Mattawa River Provincial Park

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Submitter & Author Information
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Trip Date : 
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Additional Route Information
Distance: 
38 km
Duration: 
2 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
9
Total Portage Distance: 
2257 m
Longest Portage: 
450 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Intermediate
Lake Travel: 
Intermediate
Portaging: 
Moderate
Remoteness: 
Novice
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Unknown
Route Description
Access to Put-In Information: 

Some very steep, rocky portages (rugged)

Technical Guide: 

Hwy 17 east of North Bay, along South side of Trout Lake to Picnic area.
Start at Trout Lake
East on Mattawa River
East through Turtle Lake
P 200 m R (Portage de la Mauvaise Musique)
Northeast through Pine Lake
P 456 m (Portage Pin de Musique)
Southeast through Talon Lake
East on Mattawa River
P 330 m (Portage de Talon)
East then north through Pimisi Lake
P 157 m L (Portage des Perches)
P 100 m R (Portage de la Cave)
P 287 m L (Portage de la Prairie)
P 402 m R around Paresseux Falls (Portage des Paresseux)
East on Mattawa River
P 150 m R (Portage des Roches)
P 185 m R (Portage Campion)
Finish at Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park

Trip Journal/Log/Report/Diary: 

See Mattawa River - Trout Lake to Town of Mattawa. This trip log outlines a longer trip from the west end of Trout Lake to the town of Mattawa, but includes this portion of the trip. This trip eliminates the beginning (Trout Lake) and the end (Mattawa River from the park to the town of Mattawa)

Maps Required
Topo Maps (1:50,000): 
31 L/6 North Bay 31 L/7 Mattawa
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