Canadian Voyageurs Cross Canada by Canoe Route

We are paddling from Rocky Mountain House Alberta to Lachine Quebec this year.

We are paddling from Rocky Mountain House Alberta to Lachine Quebec this year.

In April 2015 – Celine and Gerry, the Canadian Voyageurs leave from close to Nordegg (so we can take in the Rocky Mountains) – 1 day’s paddle before Rocky Mountain House Alberta to paddle across Canada to Lachine Quebec.  In high tech gear, we will follow in the paths of the original Canadian Voyageurs.


Here is a detailed list of the rivers, lakes and waterways we will be paddling:

  •  North Saskatchewan River
  • Cumberland Lake
  • Saskatchewan River
  • Cedar Lake
  • Lake Winnipeg
  • Lac Du Bonnet
  • Natalie Lake
  • Dorothy Lake
  • Nutimik Lake
  • Numao Lake
  • Eaglenest Lake
  • Tetu Lake
  • Roughrock Lake
  • Little Sand Lake
  • Gun Lake
  • Winnipeg River
  • Lake of the Woods
  • Rainy River
  • Rainy Lake
  • Namakan Lake
  • Vermilion Lake
  • Little Vermilion Lake
  • Loon River
  • Loon Lake
  • Lac La Croix
  • Iron Lake
  • Crooked Lake
  • Basswood River
  • Basswood Lake
  • Birch Lake
  • Carp Lake
  • Knife River
  • Knife Lake
  • Cypress Lake
  • Lake Saganaga
  • Granite River
  • Pine Lake
  • Pine River
  • Magnetic Lake
  • Gunflint Lake
  • Little Gunflint Lake
  • Little North Lake
  • North Lake
  • Height of Land Portage
  • South Lake
  • Rat Lake
  • Rose Lake
  • Watap Lake
  • Mountain Lake
  • Fan Lake
  • Vasuex Lake
  • Moose Lake
  • South Fowl Lake
  • Pigeon River River
  • Boundary Waters/Quetico
  • Grand Portage Pigeon River
  • Lake Superior
  • Georgian Bay – Lake Huron
  • French River
  • Lake Nipissing
  • La Vase Portage
  • Mattawa River
  • Ottawa River
  • St. Lawrence River

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  1. Amazing trip! I am planning one similar. I can’t seem to find many resources for this trip. I am canoeing from Nordegg to Lake Winnipeg and am curious how long it would take a fit party of two. Happy trails!


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