Map: location of Temagami

Temagami is the third most popular canoeing area in North America (after Superior-Quetico and Algonquin Park). 

With Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater Wilderness Park at its core, it is a rugged landscape of rocky shores, old-growth red and white pine, waterfalls, Ontario's highest elevation, the vast thousand-year-old-plus network of nastawgan the portages and routes by lake and river opened by the Temagami Anishnabai and primeval Lake Temagami.

Regional Maps

Te-MAWG-a-mee  means "deep water by the shore"

Photo: Lake Temagami's Portage Bay from High Rock Island

Lake Temagami's Portage Bay 

from High Rock Island

Primeval Lake

The shoreline of Lake Temagami has never been logged so it still bears its primeval appearance and harbors rare stands of old-growth red and white pine. 

 Canoe Area Map

Hiking Trails

Outfitting Services

Rail and Bus Schedule

Lake Temagami is the most popular 

canoe-trip starting point.

RECOMMENDED for canoeists


Photo: book cover of Canoeing, Kayaking & Hiking in Temagami


Canoeing, Kayaking & Hiking in Temagami

   By Hap Wilson

The bible of Temagami paddling routes and hiking trails. Illustrations and hand-drawn maps of 27 routes in the greater Temagami area with fold-out map.

Format: Paperback, 151pp.

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      Temagami Outfitting

Photo: cover of Temagami Canoe Routes Planning Map


Temagami Canoe Routes Planning Map

This map includes campsites and portages for most of the region. It is a simple planning map, not a navigation map, and should not be used in place of topographical maps. A great companion to the book.


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