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Bow subbasin
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Oldman subbasin, South Saskatchewan subbasin and Milk basin
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Oldman subbasin, South Saskatchewan subbasin and Milk basin


Oldman subbasin
Oldman River; Belly River, Castle River, Crowsnest River, Livingstone River, Waterton Lake and Waterton River.

Belly River. Information and Features.
Tributary of the Oldman River and so of the South Saskatchewan River.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belly_River
http://www.albertawow.com/campgrounds/b ... _river.htm
http://www.albertacampsites.com/moreinf ... Campground
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belly_River_Group
http://www.transalta.com/facilities/pla ... elly-river
https://www.google.ca/search?q=belly+ri ... 66&bih=675
Environment Canada Water Office. Belly - St Mary diversion canal.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AD021
Environment Canada Water Office. Belly River near Glenwood.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AD041
Environment Canada Water Office. Belly River near Mountain View.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AD005
Features.
US border, Beebee Flats, North Belly River confluence, Hwy 6 bridge, Hwy 5 bridge, outlet from Paine Lake, Rte 800 bridge, RR bridge, road bridge, past Hill Spring, canal, pond, canal continuation, Glenwood, Rte 505 bridge, Stand Off, Hwy 2 bridge, Waterton River confluence, bridge, Oldman River junction.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Belly River. Hwy 6 to Rte 880. Guide, Skeleton.
Ed note: I may have mistyped the endpoint as 880, rather than 800; check the source.
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: 30 km. Less than 1 day to 2 days.
River comments: Whitewater river for skilled paddlers; dangerous at high flow rates. Scouting required; channels change.
General comments: Great early-season whitewater; open, scenic vistas of mountains and ranch lands.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Castle River. Information and Features.
Tributary of the Oldman River, entering it northeast of Cowley.
https://www.google.ca/search?q=castle+r ... 66&bih=675
Castle River Bridge PRA.
Location: A bit downstream from the confluence of the Castle and West Castle River.
http://www.rockymountaincamping.ca/Cast ... ridge.html
http://www.albertaparks.ca/castle-river ... -camp:7259
http://www.albertaparks.ca/castle-river-bridge.aspx
Environment Canada Water Office. Castle River at Ranger Station.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AA028
Environment Canada Water Office. Castle River near Beaver Mines.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AA022
Features.
... , confluences (Jutland Brook, Scarpe Creek, Grizzly Creek, Barnaby Creek), bridge (Hwy 77A?, Hwy 774?), West Castle River confluence, bridge, Jackson Creek confluence, Hwy 507 bridge, bridges, Hwy 3 bridge, RR bridge, Oldman River junction.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Castle River. Castle Falls to Hwy 3A. 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: 35 km. Less than 1 day to 2 days.
River comments: Whitewater river for skilled paddlers; reaches for intermediate paddlers.
General comment: Day-trip playboating.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Castle River. Online, Notes.
Source: paddling.net
Author: paddling.net.
Ed note: Whitewater river.
Route description: “race course ... to the canyons”.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?1227
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Crowsnest River. Information and Features.
Tributary of the Oldman River, entering it west of Lundbreck, above the Oldman Reservoir.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crowsnest_River
http://www.albertasouthwest.com/crowsnest_river
http://www.albertafishingguide.com/loca ... -and-hwy-3
http://www.albertafishingguide.com/loca ... ributaries
https://www.google.ca/search?q=crowsnes ... 66&bih=675
Environment Canada Water Office. Crowsnest River at Frank.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AA008
Features.
Summit Creek, Summit Lake, Crowsnest, Island Lake, bridge, Crowsnest Creek confluence, Hazell, Crowsnest Lake, bridge, Hwy 3 bridge, Allison Creek confluence, Savanna, Star Creek confluence, Coleman, creek confluences (Pelletier, York, Blairmore), Blairmore and Lyons Creek confluence, Hwy 3 bridge, past Frank, bridge, Bellevue and Hillcrest Mines, Drum Creek confluence, bridge, bridge and Byron Creek confluence, Burmis and bridge, “Falls”, Hwy 3A bridge, “Rapids”, bridges, past Lundbreck, bridge, Oldman River junction.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Crowsnest River. Bellevue-Hillcrest to Oldman Reservoir. 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: 31 km. Less than 1 day to 2 days.
River comments: Whitewater river for intermediate paddlers; log jams and sweepers possible.
General comments: Foothills whitewater; great training and teaching runs.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Crowsnest Whitewater Rendezvous. Crowsnest River; Oldman River. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: Lund family library.
Author: Mark Lund.
Route descriptions:
Day 1. Crowsnest River from “north of Lundbreck down to Todd Creek at the top of the Three Rivers Reservoir”, followed by run from Lundbreck Falls to start of first run.
Day 2. Crowsnest River “from the outlet of Crowsnest Lake through to the water treatment plant just upstream of the Frank Slide”.
Day 3: Oldman River “10 km ... from below Maycroft rapids down to the Olin Creek bridge”.
http://members.shaw.ca/marklund5/06mayv ... /index.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Crowsnest Whitewater Rendezvous. Castle River; Crowsnest River. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: Lund family library.
Author: Mark Lund.
Route descriptions:
Day 1: “Castle River from Castle Falls to the Cowley Rodeo Grounds”.
Day 2: Hiking.
Day 3: Crowsnest River below Lundbreck Falls.
http://members.shaw.ca/marklund/victori ... 02may.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Livingstone River and Livingstone Falls PP. Information.
River-left tributary of the upper Oldman River.
http://www.albertafishingguide.com/loca ... tone-river
http://www.albertawow.com/campgrounds/L ... 0falls.htm
http://www.rockymountaincamping.ca/Livi ... Falls.html
http://www.crownofthecontinent.net/cont ... E1BD1063A6
https://www.google.ca/search?q=livingst ... 66&bih=675
Paddling notes.
http://www.pinchocrowcreekers.com/#!eap ... iver/c1tzr
Livingstone Falls PRA.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=188
http://www.albertaparks.ca/livingstone-falls.aspx
http://www.rockymountaincamping.ca/Livi ... Falls.html
http://www.albertawow.com/campgrounds/L ... 0falls.htm
http://www.campsitereports.com/htm/camp ... p?pid=3871
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Livingst ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Oldman River. Information.
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/ ... dman-river
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oldman_River
http://www.uleth.ca/vft/Oldman_River/Intro.html
http://www.uleth.ca/vft/Oldman_River/OldmanDam.html
http://oldmanbasin.org/
http://oldmanbasin.org/index.php/waters ... hed-facts/
http://www.environment.alberta.ca/apps/ ... x?Basin=10
http://www.environment.alberta.ca/apps/ ... px?wor=403
http://www.albertasouthwest.com/oldman_river
http://www.albertafishingguide.com/loca ... headwaters
http://www.ubcpress.ca/books/pdf/chapte ... /chap1.pdf
http://www2.brandonu.ca/library/cjns/25 ... 71-607.pdf
https://www.google.ca/search?q=oldman+r ... 66&bih=675
Reach notes: Upper Oldman to Dutch Creek, Gap Run, Whaleback Run.
http://www.pinchocrowcreekers.com/#!eap ... iver/c1tzr
Maycroft.
Information found only for the PRA, (qv).
Oldman Reservoir.
http://www.uleth.ca/vft/Oldman_River/OldmanDam.html
http://www.parc.ca/mcri/pdfs/papers/iacc036.pdf
http://environment.gov.ab.ca/info/library/6275.pdf
http://www.landfood.ubc.ca/sites/defaul ... nflict.pdf
http://blogs.calgaryherald.com/2012/06/ ... river-dam/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Oldman+R ... 66&bih=675
http://www.albertafishingguide.com/loca ... -reservoir
http://www.mdpinchercreek.ab.ca/documen ... ember-2007
Summerview.
Nothing worth posting here was found online.
Brocket.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brocket,_Alberta
http://www.crowsnest-highway.ca/cgi-bin ... ty=BROCKET
http://digitallibrary.uleth.ca/cdm/ref/ ... c/id/12408
https://www.google.ca/search?q=brocket+ ... 66&bih=675
Fort MacLeod.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Macleod,_Alberta
http://www.fortmacleod.com/
http://nwmpmuseum.com/
http://www.fortmacleod.worldweb.com/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Fort+Mac ... 66&bih=675
http://environment.alberta.ca/01689.html
Monarch.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monarch,_Alberta
http://www.crowsnest-highway.ca/cgi-bin ... ty=MONARCH
Lethbridge.
http://www.lethbridge.ca/default.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lethbridge
http://travelalberta.com/Places%20to%20 ... ridge.aspx
http://visitlethbridge.com/
http://environment.alberta.ca/01680.html
https://www.google.ca/search?q=lethbrid ... 66&bih=675
Diamond City.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond_City,_Alberta
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Diamond+ ... 66&bih=675
Environment Canada Water Office. Oldman Reservoir near Pincher Creek.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AA032
Environment Canada Water Office. Oldman River at Range Road.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AA035
Environment Canada Water Office. Oldman River near Brocket.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AA024
Environment Canada Water Office. Oldman River near Lethbridge.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AD007
Environment Canada Water Office. Oldman River near the mouth.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AG006
Environment Canada Water Office. Pincher Creek at Front Range Road.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AA034
Environment Canada Water Office. Pincher Creek at Pincher Creek.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AA004
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Oldman River. Parks and PRAs.
Ed note: The following appear at Toporama; I don’t know that they are located conveniently for Oldman paddlers.
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump National Park.
Ed note: UNESCO World Heritage site; apparently part of Waterton National Park.
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/158/
http://www.pc.gc.ca/docs/r/ab/sites/hea ... ed-in.aspx
http://www.pc.gc.ca/progs/spm-whs/index/site06.aspx
http://www.watertonpark.com/maps/thead.htm
http://history.alberta.ca/headsmashedin/
http://www.albertasouthwest.com/head_sm ... attraction
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Head-Smash ... ffalo_Jump
http://www.albertawow.com/hikes/head_sm ... o_jump.htm
http://www.cbc.ca/archives/categories/l ... -jump.html
http://www.seevirtual360.com/themes/2/t ... ingID=5027
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHB4jhmXSFg
http://hikingwithbarry.com/2011/08/07/h ... g-alberta/
http://www.ucalgary.ca/applied_history/ ... egend.html
http://www.visitcalgary.com/things-to-d ... ive-centre
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Head-Sma ... 66&bih=675
Dutch Creek PRA.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=133
http://www.albertaparks.ca/dutch-creek.aspx
http://www.rockymountaincamping.ca/DutchCreek.html
http://www.campsitereports.com/htm/camp ... p?pid=3869
http://www.campsitereports.com/htm/View ... ID=P001292
Maycroft PRA.
Location: Lundbreck.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=75
http://www.albertaparks.ca/maycroft.aspx
http://www.albertaparks.ca/maycroft/inf ... camp:13164
http://www.parks.gov.ab.ca/maycroft/inf ... croft.aspx
Oldman Dam PRA.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=90
http://www.albertaparks.ca/oldman-dam.aspx
http://www.albertaparks.ca/media/333190 ... map_v2.pdf
http://www.albertaparks.ca/oldman-dam/a ... afety.aspx
http://www.albertaparks.ca/media/3220/O ... ochure.pdf
Oldman River North PRA.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=204
http://www.albertaparks.ca/oldman-river-north.aspx
http://albertaparks.ca/oldman-river-nor ... north.aspx
http://www.rockymountaincamping.ca/OldmanRiver.html
http://www.cnplive.com/htm/gallery/PR-OldmanRiver/
Oldman River PRA.
Location: Near Fort MacLeod.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=89
http://www.albertaparks.ca/oldman-river.aspx
http://www.campsitereports.com/htm/camp ... p?pid=3870
Racehorse PRA.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/siteinformation.aspx?id=211
http://www.albertaparks.ca/racehorse.aspx
http://www.albertaparks.ca/racehorse/ad ... afety.aspx
Taber Municipal Park.
Location: Taber.
Ed note: Taber Provincial Park at Toporama, incorrectly.
http://wheretocamp.ca/archives/taber-municipal-park
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Oldman River. Features.
Creek confluences (Oyster, Straight, Lyall, Pasque, Slacker, Beehive, Cache, Honeymoon, Shale, Hidden, Manystick), campground, bridge, Livingstone River confluence, Dutch Creek confluence (campground upstream), Livingstone Ranger Station, creek confluences (Station, Fly, Racehorse, Camp, Ernst, Coyote), past Maycroft, Grave Brook confluence,
Hwy 22 bridge, creek confluences (Indian, Heath, Olin), bridge, Cabin Creek confluence, Hwy 510 bridge, Crowsnest River confluence, Castle River confluence, Tennessee Creek confluence and
Oldman River Reservoir, Summerview and Hwy 785 bridge, 2 bridges, Pincher Creek confluence, Brocket, Beaver Creek, Crowlodge Creek confluence, irrigation canal, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump National Park, Hwy 2 bridge,
Fort MacLeod, Willow Creek confluence, RR bridge (Pearce), bridge and Monarch, Hwy 3 bridge, Belly River confluence, Hwy 509 bridge, St Mary River confluence,
Lethbridge, Diamond City, Piyami Coulée, Rte 845 bridge, Little Bow River confluence, Chin Coulée, Taber PP? and Rte 864 bridge, Expanse Coulée and Hwy 36 bridge, Grand Forks and start of the South Saskatchewan River.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Oldman River. Oldman River bridge to Grand Forks. 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.
Four reaches:
1. Oldman River bridge (just upstream from the Livingstone River confluence) to Dutch Creek.
2. Livingstone Range Gap to Hwy 22.
3. Hwy 22 to Fort MacLeod.
4. Fort MacLeod to Grand Forks.
Route description: Oldman River bridge, Oldman River features, Grand Forks.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Oldman River. Oldman River campsite to Oldman River Reservoir. 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: 70 km. Less than 1 day to 3 days.
River comments: Whitewater river for intermediate paddlers.
General comments: Early-season whitewater; good scenery.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Oldman River. Fort Macleod to Grand Forks. Guide.
Source: Paddle Alberta library.
Author: Mark Lund.
Route description: Fort Macleod, Macleod Island, Willow Creek confluence, Pearce, Monarch, Belly River confluence, St Mary River conflunce, Lethbridge, Diamond City, Little Bow River confluence, Taber PP, Wolf Island, Bow River and start of South Saskatchewan River.
http://www.paddlealberta.org/safety/doc ... report.pdf
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Oldman River. Fort MacLeod to Diamond City. Online, Journal.
Author: Darin Zandee.
Route description: Hwy 2 (west of Fort MacLeod), Oldman River features, Hwy 25 (Diamond City).
Ed note: Link is dead, replacement is yet to be found.
http://www.darinzandee.wildrec.net/Oldm ... %20Log.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Wateron Lakes National Park. Information.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/ab/waterton/index.aspx
http://www.watertonpark.com/
http://www.waterton.ca/
http://www.mywaterton.ca/
http://www.mywaterton.ca/about-history.cfm
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ab/waterton/v ... it1.aspx#1
http://travelalberta.com/Places%20to%20 ... 0Park.aspx
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/canada/albe ... ional-park
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterton_L ... ional_Park
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/08/21 ... 91883.html
http://www.discoverwaterton.com/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Waterton ... 66&bih=675
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park.
UNESCO World Heritage site.
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/354
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Cameron Lake. Information.
http://www.watertonpark.com/gallery/cameron_lake.htm
http://www.mywaterton.ca/CameronLake.cfm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cameron_Lake_%28Alberta%29
http://watertonnationalpark.ca/cameron-lake/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Cameron+ ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Cameron Lake. Online, Notes, Photo.
Location: Southwest part of Waterton Park, at the US border.
Source: paddling.net
Author: canusacanoe.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?2146
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Waterton Lakes. Information and Features.
Ed note: Little information was found for the lakes themselves, as distinct from the park.
Ed note: Waterton Reservoir lies well downstream from the lakes.
Images.
https://www.google.ca/search?q=waterton ... 66&bih=675
Environment Canada Water Office. Waterton Lake at Waterton Park.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AD025
Features.
US border, Upper Waterton Lake (Hell Roaring Falls, Bertha Creek confluence, Cameron Falls and community of Waterton Park), Emerald Bay, Bosporus, Middle Waterton Lake, Dardanelles (Blakiston Creek confluence), Lower Waterton Lake; for the continuation, please consult Waterton River features.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Waterton 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: 25 km (round trip). Less than 1 day to several days.
Comments: Lake tripping for intermediate paddlers. Great mountain scenery and side hikes; wilderness camping.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Upper Waterton Lake. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Alberta Forum.
Author: mark m.
Route description: Upper Waterton Lake to Bertha bay; 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.

Waterton River. Information and Features.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterton_L ... rton_River
http://www.crownofthecontinent.net/cont ... 2725BC3D78
https://www.google.ca/search?q=waterton ... 66&bih=675
Ed note: Fishing links omitted.
Environment Canada Water Office. Waterton-Belly diversion canal.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AD027
Environment Canada Water Office. Waterton Reservoir.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AD026
Environment Canada Water Office. Waterton River near Glenwood.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AD028
Environment Canada Water Office. Waterton River near Waterton Park.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AD003
Features.
... Lower Waterton Lake, Maskinonge Lake, Hwy 5 bridge (intermediate access/egress), Galwey Brook confluence, bridge, U turn, two bridges, Waterton Reservoir (Drywood Creek confluence; settlement of Hill Springs to the east; Waterton-Belly canal), dam and Rte 505, island, Foothill Creek confluence, Rte 810 bridge, Hwy 2 bridge, Belly River junction.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Waterton River. Waterton Lakes to bridge east of Twin Butte. Guide, Skeleton.
Ed note: Almost certainly the bridge just upstream from the reservoir.
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: 28 km. 1 day.
River comments: Fun whitewater river for intermediate paddlers.
General comment: Views of mountains and prairies.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Waterton River. Online, Notes.
Ed note: Very little information; links broken.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Alberta Forum.
Authors: D.R.Zandee and others.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... =9&t=17206
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Waterton River. Waterton Park to Rte 505. 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: Waterton River features.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Waterton River. Belly River. Highwood River. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: Lund family library.
Author: Mark Lund.
Route descriptions:
Day 1. Waterton River from Waterton Riverside Campground to the head of the reservoir.
Day 2. Belly River from Hwy 5 to Rte 800; hike to Red Rock Canyon and Blackiston Falls.
Day 3. Highwood River (Bow subbasin, not Oldman) from Rte 547 to Rte 552.
http://members.shaw.ca/marklund5/06julc ... /index.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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South Saskatchewan subbasin

Content
South Saskatchewan River (and any tributaries), below Grand Forks and above the SK boundary.

South Saskatchewan River. Information and Features.
Dickinson, Dawn and Dennis Baresco. Prairie River: A Canoe and Wildlife Viewing Guide to the South Saskatchewan River from Grand Forks, Alberta to Estuary, Saskatchewan. Federation of Alberta Naturalists (2003).
http://fanweb.ca/online-store/prairie-river
Ed note. The South Saskatchewan River begins at Grand Forks, the junction of the Bow and Oldman Rivers. It river passes through CFB Suffield; prior permission may be required for passage.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Saskatchewan_River http://www.southsaskriverstewards.ca/ht ... ewards.ca/
https://www.wsask.ca/Lakes-and-Rivers/S ... atershed-/
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/ ... ewan-river
http://www.seawa.ca/index.php?option=co ... Itemid=179
http://www.saskriverbasin.ca/
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/magazi ... _river.asp
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/top ... ewan-River
https://www.google.ca/search?q=south+sa ... 66&bih=675
CFB Suffield and National Wildlife Area.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CFB_Suffield
http://www.cg.cfpsa.ca/cg-pc/Suffield/E ... fault.aspx
http://www.rangesafety.ca/sirc.html
http://www.ec.gc.ca/ap-pa/default.asp?l ... B2810E5D-1
http://www.army-armee.forces.gc.ca/en/c ... index.page
https://www.google.com/search?q=CFB+Suf ... 66&bih=675
Redcliff.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redcliff,_Alberta
http://www.town.redcliff.ab.ca/
http://www.redcliff.ca/recreation/
Medicine Hat.
http://www.city.medicine-hat.ab.ca/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medicine_Hat
http://www.tourismmedicinehat.com/
http://travelalberta.com/Places%20to%20 ... 20Hat.aspx
https://www.google.com/search?q=medicin ... 66&bih=675
Environment Canada Water Office. South Saskatchewan River at Medicine Hat.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AJ001
Features.
Grand Forks (union of the Bow and Oldman Rivers), Bow Island, Rte 879 bridge, Cherry Coulée, Linquist Coulée, Redcliff, Hwy 1 bridge, Medicine Hat (bridges), Brush Flats, past Twin Peaks, rapids, Bull Springs Coulée, CFB Suffield and Rapid Narrows, Hwy 41 bridge and Sandy Point, SK boundary (crossed three times), Ebenau Island, Red Deer River confluence and Bulls Forehead, Estuary SK (river right, below McLean Island); the continuation is posted in the Saskatchewan Route Forum.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

South Saskatchewan River. Grand Forks to Estuary. 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: Grand Forks, South Saskatchewan River features, Estuary (SK).
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

South Saskatchewan River. Grand Forks to Estuary. Online, Guide.
Source: Paddle Alberta library.
Author: Mark Lund.
http://www.paddlealberta.org/safety/doc ... nriver.pdf
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

South Saskatchewan River. Grand Forks to Estuary. Online, Journal.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Alberta Forum.
Author: Stencil.
Title at source: South Saskatchewan.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 10&t=35844
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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Milk River basin

Content
North Milk River and Milk River.

Milk River. Information.
http://milkriver.ca/tourism/history/the-milk-river
http://www.uleth.ca/vft/milkriver/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milk_River ... Montana%29
https://www.google.com/search?q=milk+ri ... 66&bih=675
http://www.milkriverwatershedcouncil.ca ... brary.html
Canadian Canoe Routes, Alberta Forum.
A storehouse of Milk River information, written by D.R.Zandee and others.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/viewtopic.php?t=5243
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/viewtopic.php?t=3245
Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park.
http://www.albertaparks.ca/writing-on-stone.aspx
http://www.pc.gc.ca/docs/r/ab/sites/wri ... stone.aspx
http://travelalberta.com/Places%20to%20 ... 0Park.aspx
http://www.albertawow.com/campgrounds/W ... -Stone.htm
http://milkriver.ca/tourism/camping-sig ... ncial-park
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Writing-on ... ncial_Park
http://www.albertacampgroundguide.ca/ca ... ncial_park
https://www.google.com/search?q=Writing ... 66&bih=675
Milk River Provincial Natural Area.
http://www.greatcanadianrivers.com/rive ... -home.html
http://albertawilderness.ca/issues/wild ... ek/history
Milk River town.
http://milkriver.ca/
https://www.albertacommunityprofiles.co ... _River/255
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milk_River,_Alberta
Environment Canada Water Office. North Milk River near International Boundary.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=11AA001
Environment Canada Water Office. Milk River at Western Crossing of International boundary.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=11AA025
Environment Canada Water Office. Milk River at Milk River.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=11AA005
Environment Canada Water Office. Milk River Ridge Reservoir.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=05AF030
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

North Milk River and Milk River. Features and access/egress points.
North Milk River Features.
US border, Rte 501 (east of Whiskey Gap), Peters Creek confluence, bridge, Hwy 62 (north of Del Bonita), bridge, creek confluences (Knight, Lonely Valley, Mackie), Milk River junction.
Milk River Features
US border, Rte 501 bridge, North Milk River confluence, Milk River town (Hwy 4 and RR bridges), Gold Springs Natural Area, Red Creek confluence, Verdigris Coulée; Van Cleeve Coulée, Rte 500 bridge, Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park and Police Creek confluence, bridge, Deer Creek confluence, Macdonald Creek confluence and Black Coulée, Rte 880 bridge, creek confluences (Breed, Bear), Bryant Coulée, Philp Coulée, Pinhorn Provincial Grazing Reserve, Milk River PNA, US border.
North Milk River and Milk River access/egress points (partial list) and distances between them.
Source: CCR Forum threads (links above).
Whiskey Gap, 26 km, Del Bonita town, 79 km, Gravel Pit, 11 km, Milk River town, 18 km, Gold Springs, 20 km, Coffin bridge, 13 km, Poverty Rock, 10 km, Weir bridge, 10 km, Writing-on-Stone PP, 8km, Deer Creek bridge.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

North Milk River and Milk River. Rte 62 to Milk River town. Online, Photos, Map.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: calgreefam.
Title at source: Milk River 3 day Canoe.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=660024
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

North Milk River and Milk River. Rte 501 or Hwy 62 to Kennedy 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 descriptions:
1. North Milk River from Hwy 62 to Milk River junction.
2. Milk River from Hwy 501 east of Del Bonita, North Milk River confluence, ... , Kennedy Crossing (not at Toporama).
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Milk River. Milk River town to Rte 880. Online, Guide.
Source: Paddle Alberta library.
Author: Mark Lund.
Route description: Milk River town, Gold Springs PNA, Red Creek, Van Cleeve and Verdigris Coulées, Writing-on-Stone PP, Police Creek, Deer Creek, Macdonald Creek, Rte 880.
http://members.shaw.ca/marksguide/milkr ... %20Aug.pdf
http://www.paddlealberta.org/pdf/trips/milkriver.pdf
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Milk River. Groton Bridge to the US border. Online, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, Alberta Forum.
Author: whitebark.
Photos and commentary.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... =9&t=30479
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Milk River. Milk River town to Writing-On-Stone PP. Online, Journal, Photos.
Author: Darin Zandee.
Route description: Milk River town, Milk River features, Writing-On-Stone PP.
2002 trip log.
Ed note: Links are dead, replacements are yet to be found.
http://www.darinzandee.wildrec.net/Milk ... 702%29.htm
2003 trip log.
http://www.darinzandee.wildrec.net/Milk ... 703%29.htm
Photos.
http://www.darinzandee.wildrec.net/Milk%20River.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Milk River. Whiskey Gap to Deer Creek. Guide.
Extract from Paddle Alberta:
Milk River — NOVICE to INTERMEDIATE. Class I – II.
Unique prairie scenery, coulees and river characterized by rock gardens and some undercuts. From Whiskey Gap, past Del Bonita, the forks, Milk River and Gold Springs Park, on to Poverty Rock, Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park and finally Deer Creek.
Ed note: Available for purchase at
http://www.paddlealberta.org/paddling/maps.asp
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Milk River. Gold Springs to Deer Creek bridge. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: Lund family library.
Author: Mark Lund.
Route description: Gold Springs Park, Coffin Bridge, Poverty Rock, Weir bridge, Deer Creek bridge.
http://members.shaw.ca/marklund3/2004mi ... /index.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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