Oxtongue River Route

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Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
Admin
Trip Date : 
Route Author: 
Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
38 km
Duration: 
2 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
7
Total Portage Distance: 
1900 m
Longest Portage: 
1000 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Intermediate
Lake Travel: 
Novice
Portaging: 
Moderate
Remoteness: 
Novice
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Start at Canoe Lake (Algonquin Park) at the Portage Store
A second shuttle vehicle should be dropped off at Algonquin Outfitters on Oxtongue Lake
To south end of Canoe Lake
South through Bonita Lake
South through Tea Lake
South on Oxtongue River
P 240 m L around Tea Lake Dam
Swift
P 190 m R around Whiskey Rapids
Swift
Swift
P 240 m L around Upper and Lower Twin Falls
P 100 m L around Split Rock Rapids (caution : portage starts very close to lip of falls)
South on Oxtongue River
P 50 m L
P 80 m L
P 1000 m L around Gravel Falls (possibly can be shortened to 200 m to 500 m by running some rapids below the falls)
South on Oxtongue River into Oxtongue Lake
West on Oxtongue Lake to finish at Algonquin Outfitters

Maps Required
Topo Maps (1:50,000): 
31 E/7 31 E/10
Other Maps: 
Oxtongue River Adventure Map© by Chrismar Mapping Services
Other
Special Comments: 

The first two-thirds of this route is within the boundaries of Algonquin Park. A camping permit is required