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Sandy beach on Bottle Lake

Video: Spring trip to Bottle Lake in Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park

Bottle Lake is admired by canoe campers for its ease of access, sandy beaches, and nearby waterfalls. Join the Urban Paddlers as we set out to explore the lake and the waterfalls at the north end of Bottle, and on Catchacoma Lake as well.  

View of Tom Thomson lake

Potter’s Creek and Tom Thomson Lake loop in Algonquin Provincial Park

What could be more Canadian than backcountry canoe camping through Tom Thomson Lake over the Canada Day weekend? That’s the question I posed to my friends when I was organizing a four-night trek into the Algonquin backcountry, starting July 1. Though judging from their responses in the negative, I guess it did little to stoke […]

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Winter camping at Silent Lake Provincial Park with Cruising Canoes

In the summer, you can find us hitting the road to go camping every other weekend, checking out the best that Ontario’s backcountry has to offer. When the cool weather comes, however, we start to feel a little cooped up. Our last trip into the backcountry was mid-October. As the winter drags on, we long […]