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Magnetawan River Route

Canoe Trail

Location Burk’s Falls to Magnetawan
Length 44 km / 27.3 mi
Access Points Burk’s Falls

Topo Maps 1:50,000 scale

  • 31 E/11 – Burk’s Falls
  • 31 E/12 – Magnetawan

Description

Outstanding natural and human heritage values make the Magnetawan River one of the most outstanding rivers in Ontario. This protected waterway is characterized by mature red and white pine stands, rocky shorelines, several sets of rapids and numerous islands. A number of significant species have been document in the park, and most communities remain in excellent condition. Follow the Magnetawan River from scenic Burk’s Falls through the locks system between Lake Cecebe and Ahmic Lake. The River continues beyond Ahmic Lake offering paddlers a more challenging route.

Directions (to Burk’s Falls)

From the HWY 11/17 junction near Seymour Street, head southeast on HWY 11 until you reach Burk’s Falls about 84 km (52.2 mi) later.

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