George Lake to O.S.A. Lake

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22 km
2 days
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Total Portage Distance: 
1320 m
Longest Portage: 
430 m
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Not applicable
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Start at main campground - George Lake
North then east through George Lake
P 50 m to Freeland Lake
East through Freeland Lake
P 430 m to Killarney Lake
North then west through Killarney Lake
Liftover at beaver dam, then P 180 m
West on O.S.A. Lake
Camp night one on O.S.A. Lake
Return via same route

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41 I/13 Lake Panach
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Killarney Provincial Park Map
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A relaxed weekend trip through some of the most beautiful lakes in the park. Reservations are definitely required. if you cannot book a site as soon as reservations open, there is little chance of paddling on these lakes in the peak summer months.

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Post date: Sat, 01/01/2000 - 07:00


Beside the portage between Freeland and Killarney lakes there is a nice waterfall. Well worth a few pictures.

Near the 130m portage from Killarney to O.S.A. lakes there is a waterfall which is hidden slightly by the foliage of the bush. I believe there is access to it on the left side of the waterfall.

On O.S.A near the 455m portage there is an island that has an old log cabin on it. You are not allowed on the island because of rehabilitation but it is easily photograghed.

If you take the Killarney to Kakakise portage and then walk the hiking trail towards Killarney (north ?) approximately 2 kilometres you will come to the "crack". This is a split in the rock mountain and the view is spectacular. Looking east you can see Killarney, O.S.A, Muriel and then Georgian Bay. Pack a lunch and sit up on the rock and enjoy.