Canoe Route Maps (linked)


Northern Tracks

Frederick, Dougherty, Stouffer and Parsons lakes, Kettle Falls and Sturgeon River.


Middle Tracks

Core map from Matagamasi to Chiniguchi lakes.


Southern Tracks

Matagamasi, Maskinonge and Kukagami lakes.


Backdoor to Kettle Falls

The shortcut to Kettle creates the best short loop for descending the Sturgeon River.


Marjorie Lake

Old route re-opened off Wolf Lake


Kelly's crossover

A traditional route to the Sturgeon River


Rawson crossover

A traditional route between Lake Temagami and Chiniguchi


Historic Crystal Portage

Between Wanapitei and Matagamasi lakes



Almost everything else

you need to know


Wolf Lake's old-growth red pine

The largest old-growth red pine forest in the world


A little background history

Canoe congestion

Know where the major canoe traffic is

Southern access and lodges

Main road access points with directions and the lodges

Chiniguchi Lake access

Road access to northern Chiniguchi Lake and Button Lake


Chiniguchi River Waterway Park

Park created in 2006


POSTED: 11.03.2008

UPDATED: 09.07.2016



Chiniguchi map overview & canoe routes


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