, Log Creek, Sabaskong River, Seine River, Turtle River.
Comment. All waters flow into the Winnipeg River.

Exclusions.
1. Information for the north part of the Lake of the Woods, and general information for the Lake of the Woods, is filed in Subregion Kenora-Dryden, at
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 07&t=43605
2. Information for Namakan Lake and the Namakan River is filed in CCR’s Quetico region, at
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 07&t=39055

Overlap with the Quetico region.
Notes.
1. Please check the Quetico region for Routes starting there and continuing into the subregion South of the Northwest region.
2. I considered the following two Routes important enough to file them in both the Quetico and the Northwest regions: Boundary Waters Fur Trade Route, and Kaministikwia River Fur Trade.

Boundary Waters Fur Trade Route. Pigeon River to Lake of the Woods. Notes.
Canoe Routes of Ontario. A comprehensive guide to more than 100 canoe routes throughout the province. McClelland and Stewart, Toronto (1991).
Route description (number 1). Pigeon River, Saganaga Lake, Basswood Lake, Rainy Lake, Rainy River, Lake of the Woods.
Ed note. The Route passes by Northern Light Lake and along the southern boundary of Quetico PP.
Title at source. Boundary Waters Fur Trade.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kaministikwia River Fur Trade. Thunder Bay to Fort Frances. Notes.
Canoe Routes of Ontario. A comprehensive guide to more than 100 canoe routes throughout the province. McClelland and Stewart, Toronto (1991).
Route description (number 2). Thunder Bay, Dog Lake, Lac des Mille Lacs, Pickerel Lake, Sturgeon Lake, Maligne River, Lac la Croix, Namakan Lake, Rainy Lake.
Note. The Route passes through Northern Light Lake and Quetico PP.
Title at source. Kaministikwia River Fur Trade.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.


Atikokan area. Notes.
Canoe Routes of Ontario. A comprehensive guide to more than 100 canoe routes throughout the province. McClelland and Stewart, Toronto (1991). Page 35, Area B.
Content. Notes on the following Routes.
Number 1. Clearwater West Lake to English River.
Number 2. Clearwater Circle Routes through Pekagoning Lake.
Number 3. Eye River to Clearwater West Lake.
Number 4. Marmion Lake Circle Route.
Number 5. Atikokan to Lac des Milles Lacs and return.
Number 6. Seine River Route. Lac des Milles Lacs to Atikokan.
Number 7. Seine River Route. Atikokan to Fort Frances.
Number 8. Clearwater West Lake to Ignace.
Number 9. Wasp Lake Circle Route.
Number 10. Nym Lake Circle Route.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Fort Frances area. Notes.
Canoe Routes of Ontario. A comprehensive guide to more than 100 canoe routes throughout the province. McClelland and Stewart, Toronto (1991). Page 37, Area D.
Content. Notes on the following Routes.
Number 1. Nestor Falls Circle Route via Kakagi Lake.
Number 2. Caliper Lake to Burditt Lake.
Number 3. Caliper Lake to Burditt Lake via Pipestone Lake.
Number 4. Burditt Lake Loop.
Number 5. Clearwater to Lake Despair.
Number 6. Lake Despair Circle Route.
Number 7. Rainy Lake Loop.
Number 8. Hickerson Lake to Cuttle Lake.
Number 9. Vickers Lake to Fort Frances via the Big Canoe River.
Number 10. Vickers Lake to Fort Frances via the Manitou River.
Number 11. Vickers Lake to Lower Manitou and Return.
Number 12. Vickers Lake to Laver.
Number 13. Vickers via Lower Manitou, Scattergood, Eaglerock, Sakwite Lake and Otukamanoan.
Number 14. Mine Centre to Redgut Bay.
Number 15. Lower Seine River Canoe Route.
Number 16. Clearwater West to Little Turtle Lake.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.


Note regarding the filing of the remaining Route and Information entries.
I file entries in downstream order, to the extent reasonable. The explicit order follows.
Section Atikokan River. Tributary of the Seine River.
Section Seine River. Flows into Seine Bay of Rainy Lake.
Section Turtle River. Flows into Redgut Bay of Rainy Lake.
Section Rainy River. Flows out of Rainy Lake.
Section Kakagi Lake. Flows into Lake of the Woods.
Section Caliper Lake. Flows into Lake of the Woods.


Begin section Atikokan River.

Atikokan River and Atikokan. Information.
Atikokan River.
Tributary of the Seine River, entering it below Steep Rock Lake.
http://www.ontariossunsetcountry.ca/reg ... /62/tbid/7
http://www.seineriverlodge.on.ca/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=atikokan ... QsAQ&dpr=1
Atikokan.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atikokan
http://www.ontariotowns.net/atikokan/
http://www.atikokan.ca/
http://atikokaninfo.com/
http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ances ... nindex.htm
https://visitsunsetcountry.com/attracti ... n-Atikokan
https://www.google.ca/search?q=atikokan ... QsAQ&dpr=1
Atikokan River, features.
Edar Lake, Chief Peter Lake, Crooked Pine Lake (outlet from Upham Lake), Magnetic Lake, Upper Falls, Lower Falls, Whiskeyjack Lake (outlet from Nowquabic Lake), Rte 623 bridge, Sapawe Lake, CNR bridge, bridge, CNR bridge, past Plateau Lake, Hwy 11B bridge and settlement of Atikokan (Wetfoot Creek confluence and CNR bridge), Apungsisagen Lake (formerly part of Steep Rock Lake, before the dam was built?), Tracy Rapids, Seine River junction.
Water Office of Environment Canada. Atikokan River at Atikokan.
https://wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/report/rep ... tn=05PB018
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Atikokan, Atikokan River, Sapawe Lake, Crooked Pine Lake, Mercutio River, Bevidere Lake, Lac des Mille Lacs, Atikokan River, Edar Lake, Crooked Pine Lake, Atikokan. Online, Notes.
Source. CCR Routes section.
Author. unknown.
CCR Member Comments by barry anderson and Robert (Bob) Sullivan.
Route description. Atikokan, up the Atikokan River, Sapawe Lake, Whiskeyjack Lake, Magnetic Lake, Crooked Pine Lake, unnamed lakes, East Bay of Mercutio Lake, eastward on the Mercutio River, High Falls, Union Lake, Bevidere Lake, Relief Lake, Grassy Lake?, Boot Bay of Lac des Mille Lacs, Birch Narrows, Baril Bay, height-of-land portage to Atikokan River, Miserable Lake, Edar Lake, Chief Peter Lake, Crooked Pine Lake, … , Atikokan.
Title at source. Atikokan to Lac des Milles Lacs.
Ed note. The Technical Guide (my Notes) provides portage and directional information, no campsite information.
http://www.myccr.com/canoeroutes/atikok ... illes-lacs
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

End section Atikokan River.


Begin section Seine River.

Seine River. Information.
Ed notes.
1. Not to be confused with the Seine River in Manitoba (a tributary of the Red River, entering it at St Boniface).
2. Flows into Seine Bay of Rainy Lake, upstream from the start of the Rainy River.
Seine River and Seine River village.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seine_River_%28Ontario%29
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seine_River_First_Nation
http://www.seineriverlodge.on.ca/
http://www.ruralroutes.com/6621.html
http://www.canmaps.com/topo/places/f/fdwwj.htm
Seine River, features.
Lac des Milles Lacs (at the northwest corner), bridge, rapids and falls, Mosher Lake, falls, confluence of the Firesteel River, outlets from Longross Lake and Horseshoe Lake, Long Rapids, oxbows, Camp Six Rapids, bridge, Island Falls, Bradshaw Bay / Reserve Island / Reserve Bay, Hole in the Wall, past Upper Seine Bay, outlet from Messada Lake, Lynxhead Narrows, Lynxhead Bay, past Sawbill Bay, falls, Marmion Lake (reservoir; Gold Mine Island), Seine River Diversion, Finlayson Lake, bridge and rapids, Little Falls, Lake, outlet from Steep Rock Lake (lake and settlement; the former outlet at the southeast corner of from the lake is now dammed), Modred Lake, Boyce Rapids, Perch Lake (confluence of Arnold Creek, outlet from Little McCauley Lake), Chub Lake, Chub Narrows, Banning Lake, Banning Narrows, Calm Lake, Hepburn Bay, Calm Lake Dam and GS, Manitou Rapids, CNR bridge, Crilly Dam (Sturgeon Falls and Sturgeon Falls GS), Hwy 11 bridge, Sturgeon Falls IR, Partridge Crop Lake, Seine River Village, Wild Potato Lake (confluence of Camp Creek), Shoal Lake (confluence of Albertson Creek), Grassy Lake (confluence of Chief Neverwash Creek), Devil’s Elbow, Little Grassy Lake, Seine Bay of Rainy Lake.
Seine River Diversion.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seine_River_Diversion
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seine_River_(Ontario)
Other dams.
http://seineriverwmp.com/wagitabay.html
http://seineriverwmp.com/raft.html
http://seineriverwmp.com/calmlake.html
http://seineriverwmp.com/valeriefalls.html
http://seineriverwmp.com/marmion.html
http://seineriverwmp.com/sturgeonfalls.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Lac des Mille Lacs. Information.
Formal source of the Seine River, but the lake is fed by the Savanne River and McKay Creek.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lac_des_Mille_Lacs
http://seineriverwmp.com/lacdesmillelacs.html
http://lacdesmillelacsfirstnation.ca/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lac_des_M ... rst_Nation
http://www.lacdesmille.com/
http://pinepointresort.com/
http://www.openbaylodge.com/
http://www.thunderbirdresort.net/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=lac+des+ ... QIRQ&dpr=1
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Marmion Lake. Information.
A reservoir on the Seine River diversion, upstream from Steep Rock Lake.
http://perchlake.on.ca/fishing/?ch=marmionLake
http://www.fishcrystal.com/atikokan-fishing-lodge.htm
http://mapcarta.com/24478982
http://www.sportfishjunkies.ca/fishing/ ... o-canada-1
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Marmion Lake. Online, Notes.
Source. CCR Routes section.
Author. unknown.
Route description. Rte 622, Lower Seine Bay, Husband Lake, Letain Lake, Bradshaw Lake, Marmion Lake (reservoir), dam, Seine River diversion, Lower Seine Lake.
Ed note. The Technical Guide (my Notes) provides portage and directional information, but no campsite information.
Title at source. Marmion Lake Circle Route.
http://www.myccr.com/canoeroutes/marmio ... rcle-route
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Eye Lake and Eye River. Information.
Tributary of the Seine River.
Eye Lake.
http://www.geodata.us/canada_names_maps ... BDFV&f=195
http://mapcarta.com/24247224
http://www.sportfishjunkies.ca/fishing/ ... o-canada-3
Eye River.
http://www.geodata.us/canada_names_maps ... BDFV&f=195 , as above.
Eye River, features.
Eye Lake (outlets from Sunshine Lake and Another Lake), rapids, Little Eye Lake, outlet from Righteye Lake, Ear Lake, Seine River junction.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Perch Lake, Eye River, Turtle Lake, Clearwater West Lake. Online, Notes.
Source. CCR Routes section.
Author. unknown.
Route description. Hwy 11, Perch Lake (on the Seine River), Eye River (Ear Lake, Little Eye Lake, Eye Lake), height-of-land portage (Eye Lake Portage across Rte 622), Dashwa Lake, Crowrock Lake, Turtle Lake, Turtle Portage, Clearwater West Lake.
Ed note. The Technical Guide (my Notes) provides portage and other information, but no campsite information.
Title at source. Eye River to Clearwater Lake West.
http://www.myccr.com/canoeroutes/eye-ri ... -lake-west
Old Routes. http://www.myccr.com/canoedb/routeDetai ... outeid=236
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

End section Seine River.


Begin section Turtle River.

White Otter Lake area. Notes.
Canoe Routes of Ontario. A comprehensive guide to more than 100 canoe routes throughout the province. McClelland and Stewart, Toronto (1991). Page 36, Area C.
Content. Notes on the following Routes.
Number 103. Ignace to White Otter Lake.
Number 103A. White Otter Lake to Dryden.
Number 103B. Nora Lake to English River.
Number 103C. White Otter Lake to Clearwater West Lake.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Turtle River, Turtle River-White Otter Lake Provincial Park, Turtle Lake, etc. Information.
Turtle River information.
Ed note. The Turtle River becomes the Big Turtle River at or near Eltrut Lake (which lies upstream from Little Turtle Lake and the confluence of the Little Turtle River). Tributary of the Rainy River (entering the northeast corner of Rainy Lake, as the Big Turtle River).
http://www.northernontario.travel/outdo ... he-furious
http://www.borealforest.org/greenspaces ... htm#turtle
http://www.ontariossunsetcountry.ca/canoeing.cfm
http://www.ontariotroutfishing.ca/CanoeOutfitters.cfm
https://northbymidwest.wordpress.com/ca ... -atikokan/
http://www.canoenorthwestontario.ca/canoeoutfitters.cfm
http://www.ontariotowns.net/Ignace/Parks.cfm
http://www.explore-mag.com/13-of-ontari ... ing-routes
http://www.paddling.net/ontario/quetico.html
http://www.daysoutontario.com/blog.php?id=990441781
http://www.ontariossunsetcountry.ca/reg ... 445/tbid/7
http://www.ontariossunsetcountry.ca/reg ... 962/tbid/7
https://www.google.ca/search?q=turtle+r ... Q4Cg&dpr=1
Water Office of Environment Canada. Turtle River near Mine Centre.
https://wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/report/rep ... tn=05PB014
Turtle River, features.
Clearwater West Lake (Rte 622 access), northeast to Clearwater Portage, White Otter Lake, rapids, Dibble Lake (Balmoral River confluence), falls/dam, Smirch Lake, rapids, U-turn to left at the south end of Bending Lake (Ed note. It appears that canoe parties portage, rather than continue to Bending Lake), rapids and portage(s), north end of Pekagoning Lake and hard right, Twin Falls (likely location), hard right, Rte 622 bridge, hard left, Wapageisi River confluence, falls and rapids and portages, Jones Lake, Warren Creek confluence, Kenorain Creek confluence, Eltrut Lake, dam and Horse Falls, Robinson Lake, rapids, now (perhaps earlier) the Big Turtle River, Manion Creek confluence, rapids, Little Turtle Lake (confluences of the Heron River and the Little Turtle River; turn east for Mine Centre and access to Hwy 11), U-turn to right, Manitou Rapids, Otter Lake, Otter Falls (bridge), Sand Island Falls and Sand Island Falls Portage, enter Rainy Lake IR, Crooked Narrows, … , Redgut Bay of Rainy Lake.
Turtle River - White Otter Lake Provincial Park.
http://www.ontarioparks.com/nonoperatin ... eotterlake
http://atikokanprogress.ca/2010/11/24/n ... ting-park/
http://town.ignace.on.ca/content/turtle ... ncial-park
http://www.ontariossunsetcountry.ca/reg ... 758/tbid/7
Turtle Lake.
http://www.ontariossunsetcountry.ca/reg ... 827/tbid/7
Mine Centre.
http://www.ontariossunsetcountry.ca/reg ... /32/tbid/7
http://www.nwontdestinations.ca/page/mi ... tario.html
http://www.ontarioresortsandlodges.ca/MineCentre.cfm
http://www.northwest-ontario.com/destin ... fm/code/32
http://www.tripadvisor.ca/LocationPhoto ... tario.html
https://www.google.ca/search?q=mine+cen ... CDUQsAQ4Cg
Little Turtle River, features.
Ponds and creek confluences, Spook Creek confluence, outlet from Riverview Lake, wiggles and ponds and creek confluences, Upper Bow Lake, Lower Bow Lake, Highland Creek confluence, Below Bow Lake (sic), Gamble River confluence, Crowrock Lake (Camp Mine Narrows, Volcano Bay, Big Turtle Narrows), Turtle Lake (Turtle Portage, with little if any wet connection to Clearwater West Lake), Rte 622 bridge, Mud Lake, rapids, Dovetail Lake, … , bridge, … , outlet from Holmes Lake, Cantley Creek confluence, … , Bennett Creek confluence, road bridge (near CNR line and Glenorchy stop), North Marsh and South Marsh, Little Turtle Lake and junction with the Big Turtle River (aka Turtle River).
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clearwater West Lake. Information.
Ed notes. Located northwest of Atikokan. Major source of the Turtle River. I failed to find anything but the following relevant enough to include here.
http://www.brownsclearwaterlodge.com/
http://www.littlemoose.com/fishing/clea ... the-lakes/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clearwater West Lake, Grey Trout Lake, loop through Crook Lake and Secret Lake, return. Online, Notes.
Source. CCR Routes section.
Author. unknown.
Route description. Clearwater West Lake (from Rte 622; Bending Lake Road, off Hwy 17), Style Lake, Grey Trout Lake, Crook Lake, Secret Lake, Grey Trout Lake, Style Lake, Clearwater West Lake.
Ed note. Despite the title above, a loop trip (rather than an out-and-back trip).
Ed note. The Technical Guide (my Notes) provides portage and directional information, but no campsite information.
Title at source. Clearwater Circle Route No. 1.
http://www.myccr.com/canoeroutes/clearw ... route-no-1
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clearwater West Lake, Grey Trout Lake, loop through Crook Lake and Pekagoning Lake, return. Online, Notes.
Source. CCR Routes section.
Author. unknown.
Route description. Clearwater West Lake (from Rte 622; Bending Lake Road?, off Hwy 17), Style Lake, Grey Trout Lake, Crook Lake, small lakes, Pekagoning Lake (portion within Turtle River Provincial Park), small lakes, Grey Trout Lake, Style Lake, Clearwater West Lake.
Ed note. The Technical Guide (my Notes) provides portage and directional information, but no campsite information.
Title at source. Clearwater Circle Route No. 2.
http://www.myccr.com/canoeroutes/clearw ... route-no-2
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.


Turtle River. Clearwater West Lake to Mine Centre and Hwy 11. Online, Notes.
Source. CCR Routes section.
Author. unknown.
CCR Member Comments by Quent Branch and Chris Stromberg.
Route description. Rte 622, Clearwater West Lake (travel northeast), Clearwater Portage, White Otter Lake, Turtle River features,
Ed note. The Technical Guide (my Notes) provides portage and directional information, but no campsite information.
Title at source. Turtle River - Clearwater West Lake to Mine Centre.
http://www.myccr.com/canoedb/routeDetai ... outeid=255 (Old Routes)
http://www.myccr.com/canoeroutes/turtle ... ine-centre
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Turtle River. Pekagoning Lake to Mine Centre and Hwy 11. Online, Notes.
Source. CCR Routes section.
Author. unknown.
Route description. Rte 622 bridge (the one northwest of Pekagoning Lake), Turtle River features (including Jones Lake, Eltrut Lake, Horse Falls and Robinson Lake), Little Turtle Lake and public access point near Mine Centre on Hwy 11.
Ed note. The Technical Guide (my Notes) provides portage and directional information, but no campsite information.
Title at source. Turtle River - Hwy. 622 to Mine Centre.
http://www.myccr.com/canoeroutes/turtle ... ine-centre
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Balmoral River and Turtle River. Ignace to Mine Centre; via Balmoral Lake, White Otter Lake, Dibble Lake and Robinson Lake. Guide.
Ed notes.
1. The route lies northwest of Quetico PP.
2. The Turtle River flows into Rainy Lake.
3. For further information, consult the entries for Turtle River - White Otter Lake PP and White Otter Castle.
Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) The Rivers of Ontario and Quebec, Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003). Title at source. The Turtle River; Home of the White Otter Castle.
Also Callan, Kevin. Top 50 Canoe Routes of Ontario. Firefly Books, Richmond Hill and Buffalo (2011). Title at source. Turtle River.
Route description. Ignace (access via Hwy 17), Agimak Lake, The Narrows, dam, McNamara Lake, Beresford Lake, height-of-land portage to unnamed lake and Balmoral River, Elbow Lake, Balmoral Lake, chain of lakes and portages to Patricia Lake, Nora Lake, White Otter Lake and White Otter Castle (access also from Clearwater West Lake and Rte 622), Turtle River, Dibble Lake, Smirch Lake, upper part of Pekagoning Lake, Rte 622 bridge, Wapageisi River confluence, Side Creek confluence, Rowlinson Creek confluence, Jones Lake, Eltrut Lake and Turtle Island, Horse Falls, Robinson Lake, Manion Creek confluence, Heron River confluence, Little Turtle Lake, Mine Centre (egress via Hwy 11).
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Turtle River, White Otter Lake, Patricia Lake, Turtle River. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source. Canoe Stories.
Ed note. For further information, please consult the entries for Turtle River - White Otter Lake PP and White Otter Castle.
Author. Allan Bayne.
Route description. Turtle River at Rte 622 bridge, Pekagoning Lake, creek and pond, Kenoshay Lake, Dibble Lake, return to Turtle River, White Otter Lake, McQuat Bay, Nora Portage, Nora Lake, pond, Patricia Lake, Dimple Lake, Jac Saga Lake, Dibble Lake, Smirch Lake, Bending Lake, Turtle River, Rte 622.
Title at source. A 9 Day Canoe Trip to White Otter Castle.
http://www.canoestories.com/bayne/white ... castle.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Turtle River, near White Otter Lake. Online, Notes.
Source. CCR Routes section.
Author. Walter Hochstetler.
CCR Member Comments by Keith Hautala, Walter Hochstetler, Joe Lecuyer and Denise Shanoha & Todd Poitras.
Route description. Rte 622 bridge (west of Twin Falls), upstream to Twin Falls Island (campsite), Pekagoning Lake, Smirch Lake, Dibble Falls, Dibble Lake, White Otter Lake and White Otter Castle.
Side trip 1 (of 2) on the return. White Otter Lake, McQuat Bay, Nora Lake, pothole lake, Patricia Lake, Dimple Lake, stream, Dibble Lake, … .
Side trip 2 (of 2) on the return. Continue north out of Smirch Lake to Bending Lake, instead of doing the 600 meter portage, … .
Ed note. The Technical Guide (my Notes) provides portage, directional and also campsite information.
Title at source. Turtle River - Hwy. 622 to White Otter Lake and Return.
http://www.myccr.com/canoeroutes/turtle ... and-return
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

White Otter Castle. Information.
Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Otter_Castle
Tall tales.
http://www.torontoghosts.org/index.php? ... astle.html
Friends of White Otter Castle.
PO Box 88; Atikokan, Ontario; POT 1CO
Photos.
http://www.google.ca/images?q=White+Ott ... 66&bih=587
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

White Otter Lake. Journal, Guide.
Callan, Kevin. A Paddler’s Guide to Quetico and Beyond. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2007).
Title at source. White Otter Lake Route.
Route description. Clearwater West Lake (from Rte 622), White Otter Lake; side trips to White Otter Castle and POW camps; return.
Comment. A description of the Route through the area, plus additional information on the castle, is provided in
Callan, Kevin. A Paddler’s Guide to The Rivers of Ontario and Quebec. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

End section Turtle River.


Begin section Rainy River.
Comment. The Rainy River proper, excluding its tributaries (the Seine River and the Turtle River, here).
Comment. The only Route information found is listed above, under
Boundary Waters Fur Trade Route. Pigeon River to Lake of the Woods. Notes.

Rainy Lake. Information.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainy_Lake
http://files.ontario.ca/environment-and ... cr0160.pdf
http://www.northernontario.travel/sunse ... rainy-lake
http://www.fort-frances.com/experience/ ... rainy-lake
https://www.google.ca/search?q=rainy+la ... 66&bih=662
Sandpoint Island Provincial Park.
https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/sandpointisland
https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/sandp ... nd/camping
https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/sandpointisland/maps
https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/sandp ... and/alerts
http://www.rainylakeconservancy.org/Res ... entury.pdf
Water Office of Environment Canada. Rainy Lake near Bear Pass.
Instead Bear’s Passage?
https://wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/report/rep ... tn=05PB024
Water Office of Environment Canada. Rainy Lake at Northwest Bay.
https://wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/report/rep ... tn=05PB023
Water Office of Environment Canada. Rainy Lake near Fort Frances.
https://wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/report/rep ... tn=05PB007
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Rainy River. Information.
Comment. Information for the tributaries Atikokan River, Seine River and (Big)Turtle River are filed in separate sections.
Note. River and settlement and district.
http://www.rainyriver.ca/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainy_River,_Ontario
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainy_River_District
http://www.ontariotowns.net/RainyRiver/
https://www.ontario.ca/environment-and- ... -gold-mine
https://visitsunsetcountry.com/rainy-ri ... ings-to-do
https://www.google.ca/search?q=rainy+ri ... QsAQ&dpr=1
Rainy River, features.
Ed note. Formally, the river begins at the west end of Rainy Lake, of which major tributaries are the Seine River (in turn fed by the Atikokan River) the Big Turtle River and the Namakan River (for which, information is filed in CCR’s Quetico region, at http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 07&t=34003 ).
Rainy Lake, Fort Frances (and International Falls MN), confluence of the Little Fork River (MN), confluence of the Big Fork River (MN), confluence of the Black River (MN), Emo, Manitou Rapids (and Manitou Rapids IR Reserve 11), Barwick, Long Sault Rapids (one of several such in Ontario), creek confluences, Pinewood, confluences of the Rapid River and Silver Creek (MN), Rainy River (settlement), Baudette and confluence of the Baudette River (MN), confluences of the Winter Road River and Wabanica Creek (MN), Fourmile Bay of Lake of the Woods.
Fort Frances.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Frances
http://www.fort-frances.com/
http://www.ontariotowns.net/FortFrances/
http://fortfranceschamber.com/
http://www.tripadvisor.ca/Tourism-g4992 ... tions.html
https://visitsunsetcountry.com/attracti ... rio-canada
https://www.google.ca/search?q=fort+fra ... QsAQ&dpr=1
Water Office of Environment Canada. Rainy River at Rainy River.
https://wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/report/rep ... tn=05PC021
Water Office of Environment Canada. Rainy River at Pithers Point Site #1.
https://wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/report/rep ... tn=05PC024
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

End section Rainy River.


Begin section Kakagi Lake.
Ed note. The waters of Kakagi Lake flow almost directly into the Lake of the Woods.

Kakagi Lake and area. Information.
Location. Hwy 71, South of Whitefish Bay, just north of the settlement of Crow Lake.
Known locally as Crow Lake; elevation 337 m.
Water course. Cedartree Lake (331 m), Cedartree River, Flint Lake (327 m), Caviar Lake (327 m), Dogpaw Lake (326 m), Regina Bay (Whitefish Bay IR) of Whitefish Bay of the Lake of the Woods (323m).
https://www.google.ca/search?q=kakagi+l ... ApYQsAQIMw
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kakagi_Lake
http://www.ontariossunsetcountry.ca/reg ... /86/tbid/7
http://www.lakeviewlodge.ca/
http://www.bbaylodge.ca/about_boreal_bay_lodge.shtml
http://184.69.36.142/www/nestorfalls/ht ... e=Map-52F4
https://www.google.ca/search?q=kakagi+l ... 60&bih=667
Sioux Narrows - Nestor Falls.
http://www.snnf.ca/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sioux_Narrows-Nestor_Falls
http://www.ontariotowns.net/SiouxNarrows/
http://www.tripadvisor.ca/Tourism-g2271 ... tions.html
http://visitnorthwestontario.com/blog/c ... tor-falls/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=sioux+na ... QsAQ&dpr=1
Sioux Narrows Provincial Park.
https://plus.google.com/100965918747163 ... l=ca&hl=en
http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/siouxnarrows
http://www.snnf.ca/municipal-government ... cial-park/
http://www.snnf.ca/sioux-narrows-busine ... cial-park/
http://www.snnf.ca/wp-content/uploads/Park-Map.pdf
http://www.ontariossunsetcountry.ca/reg ... 849/tbid/7
https://visitsunsetcountry.com/sioux-na ... ttractions
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Sioux+Na ... 60&bih=667
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kakagi Lake, Caviar Lake, Isinglass Lake, Cameron Lake, Kakagi Lake. Online, Notes.
Source. Paddle Manitoba Canoe and Kayak Trip Reports.
Ed note. I didn’t understand the order of the lakes as given, and so I guessed, perhaps incorrectly.
Route description. Kakagi Lake (Hwy 71), Emm Bay, dam, Cedartree Lake, Flint Lake, Caviar Lake, Denmark Lake, Isinglass Lake, Shingwak Lake, Cameron Lake, Stephen Lake, Cedartree Lake, Kakagi Lake.
Title at source. OM-06 Isinglass Loop.
Ed note. If you use this information, please consider making a donation to Paddle Manitoba.
http://www.paddle.mb.ca/images/pdfs/rou ... ports6.pdf
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kakagi Lake, Caviar Lake, Rowan Lake, Kakagi Lake. Online, Notes.
Source. Paddle Manitoba Canoe and Kayak Trip Reports.
Route description. Some imagination is required to paddle this route; the only information given is that it is 112 km long, it starts and ends at Kakagi Lake, and it passes though Caviar, Stephen, Isinglass and Rowan Lakes (not necessarily in that order).
Title at source. OM-07 Kakagi – Caviar.
Ed note. If you use this information, please consider making a donation to Paddle Manitoba.
http://www.paddle.mb.ca/images/pdfs/rou ... ports6.pdf
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kakagi Lake, Pipestone Lake, Rowan Lake, Cameron Lake, Cedartree Lake, Kakagi Lake. Online, Notes.
Source. Paddle Manitoba Canoe and Kayak Trip Reports.
Route description (assumed, in part). Kakagi Lake (Hwy 71), Osipasinni Lake, Sandhill Lake, Northwest Arm of Pipestone Lake, Yoke Lake, Crossroute Lake and Creek, Fog Lake, Rowan Lake, Shingwak Lake, Cameron Lake, Stephen Lake, Flint Lake, Cedartree Lake, dam, Emm Bay of Kakagi Lake.
Title at source. OM-08 Kakagi (Crow) Lake.
Ed note. If you use this information, please consider making a donation to Paddle Manitoba.
http://www.paddle.mb.ca/images/pdfs/rou ... ports6.pdf
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kakagi Lake, Flint Lake, Stephen Lake, Cameron Lake, Kakagi Lake. Online, Notes.
Source. Paddle Manitoba Canoe and Kayak Trip Reports.
Ed note. The Route passes through neither Isinglass Lake nor Shingwak Lake.
Route description. Kakagi Lake (Hwy 71), Emm Bay, dam, Cedartree Lake, Cedartree River, Flint Lake, Stephen Lake, Bog Lake, Cameron Lake, Kakagi Lake.
Title at source. OM-09 Kakagi Lake Loop.
Ed note. If you use this information, please consider making a donation to Paddle Manitoba.
http://www.paddle.mb.ca/images/pdfs/rou ... ports6.pdf
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kakagi Lake, Cedartree Lake, Stephen Lake, Cameron Lake, Kakagi Lake. Online, Notes.
Source. CCR Routes section.
Author. unknown.
Route description. Hwy 71 (not Hwy 17), Kakagi Lake, north and a bit east to Emm Bay, dam, Cedartree Lake, Cedartree River, Flint Lake, bridge, Stephen Lake, Cameron Creek, Bog Bay of Cameron Lake, tough portage to Kakagi Lake and Hwy 71.
Title at source. Kakagi Lake Loop.
Ed note. The Technical Guide (my Notes) provides portage and other information, but no campsite information.
http://www.myccr.com/canoeroutes/kakagi-lake-loop
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kakagi Lake, Flint Lake, Stephen Lake, Cameron Lake, Kakagi Lake. Online, Guide.
Source. Kenora area canoe routes.
Note. Thanks to CCR member josiah for supplying the replacement link!
Title at source. Kakagi Lake-Cameron Lake.
Route description. Settlement of Sioux Narrows (Hwy 71), Kakagi Lake, Emm Bay, dam, Cedartree Lake, road, Flint Lake, road, Stephen Lake, road, Cameron Creek, Cameron Lake, Kakagi Lake.
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/778gybb5esrm ... p.pdf?dl=0
Dead link (for identification).
http://www.kenora.ca/portal/uploadedFil ... routef.pdf
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kakagi Lake loop. Notes.
Canoe Routes of Ontario. A comprehensive guide to more than 100 canoe routes throughout the province. McClelland and Stewart, Toronto (1991).
Route description (number 3). Kakagi Lake, Cedartree Lake, Cedartree River, Flint Lake, Stephen Lake, Cameron Lake.
Title at source. Kakagi Lake Loop.
Ed note. MNR Kenora Canoe Route 8.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

End section Kakagi Lake.


Begin section Caliper Lake.
Ed note. The waters of Caliper Lake flow almost directly into the Lake of the Woods.

Caliper Lake and Caliper Lake Provincial Park. Information.
Caliper Lake. Information.
Waters flow through Log Creek into Pinus Lake, on through Our Bay, into Kakabikitchiwan Lake, past the settlement of Nestor Falls, and into Sabaskong Lake of the Lake of the Woods.
Comment. I found nothing of interest regarding the lake itself.
Caliper Lake Provincial Park. Information.
https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/caliperlake
https://reservations.ontarioparks.com/CaliperLake
https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/caliperlake/maps
https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/caliperlake/camping
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caliper_La ... ncial_Park
http://www.snnf.ca/municipal-government ... cial-park/
http://www.parkreports.com/parksblog/?p=5730
http://news.ontario.ca/mnr/en/2014/04/c ... eopen.html
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-b ... -1.2605848
http://www.campscout.com/campground/ON0016/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Caliper+ ... d=0CDsQsAQ
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Caliper Lake, Log Creek, Pinus Lake, Sabaskong River, Kishkutena Lake, Burditt Lake. Online, Notes.
Source. CCR Routes section.
Author. unknown.
Route description. Caliper Lake Provincial Park (on Hwy 71 between Fort Frances and Kenora, south of Nestor Falls) and Caliper Lake, Log Creek (name at mytopo), Pinus Lake, Sabaskong River, Wigwam Lake, Marl Lake, Kishkutena Lake, height-of-land portage (via Summit Lake) to Slender Lake (and Manomin River basin), Quill Lake (at topo?), dam, Burditt Lake and Rte 615.
Title at source. Caliper Lake to Burditt Lake.
Ed note. The Technical Guide (my Notes) provides portage and directional information, but no campsite information.
http://www.myccr.com/canoeroutes/calipe ... rditt-lake
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

End section Caliper Lake.


End subregion South.


List of posts for CCR’s Northwest region.
Post 1 of 6. Introduction and Subregion North.
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 07&t=34022
Post 2 of 6. Subregion Woodland Caribou, part 1 of 2.
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 07&t=38989
Post 3 of 6. Subregion Woodland Caribou, part 2 of 2.
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 07&t=43593
Post 4 of 6. Subregion English River.
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 07&t=43604
Post 5 of 6. Subregion Kenora - Dryden.
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 07&t=43605
Post 6 of 6. Subregion South.
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 07&t=43606


End region Northwest

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