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Drone view of a kayak and canoe paddling through clear, shallow water
Most paddlers can attest that, as soon as you push off and feel your weight buoyed by the boat, you leave behind the weight of…
Aerial view of Coboconk in summer
The Trent-Severn Waterway has no shortage of poetically-named communities lining its banks from Scugog to Omemee, Bailieboro to Buckhorn, but my favourite of all is…
Drone view shows two distant canoes approaching Lakefield
I recently came across a clever design that superimposed a public transit network map over the Trent-Severn Waterway. In the same way the TTC subway…
Canoeist paddles along the Trent-Severn Waterway
Escape to Another World: One of the uncanniest sensations that canoeing creates in the mind of the paddler is the sense of being so close…
Two canoes glide past a small rocky island, with the treeline showing fall colours
Wolf Island Provincial Park is another unsupervised provincial park on the list of hidden gems along the Trent-Severn Waterway. The park covers 220 hectares between…
Aerial view of Little Lake in Peterborough
From the globe-traversing outriggers of the South Pacific to Amazonian dugouts to the birchbark craft of Turtle Island, the canoe is a fascinating example of…
Aerial photo of bobcaygeon
Made famous by The Tragically Hip’s rhyme with “constellations,” Bobcaygeon rests upon three islands right at the meeting point of Sturgeon and Pigeon Lakes. These…
Canoeist on the Trent-Severn Waterway
Great paddling routes don’t just “happen.” It takes a network of people interested in developing them. There is an amazing network of cyclists in Kawarthas…

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