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Ed notes:
1. Links to posts at
http://www.darinzandee.wildrec.net and
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca
are broken at this time; I’ll replace the links when the new ones become available.
2. Entries for lengthy Routes passing through more than one region are posted at
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 09&t=35846

Ed notes:
1. The limit of 60,000 characters required two posts
2. For the convenience of the reader, I divide the Athabasca region into three subregions for filing entries.
Post 1 of 2.
Athabasca subregion 1. Jasper National Park.
Athabasca subregion 2. Athabasca basin between the Park and Fort McMurray.
http://myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtopic.php?f=109&t=37130
Post 2 of 2 (this post).
Athabasca subregion 3. Athabasca basin below Fort McMurray.
Beaver region.
http://myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtopic.php?f=109&t=41842

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Subregion 3. Athabasca basin downstream from near Fort McMurray.

Ed note: Athabasca River information is placed at the beginning of Post 1.

Athabasca River. Fort McMurray to Shell Landing. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Route description (day trip): Fort McMurray, Athabasca River features, Shell Landing.
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Athabasca River. Fort McMurray to Fort Chipewyan.Online, Notes.
Parks Canada; Guide to Waterways In and Around Wood Buffalo National Park.
Route description: Fort McMurray, Athabasca River features, Fort Chipewyan.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/nt/woodbu ... uide7.aspx
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Athabasca River. Fort McMurray to Fort Chipewyan; via Mamawi Creek and Mamawi Lake. Online, Information, Photos.
Author: Darin Zandee.
Route description: Fort McMurray, Athabasca River features (except for route through Mamawi Lake), Fort Chipewyan.
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.darinzandee.wildrec.net/Ft.M ... t.Chip.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Athabasca River. Fort MacKay to Fort Chipewyan. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Title at source: Athabasca River (Shell Landing to Fort Chipewyan).
Route description: Fort MacKay (Hyw 63 bridge), Athabasca River features, Fort Chipewyan.
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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Section. Christina Lake and River, Clearwater River.

Christina Lake, Jackfish River and Christina River. Information.
Christina Lake and Jackfish River.
Ed note: This Christina Lake lies east off Rte 881, near Conklin; it is located about 140 km southeast of Fort McMurray. Toporama shows a second Christina lake, little more than a puddle, to the southwest of Gordon Lake; and there is also a Chrystina Lake.
http://sunsite.ualberta.ca/Projects/Alb ... &number=31
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christina_ ... Alberta%29
http://www.cenovus.com/operations/oil/c ... -lake.html
http://www.northernalberta.worldweb.com ... esofWater/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Jackfish ... 66&bih=675
Christina River.
Ed note: The Christina River and the AB portion of the Clearwater River were designated as Canadian Heritage Rivers in 2004, joining the SK part of the Clearwater which was designated in 1986. I am uncertain of the designated reaches.
http://www.chrs.ca/Rivers/Clearwater/Clearwater_e.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christina_ ... Alberta%29
http://www.albertaparks.ca/media/123536 ... rivers.pdf
https://www.google.ca/search?q=christin ... 66&bih=675
Chard.
Ed note: The official name appears to be Janvier South, shortened locally to Janvier.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janvier_South,_Alberta
Environment Canada Water Office. Christina River at Chard.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=07CE002
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Christina Lake. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Route description: ALLAN
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Jackfish River and Christina River. Features.
Ed note: No documentation is known for the Christina River above the confluence of the Jackfish River.
NW end of Christina Lake, bridge (unnumbered road from Conklin), Rte 881 bridge, Christina River junction (9 km,straight-line distance, below the lake), Chard bridge, Hwy 881 bridge, Janvier, Kettle River confluence, Winefred River confluence, Cottonwood Creek confluence, past second Christina Lake, Gregoire River confluence, Ritson Island and Clearwater River junction.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Jackfish River and Christina River. Christina Lake to Chard. Online, ALLAN
Author: Darin Zandee.
Route description: Rte 881, Jackfish River, Christina River to Chard bridge.
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.darinzandee.wildrec.net/Chri ... 0River.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Jackfish River. Christina Lake to Rte 881 bridge. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Route description (day trip): Christina Lake, Jackfish River, Rte 881bridge.
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Jackfish River and Christina River. Rte 881 bridge to Chard bridge. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Title at source: Christina River (Jackfish River to Chard).
Route description (day trip): Rte 881 bridge,Christina River junction, Chard bridge (“Green Bridge”, below Waddell Creek confluence).
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Jackfish River, Christina River and Clearwater River. Christina Lake to Fort McMurray. Guide.
MacDonald, Janice E. Canoeing Alberta. Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton (1985). Ed note: Although much of the logistical information is likely outdated, the book contains information that I have not seen elsewhere.
Route description: Conklin, Christina Lake, Jackfish River, Hwy 881 bridge, Christina River junction, Christina River features, Clearwater River junction, Clearwater River features, Fort McMurray, The Syne.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Christina River and Clearwater River. Chard bridge to Fort McMurray. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Title at source: Christina River (Chard to Clearwater River).
Route description: Chard bridge, Christina River features, Clearwater River features, Fort McMurray, The Syne.
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Christina River and Clearwater River. Chard to Fort McMurray. Guide, Skeleton.
The information in this entry is excerpted with permission from Mark Lund’s
Mark’s Guide for Alberta Paddlers, 2007 edition.
Further information is available at the Alberta Skeletons thread
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 09&t=31720
Distance (maximum) and duration: 209 km. 4 to 7 days.
River comments: Whitewater river for skilled paddlers.
General comments: Whitewater, wilderness camping, lots of wildlife, flowers, birds.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clearwater River. Information.
Ed notes:
1. This Clearwater River is a tributary of the Athabasca River, entering it at Fort McMurray; it is not to be confused with the Clearwater River that is a tributary of the North Saskatchewan River.
2. Routes entering from Saskatchewan: I include only entries that extend well below Whitemud Falls.
Karpan, Robin and Arlene. Northern Saskatchewan Canoe Country. Parkland Publishing, Saskatoon (2008).
http://www.parklandpublishing.com/canoe ... /index.htm
http://parklandpublishing.com/skphotos/ ... index.html
http://www.parklandpublishing.com/skpho ... ter_parks/
Canadian Heritage Rivers System.
Ed note: Now both the SK and AB parts of the river are designated, as well as its Christina River tributary in AB.
http://www.chrs.ca/Rivers/Clearwater/Clearwater_e.htm
http://www.chrs.ca/Rivers/Clearwater/Clearwater-F_e.php
http://www.albertaparks.ca/media/123536 ... rivers.pdf
http://www.pc.gc.ca/APPS/CP-NR/release_ ... &andor1=bg
Other sources.
http://www.greatcanadianrivers.com/rive ... -home.html
http://www.greatcanadianrivers.com/rive ... -home.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clearwater ... skatchewan)
http://www.sasktourism.com/files/file/P ... ter_LR.pdf
http://www.mcnabbconnolly.ca/titles/103 ... _____20_39
http://www.canoeski.com/clearwater-heritage-canoe-trip/
http://www.ramp-alberta.org/river/hydro ... river.aspx
Whitemud Falls Ecological Reserve.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=414
http://www.albertaparks.ca/whitemud-falls-er.aspx
http://www.albertaparks.ca/whitemud-fal ... tions.aspx
http://www.albertaparks.ca/whitemud-fal ... ement.aspx
http://sapaastewards.com/PAInfo/Ecologi ... 20info.pdf
http://www.tripleblaze.com/hiking-trail ... serve_6415
Whitemud Falls Wildland Park.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=391
http://www.albertaparks.ca/whitemud-falls.aspx
http://albertaparks.ca/media/2966/391.pdf
http://www.albertaparks.ca/whitemud-fal ... back:15634
http://www.albertaparks.ca/whitemud-fal ... tions.aspx
Images.
Ed note: Contains images from both AB Clearwater Rivers.
https://www.google.ca/search?q=clearwat ... 66&bih=675
http://members.shaw.ca/nrawlyk/Pages/Tr ... river.html
Environment Canada Water Office. Clearwater River above Christina River.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=07CD005
Environment Canada Water Office. Clearwater River at Draper.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=07CD001
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clearwater River. Features.
Ed note: Both Features and Route entries are sorted in downstream order, the latter by access point.
Saskatchewan.
Ed note: Place names come from Toporama and from SK government report numbers 58 and 40; uncertain names are given in parentheses.
... , Lloyd Lake (from Hwy 955), Gibson Bay, Virgin River confluence, granite gorge [SK #58], Bielby Rapids, Olson Rapids, Upper Mackie Rapids, Lower Mackie Rapids, start of Warner Rapids, Warner Bridge, continuation of Warner Rapids (Tricky Ledges Rapids?), Descharme River confluence, Gould Rapids, dolomite gorge [SK Route #40], (Smoothrock Falls), (Skull Canyon Rapids), Simonson Rapids, McLean River confluence, Contact Rapids, northern terminus of the Methy Portage.
Alberta.
Whitemud Falls (with Wildland Park and Ecological Reserve), Pine Rapids, Big Rock Rapid, Long Rapids, Cascade Rapids, High Hill River confluence, Hollies Creek confluence, Ritson Island and Christina River confluence, Rainbow Creek confluence, past Draper, Saprae Creek confluence, Fort McMurray, The Syne.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clearwater River. La Loche to Fort McMurray. Guide.
MacDonald, Janice E. Canoeing Alberta. Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton (1985). Ed note: Although some logistical information may be outdated, the book contains information that I have not seen elsewhere.
Route description: La Loche (SK), Lac La Loche, Methy Portage, Clearwater River features, Fort McMurray, The Syne.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clearwater River. Contact Rapids to Fort McMurray. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Title at source: Clearwater River (Contact Rapids to Snye).
Route description: Contact Rapids of the Clearwater River (north of Lac La Loche SK), northern terminus of the Methy Portage, AB boundary; Clearwater River features; Fort Mcmurray and The Syne.
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clearwater River. Warner Rapids SK to Fort McMurray. Guide, Skeleton.
The information in this entry is excerpted with permission from Mark Lund’s
Mark’s Guide for Alberta Paddlers, 2007 edition.
Further information is available at the Alberta Skeletons thread
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 09&t=31720
Distance (maximum) and duration: 216 km. 7 to 10 days.
River comments: Tripping river for skilled paddlers.
General comments: History, extended wilderness tripping, whitewater and falls, scenery, wildlife.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clearwater River. Draper to Fort McMurray. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Title at source: Clearwater River (Draper to Snye).
Route description (day trip, Fort McMurray area): Draper (below Christina River confluence, off Hwy 69), Clearwater River, Fort McMurray and The Syne.
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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Other Routes.

Crow Lake. Information.
Location: About 130 km southwest of Fort McMurray, on Hwy 63.
Crow Lake Provincial Park.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=574
http://www.albertaparks.ca/crow-lake-pp.aspx
http://www.albertaparks.ca/albertaparks ... -park.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crow_Lake_Provincial_Park
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Crow Lake. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Route description: ALLAN
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Ells River. Information.
Ed note: Tributary of the Athabasca River, entering it downstream from Fort MacKay. My look at the Toporama map found only Gardiner Lakes, Chelsea Creek and Joslyn Creek as features.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Ells River. Gardiner Lakes to Athabasca River.Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Route description: Gardiner Lakes, Ells River, Chelsea Creek confluence, Athabasca River (downstream from Fort MacKay).
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Embarras and Embarras River. Information.
Toporama lists two such unincorporated areas and two such rivers in Alberta.
1. One river is a tributary of the McLeod River.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embarras_R ... Alberta%29
On it lies one of the unincorporated areas named Embarras.
2. The other river (not recognised by Wikipedia) branches off the Athabasca River near Lake Athabasca. The other unincorporated area named Embarras lies on the Athabasca River, about 10 km above the start of that Embarras River. Toporama lists also Embarras Portage, off the Embarras River.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Engstrom Lake. Information.
Location: About 80 km southeast of Fort McMurray, off Rte 881.
Engstrom Lake PRA.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/engstrom-lake.aspx
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Engstrom Lake. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Route description: ALLAN
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Gregoire Lake (Willow Lake) and Gregoire River. Information.
Gregoire Lake. Online, Notes.
Ed notes:
1. Also called Willow Lake, locally, provincially and at Toporama (at at least one scale).
2. Location: about 35 km south of Fort McMurray.
http://sunsite.ualberta.ca/Projects/Alb ... &number=32
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregoire_L ... Alberta%29
http://environment.gov.ab.ca/info/library/7725.pdf
Environment Canada Water Office. Gregoire Lake.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=07CE001
Gregoire Lake Provincial Park.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=52
http://albertaparks.ca/gregoire-lake.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregoire_L ... ncial_Park
Gregoire River.
Tributary of the Christina River, entering it 22 km (straight-line distance) above the Clearwater River junction.
No online information worth posting here was found.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Gregoire River. Online, ALLAN
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Route description: ALLAN
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://borealiscanoe.ca/wp-content/uplo ... r-Trip.pdf
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

MacKay River. Information.
Tributary of the Athabasca River, entering it below Fort McMurray.
http://www.infomine.com/index/propertie ... P.%29.html
http://www.montrealgazette.com/Athabasc ... story.html
http://www.albertacanada.com/business/s ... 57&region=
http://www.garthlenz.com/#/touring-exhi ... nds_ex_-25
Environment Canada Water Office. MacKay River near Fort MacKay.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=07DB001
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

MacKay River. Online, Notes, Photos, Map.
Source: Private site.
Author: vonkeman.
Route description: “put-in” (location unclear), Dover River confluence, “take-out” (location unclear).
http://www.vonkeman.ca/outdoor/mackay.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

MacKay River. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Route description: Access by road from Hwy 63 (north of Fort McMurray); egress at Athabasca River junction (upstream from Fort MacKay).
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Maqua Lake. Information.
Ed note: Small lake southwest of Gregoire Lake.
http://woodbuffaloadventureclub.org/photo-gallery/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Maqua+La ... 66&bih=675
Maqua Lake Provincial Recreation Area.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/maqua-lake.aspx
http://www.albertaparks.ca/maqua-lake/i ... -lake.aspx
http://www.albertaparks.ca/maqua-lake/i ... -lake.aspx
http://www.albertaparks.ca/maqua-lake/i ... tions.aspx
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Maqua Lake. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Route description: ALLAN
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Mariana Lake. Information.
Ed note: Both the former settlement and the lake on Hwy 63, about 100 km southwest of Fort McMurray.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariana_Lake,_Alberta
http://twin63now.ca/mariana-lake-rest-a ... ime-being/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Mariana+ ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Mariana Lake. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Route description: ALLAN
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Muskeg River. Information.
Toporama lists four Muskeg Rivers in Alberta (one settlement and three rivers), plus a South Muskeg River and a West Muskeg River.
One Muskeg River (with the settlement) is a tributary of the Smoky River, entering it near Grande Cache. Information on this one is posted at
http://myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtopic.php?f=109&t=37129
The second wanders around to the east of Pelican Lake; I found no documentation for it.
The third (the subject of the following) is a direct tributary of the Athabasca River, entering it on river right between Mildred Lake and Fort MacKay.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albian_Sands
http://www.water-matters.org/blog/465
http://environment.gov.ab.ca/info/library/8407.pdf
http://www.ramp-alberta.org/river/hydro ... river.aspx
Environment Canada Water Office. Muskeg River near Fort MacKay.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=07DA008
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Muskeg River. Online, Notes, Photos.
Author: Darin Zandee.
Route description: ALLAN
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.darinzandee.wildrec.net/Muskeg%20River.htm
Photos.
http://www.vonkeman.ca/outdoor/muskeg/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Muskeg River. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Route description (day trip, Fort McMurray area): Access is from a road off Hwy 63, downstream of Fort MacKay; egress is at the Hwy 63 bridge over the Athabasca River.
ALLAN: Post link.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Poplar Creek and Reservoir. Information.
Poplar Creek.
River-left tributary of the Athabasca River, entering it upstream from Tar Island.
http://www.transalta.com/facilities/pla ... plar-creek
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/albertapolitic ... -fish.html
Poplar Creek Reservoir.
Location: West of Hwy 63.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Poplar Creek Reservoir. Online, Notes.
Ed note: About 25 km north of Fort McMurray, just west of Hwy 63.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Route description: ALLAN
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Richardson backcountry. Information.
Ed notes:
1. Located east of Wood Buffalo National Park and south of Richardson Lake.
2. Access is by float plane or ATV only.
https://www.google.ca/search?q=richards ... 66&bih=675
Richardson River Dunes Wildland Provincial Park.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/richardson-river-dunes.aspx
http://www.albertaparks.ca/richardson-r ... back:18114
http://albertaparks.ca/media/2963/388.PDF
http://www.albertaparks.ca/media/319537 ... thesis.pdf
Environment Canada Water Office. Richardson River near the mouth.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=07DD002
Ed note: Nothing else worth posting here was found online.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Richardson backcountry lakes. Online, ALLAN
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Lakes: Herb Lake, Keith Lake, Jackson Lake, Six Lakes, Barber Lake, Larocque Lake and many others.
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Richardson River and Athabasca River. Winter road to Fort Chipewyan. Online, Notes.
Source: Borealis Canoe Club library.
Title at source: Richardson River.
Route description: Fort Chipewyan Winter Road, Richardson River, Athabasca River junction, Devils Elbow, Ess Bend, Richardson Lake outlet, Lake Athabasca, Fort Chipewyan.
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.borealiscanoe.ca/index.php?o ... &Itemid=34
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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Beaver basin

Ed note: Some Lakeland waters lie in the Athabasca River basin, but I decided not to split entries, but rather to file all Lakeland entries here.

Beaver River. Information.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beaver_River_%28Canada%29
http://sunsite.ualberta.ca/Projects/Alb ... r%20Region
http://www.beaverriverwatershed.ca/
http://beaverriverwatershed.ca/uploads/ ... Draft8.pdf
http://environment.alberta.ca/01224.html
http://www.water-matters.org/watershed/ ... iver-basin
http://www.albertawater.com/index.php/w ... dit&id=582
http://albertawilderness.ca/issues/wildwater/headwaters
http://www.aendirectory.ca/directory/group/2181
Beaver River tributaries (Alberta).
Amisk River, Sand River, Mooselake River, Manatokan Creek, Jackfish Creek, Marie Creek.
Environment Canada Water Office. Beaver River above Syncrude.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=07DA018
Environment Canada Water Office. Beaver River at Cold Lake Reserve.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=06AD006
Environment Canada Water Office. Amisk River at Hwy 36.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=06AA002
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Beaver River. Rte 866 to Beaver Crossing. Guide.
MacDonald, Janice E. Canoeing Alberta. Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton (1985). Ed note: Although much of the logistical information is likely outdated, the book contains information that I have not seen elsewhere.
Route description: Rte 866 bridge (south of Brièreville), creek confluences (St Lina and Fork), bridge, Rte 881 bridge, past Truman, Columbine Creek confluence, Mooselake River confluence, Sand River confluence, Manatokan Creek confluence, Hwy 41 bridge, Big Meadow, Jackfish Creek confluence, Hwy 892 bridge, CFB Cold Lake, Muriel Creek confluence, Beaver River settlement, Beaver Crossing and Hwy 28.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Cold Lake and Cold River. Information.
Cold Lake.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_Lake,_Alberta
http://sunsite.ualberta.ca/Projects/Alb ... &number=56
https://www.google.ca/search?q=cold+lak ... 66&bih=675
http://o.canada.com/2013/07/25/oil-spil ... derground/
http://www.coldlake.com/municipal/coldl ... endocument
Environment Canada Water Office. Cold Lake.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=06AF002
Cold River.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hj7kE6vLxI
Environment Canada Water Office. Cold River at outlet of Cold Lake.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=06AF001
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Cold Lake. Guide, Skeleton.
The information in this entry is excerpted with permission from Mark Lund’s
Mark’s Guide for Alberta Paddlers, 2007 edition.
Further information is available at the Alberta Skeletons thread
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 09&t=31720
Distance (maximum) and duration: 102 km. 3 to 5 days.
Comments: Lake travel, but for skilled paddlers (rough waters). Long sandy beaches, deep waters, fine lake-trout fishing, wilderness camping.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Sand River and Wolf River Information and Features.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sand_River_%28Alberta%29
https://www.google.ca/search?q=sand+riv ... 66&bih=675
Sand River features.
... , Caribou Lake, Ipiatik River confluence, outlet from Standish Lake, past Spencer Lake, Wolf River confluence, Punk Creek confluence, bridge (Hwy 55?, to Iron River), Truman, turn east, Beaver River junction.
Environment Canada Water Office. Sand River near the mouth.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=06AB001
Wolf River features.
... , Wolf Lake (fed also by Sinclair Lake), Sand River junction.
Environment Canada Water Office. Wolf River at outlet of Wolf Lake.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=06AB002
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Sand River. Cold Lake. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: Lund family library.
Author: Mark Lund.
Route description: Day trip on the Sand River, from Hwy 55 to the Beaver River. Day trip on Cold Lake.
http://members.shaw.ca/marklund/sandriv ... aug01.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Wolf River and Sand River. Wolf Lake to above Beaver River junction. Guide.
MacDonald, Janice E. Canoeing Alberta. Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton (1985). Ed note: Although much of the logistical information is likely outdated, the book contains information that I have not seen elsewhere.
Route description: Wolf Lake Provincial Recreation Area, Wolf Lake, Wolf River, Sand River junction, Punk Creek confluence, Hwy 55, Truman; take out above Beaver River junction.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Sand River. Hwy 55 to Beaver River. Guide, Skeleton.
The information in this entry is excerpted with permission from Mark Lund’s
Mark’s Guide for Alberta Paddlers, 2007 edition.
Further information is available at the Alberta Skeletons thread
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 09&t=31720
Distance (maximum) and duration: 22 km. 1 to 2 days.
River comments: Tripping river for intermediate paddlers.
General comments: Modest amount of whitewater; many opportunities for wildlife viewing.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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Section Lakeland

Lakeland area. Information.
http://albertawilderness.ca/issues/wild ... e-lakeland
http://albertawilderness.ca/issues/wild ... d/features
http://www.albertaslakeland.ca/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakeland_P ... ation_Area
http://www.albertacampgroundguide.ca/ca ... v_rec_area
Lac la Biche region.
http://laclabicheregion.com/images/pdf/ ... 8JAN14.pdf
http://www.laclabicheregion.com/index.p ... Itemid=131 http://www.laclabicheregion.com/index.p ... &Itemid=87
http://www.laclabicheregion.com/index.p ... &Itemid=43
http://www.laclabicheregion.com/index.p ... ation-area
Lakeland PP and Lakeland PRA backcountry map.
Ed note: You might need Adobe to read the following.
http://www.paddlealberta.org/paddling/d ... 8JAN14.pdf
Lakeland Provincial Park.
Lakes: Jackson, Black Duck, Kinnaird, McGuffin, Mud Snake, Dabbs, Blackett, Helena.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=280
http://www.albertaparks.ca/lakeland-pp.aspx
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Lakeland ... he-AB-9970
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBwBjLp8H_4
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Lakeland ... 66&bih=675
http://www.tripadvisor.com/LocationPhot ... berta.html
Lakeland Provincial Recreation Area.
Ed note: Adjacent to the PP, not part of it.
Lakes: Touchwood, Spencer (part), Seibert, Piper, Pinehurst, Ironwood.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=282
http://www.albertaparks.ca/lakeland-pp.aspx
http://www.albertaparks.ca/lakeland.aspx
http://www.albertaparks.ca/lakeland-pp.aspx
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Lakeland ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Lakeland Provincial Park. Online, ALLAN.
Author: Darin Zandee.
Route description: Jackson, Kinnaird and Blackett Lakes.
Ed note: Link to be replaced.
http://www.darinzandee.wildrec.net/Jack ... 20Loop.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Lakeland Provincial Park. Jackson, Kinnaird and Blackett Lakes. Guide, Skeleton.
The information in this entry is excerpted with permission from Mark Lund’s
Mark’s Guide for Alberta Paddlers, 2007 edition.
Further information is available at the Alberta Skeletons thread
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 09&t=31720
Distance (maximum) and duration: 42 km. 1 day to 5 days.
Comments: Novice flatwater paddling. Pleasant lake circuit, possibility of stiff breeze; good fishing.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Lakeland Provincial Park. Online, Journal, Photos, Map.
Author: Jenny.
Title at source: Canoeing Lakeland Provincial Park – Jackson, Kinnaird, McGuffin and Blackett Lakes Circuit.
Ed note: Report is followed by discussion.
http://goingeverywhere.wordpress.com/20 ... s-circuit/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Lakeland Provincial Park. Online, Journal, Photos.
Author: Jesse Tufts.
Route description: Jackson Lake, McGuffin Lake, Blackett Lake, Kinnaird Lake, Jackson Lake.
Title at source: Sailing The Lakeland Provincial Park Canoe Circuit.
http://jessetufts.wordpress.com/2010/07 ... e-circuit/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Lakeland Provincial Park. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: clubtread.com
Author: BigWickerJim.
Route description: Jackson Lake, Kinnaird Lake, Blackett Lake, McGuffin Lake, Jackson Lake.
http://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.a ... C_ID=40202
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Lakeland Provincial Park. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: facebook.
Author: Paddle Alberta Society.
Title at source: Lakeland Provincial Park- Jackson, Kinnaird, Blackett Circuit.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... 830&type=3
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Lakeland Provincial Park. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Alberta Forum.
Author: Rode.
Route description: Jackson Lake, Kinnaird Lake, Blackett Lake, McGuffin Lake, Jackson ponds, Jackson Lake.
Title at source: Lakeland Provincial Park Canoe Circuit (Long).
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 10&t=41898
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Lakeland Provincial Park. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Alberta Forum.
Author: mark m.
Route description: Jackson Lake to Kinnaird Lake; return
Title at source: The 7 year old's first overnighters.
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 10&t=41823
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.


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