Algonquin to Oxtongue

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Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
Brandon Peek
Trip Date : 
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
62 km
Duration: 
6 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
25
Total Portage Distance: 
12993 m
Longest Portage: 
2400 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Intermediate
Lake Travel: 
Intermediate
Portaging: 
Difficult
Remoteness: 
Intermediate
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Low
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Starting at Cache Lake just off of Highway 60 (Entry Point 8) Head south to Hillard Bay, and portage to Hillard lake, continuing to Bonnechere lake. Moving west to Big Porcupine lake and north to Ragged lake. From Parkside Bay, head north to the unnamed pond, and make your way to the low maintence section, the 2400M portage to Norman. You can onyl go one way from here and there is only one site between here and the exit of the park - its on hilly - and its big! After you finish Park lake, cross Highway 60 and enter the Oxtongue River. Continue westbound with the flow, and be sure to stop at Gravel Falls, and ragged Falls. Eventually you will end up at Oxtongue Lake, and you can take out your canoe at Algonquin Outfitters!