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Coverage
Inland Routes on waters flowing into the Pacific Ocean, north of Cape Caution.

Specific inclusions
Alsek River, Inklin River, Iskut River, Kispiox River, Morice Lake, Nakina River, Nanika River, Sheslay River, Skagway River, Skeena River, Sloko River, Spatsizi River, Stikine River, Taku River, Tats Creek, Tatshenshini River, Turner Lake Canoe Route.


Alsek River. Information.
Ed note: All Alsek entries are posted in both BC and YT.
Ed note: Consult also the entries filed under Tatshenshini River.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alsek_River
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/yt/kluane ... ctiv2.aspx
http://www.gorp.com/parks-guide/alsek-r ... 02820.html
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?site_no=15129000
http://www.americanwhitewater.org/conte ... etail/id/1
http://www.fluid-junction.com/blog/inde ... lsek-River
http://vimeo.com/51727158
https://www.google.com/search?q=alsek+r ... 66&bih=675
Canadian Heritage Rivers System. Alsek.
http://www.chrs.ca/Rivers/Alsek/Alsek_e.htm
http://www.chrs.ca/Rivers/Alsek/Alsek_e.php
Kluane / Wrangell – St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek UNESCO World Heritage site.
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/72
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/72/gallery/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kluane-Wra ... hini-Alsek
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/progs/spm-whs/itm2/site4.aspx
http://www.pc.gc.ca/progs/spm-whs/index/site4.aspx
http://www.worldheritagesite.org/sites/kluane.html
https://www.google.com/search?q=Kluane+ ... 66&bih=675
Kluane National Park and Reserve.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/yt/kluane/index.aspx
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/yt/kluane/index.aspx
http://travelyukon.com/nature/kluane-na ... nd-reserve
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/ ... nd-reserve
http://www.greatcanadianparks.com/yukon ... /index.htm
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/top ... nd-Reserve
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kluane_Nat ... nd_Reserve
http://usparks.about.com/library/minipl ... anenpr.htm
https://www.google.com/search?q=Kluane+ ... 66&bih=675
Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /tatshens/
http://www.spacesfornature.org/greatspa ... shini.html
http://www.greatcanadianparks.com/bcolu ... /index.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatshenshi ... ncial_Park
http://www.hellobc.com/activitylisting/ ... -park.aspx
http://www.spacesfornature.org/greatspa ... shini.html
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/top ... ncial-Park
https://www.google.com/search?q=Tatshen ... 66&bih=675
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
http://www.nps.gov/glba/index.htm
http://www.nps.gov/glba/planyourvisit/rafting.htm
http://www.npca.org/parks/glacier-bay-n ... -park.html
http://www.nationalparks.org/explore-pa ... d-preserve
http://www.glacierbay.org/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glacier_Ba ... d_Preserve
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/top ... d-Preserve
https://www.google.com/search?q=Glacier ... 66&bih=675
Maps and Guide. Alsek and Tatshenshini Rivers.
Cloudburst Productions, Haines (2004).
http://www.cloudburstproductions.net/ta ... alsek-maps
http://www.cloudburstproductions.net/co ... hini-river
American Whitewater.
http://www.americanwhitewater.org/conte ... etail/id/1
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Alsek River. Features.
Haines Junction, Dezadeash River, Kaskawulsh River junction and start of Alsek River proper, creek confluences (Park, Lava, Raft, Marble), Lowell Glacier and lake, Goatherd Mountain (hiking), first outlet from Fisher Glacier, Bates River confluence, second outlet from Fisher Glacier, Plug Creek confluence, enter BC, creek confluences (Range, Dyke, Easy), outlet from Tweedsmuir Glacier, Turnback Canyon (CV+ whitewater. Fly to Whitehorse or Haines Junction; portage; hire helicopter to get around. Best not attempt to run), Ritchie Creek confluence, Tatshenshini River confluence, AK border, The Nose, Walker Glacier, Novatak Glacier outflow, Alsek Lake, Gateway Knob, rapids, Dry Bay.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Alsek River. Haines Junction area YT to Dry Bay AK. Notes.
Thomas, Alister. More of Canada’s Best Canoe Routes. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Author: Paula Zyback.
Title at source: Alsek River: Awesome and Then Some.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Alsek River. Haines Junction YT to Dry Bay AK. Notes.
Madsen, Ken and Peter Mather. A Guide to Paddling in the Yukon. Primrose Publishing (Caribou Commons Project), Whitehorse (2004).
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Atnarko River. Information.
More information, plus Features, will be posted should Route information become available.
With the Telchako River, part of the Bella Coola River [Source: Wikipedia].
British Columbia Heritage River.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/herita ... river.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs

Babine River. Information.
More information, plus Features, will be posted should Route information become available.
Tributary of the Skeena River.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babine_River
British Columbia Heritage River.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/herita ... river.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs

Bella Coola River. Information.
More information, plus Features, will be posted should Route information become available.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bella_Coola_River
British Columbia Heritage River.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/herita ... river.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Iskut River. Information.
Ed note: Major hydro projects limit paddling on the river. Given the scale of the hydro development and the scarcity of reported trips, it seems pointless to prepare a list of Features.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iskut_River
http://riverswithoutborders.org/about-t ... kutstikine
http://riverswithoutborders.org/wp-cont ... 011_10.pdf
http://eclenvironmental.ca/projects/iskut/
http://www.northernhydro.ca/projects/iskut-river/
Images.
https://www.google.ca/search?q=iskut+ri ... 66&bih=675
Settlement of Iskut River.
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/regions/ ... ownID=3606
Kinaskan Lake Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... naskan_lk/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinaskan_L ... ncial_Park
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cascade_Fa ... t_River%29
http://www.hellobc.com/accommlisting/45 ... -park.aspx
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/parks/?id=193
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Kinaskan ... 66&bih=675
Iskut River Hot Springs Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... kut_rv_hs/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iskut_Rive ... ncial_Park
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Iskut+Ri ... 66&bih=675
Source for the following: Hot Springs in British Columbia, Canada.
“The small 4-hectare park is located approximately 100 km south of the community of Iskut, 15 km northeast of Bob Quinn and 6 km west of the Stewart Cassiar Highway 37. Access to the park is very limited. Foot access is difficult and there is no developed trail. Helicopter and boat access are possible.”
http://www.bchotsprings.com/
Environment Canada Water Office. Iskut River below Johnson River.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08CG001
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Iskut River, upper. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, British Columbia Forum.
Author: Cordillera.
Route description: Tatogga Lake, Iskut River, Kinaskan Lake, Natadesleen Lake; exit.
Title at source: Iskut River and Kinaskan Lake.
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 06&t=40356
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Iskut River, upper. Natadasleen Lake. Online, Notes, Photos.
Location: Small lake on the Iskut River, downstream from Kinaskan Lake and upstream from Cascade Falls; likely part of Kinaskan Lake Provincial Park.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: xtremepeaks.
Route description (“4 km, 3h”): Day trip on the lake.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Natadasl ... er-BC-3686
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kispiox River and area. Information.
Kispiox River is a tributary of the Skeena River.
https://www.google.ca/search?q=kispiox+ ... 66&bih=675
http://www.bcadventure.com/ianforbes/ki ... piox.phtml
Settlement of Kispiox.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kispiox,_British_Columbia
Swan Lake Kispiox River Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... swan_k_rv/
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... t_cul.html
http://www.spacesfornature.org/greatspaces/swanlk.html
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/parks/?id=206
http://travelbritishcolumbia.com/things ... cial-park/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Swan+Lak ... 66&bih=675
Environment Canada Water Office. Kispiox River near Hazelton.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08EB004
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kispiox River. Features.
... , Sweetin River confluence (by road), ... , two U-turns, bridge, outlet from Mitten Lake, Elizabeth Lake (broadening of the river), Cullon Creek confluence, outlet from Pentz Lake, creek confluences (Murder, McCully), bridge, creek confluences (Hevenor, Dale), Kispiox settlement and Skeena River junction.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kispiox River. Sweetin River confluence to Kispiox village. Guide.
Archer, Laurel. Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips; Volume 1. Rocky Mountain Books, Surrey (2008).
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kispiox River area. Brown Bear Lake and Swan Lake. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, British Columbia Forum.
Author: Canoeheadted.
Title at source: Swan Lake PP, July 2010 (plan B ).
Route description: Brown Bear Lake, Swan Lake; check portage to Stephens Lake; return.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 06&t=37424
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Morice Lake, Atna Lake and Atna River. Information.
Morice Lake.
http://www.westcoastpaddler.com/communi ... =11&t=4146
http://www.bcadventure.com/adventure/ex ... morice.htm
http://travelingluck.com/North%20Americ ... 0Lake.html
https://www.google.ca/search?q=morice+l ... 66&bih=675
Morice Lake Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... oriceLake/
http://www.ecojustice.ca/publications/r ... attachment
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Morice+L ... 66&bih=655
Atna Lake.
http://www.houstonchamber.ca/default.aspx?PageID=1015
Atna River Provincial Park.
Ed note: Nothing worth posting here was found for the Atna River per se.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... s/atna_rv/
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/planni ... t%20MP.pdf
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Morice Lake. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, British Columbia Forum.
Author: Canoeheadted.
Title at source: Morice Lake (July 2010).
Route description: Morice Lake, past mouth of Nanika River; camp; return due to high winds.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 06&t=37414
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Morice Lake to Atna Lake; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, British Columbia Forum.
Author: Canoeheadted.
Route description: Morice Lake, Atna Bay, Atna River, Atna Lake; return.
Title at source: Morice-Atna Lake Canoe Route (very pic heavy).
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 06&t=33578
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Morice River and Bulkley River. Information.
Morice River.
The Morice River is a tributary of the Bulkley River (formed by the junction of the Morice and the Little Bulkley, a smaller stream); the Bulkley is a tributary of the Skeena River, reaching it at Hazelton.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morice_River
http://www.houstonchamber.ca/default.aspx?PageID=1015
Aspen Recreation Site.
http://houstonbc.com/
http://houstonbc.com/regions/towns/?townID=4104
http://www.houstonchamber.ca/default.aspx?PageID=1015
Lamprey Creek Recreation Site.
http://www.tracksandtrails.ca/2011/04/f ... in-skeena/
Owen Flats Recreation Site.
http://houstonbc.com/regions/towns/?townID=4104
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=613Cpxo9sLs
http://www.panoramio.com/photo/75021996
Environment Canada Water Office. Morice River near Houston.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08ED002
Little Bulkley River.
http://www.houstonchamber.ca/default.aspx?PageID=1015
Bulkley River.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulkley_River
http://www.bcadventure.com/ianforbes/mo ... rice.phtml
http://www.roundlakebc.com/BRRS.htm
Environment Canada Water Office. Bulkley River at Quick.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08EE004
Environment Canada Water Office. Bulkley River near Houston.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08EE003
Environment Canada Water Office. Bulkley River near Smithers.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08EE005
Houston.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houston,_British_Columbia
http://www.hellobc.com/houston.aspx
http://houstonbc.com/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=houston+ ... 66&bih=655
Moricetown.
http://www.moricetown.ca/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moricetown ... h_Columbia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TI3A1MFGMz0 http://www.northbceh.com/smithers/moricetown.htm
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Moriceto ... 66&bih=655
Smithers.
http://www.smithers.ca/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smithers,_British_Columbia
http://www.tourismsmithers.com/
http://www.hellobc.com/smithers.aspx
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Smithers ... 66&bih=655
Telkwa.
http://www.telkwa.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telkwa,_British_Columbia
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Telkwa&c ... 66&bih=655
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Morice River and Bulkley River. Features.
Morice Lake (tributaries are the Nanika River and Atna River), creek confluences (Nado, Gosnell, Thautil, Tagit, Cedric, Lamprey, Fenton, Owen, Houston Tommy, Knapper), junction with the Little Bulkley River near Houston (off river) and start of the Bulkley River, Barrett RR stn, Quick RR stn, Goathorn Creek confluence and Telkwa (Tyhee Lake PP), bridge, Smithers, past Moricetown, Strawberry Flats, Bulkley Canyon RR stn, Hazelton.

Morice River. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: kanoeheadted.
Route description (“30 km, 6 h”): Lamprey Creek Recreation Site (put-in), Owen Flats Recreation Site, Aspen Recreation Site (take-out),
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Morice-R ... ke-BC-1283
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Nakina River. Redirect.
Please consult the entries filed in the Taku River subregion.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Nanika Lake, Kidprice Lake, Nanika River. Information and Features.
Location: Near Houston.
The Nanika River is not to be confused with the Nakina River, a ww tributary of the Taku River.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Nanika-K ... ake-BC-607
http://www.tourismsmithers.com/index.ph ... -kidprice/
http://www.houstonchamber.ca/default.aspx?PageID=1015
http://www.bcnorth.ca/magazine/pages/De ... /lake1.htm
http://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.a ... C_ID=56316
Nanika area photos.
https://www.google.ca/search?client=fir ... 20columbia
Nenikëkh / Nanika-Kidprice Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... aKidprice/
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... ce/photos/
Environment Canada Water Office. Nanika River at outlet of Kidprice Lake.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08ED001
Nanika River Features.
Unnamed lake, Nanika Lake and start of Nanika River, Bergeland Creek confluence, Kidprice Lake and Stepp Creek confluence, falls and rapids, Morice Lake (waters flow into the Skeena River, via the Bulkley River).
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Nanika River area. Lamprey Lake to Nanika Falls; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, British Columbia Forum.
Author: Canoeheadted.
Route description: Logging road, Lamprey Lake, Anzac Lake, Stepp Lake, Stepp Creek, Kidprice Lake and Nanika River; visit Nanika Falls; return.
Title at source: Nanika-Kidprice trip report.
http://myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtopic.php?f=106&t=25171
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Nanika River area. Lamprey Lake to Nanika Falls; return. Online, Journal, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, British Columbia Forum.
Author: Canoeheadted.
Route description: Logging road, Lamprey Lake, Anzac Lake, Stepp Lake, Stepp Creek, Kidprice Lake and Nanika River; visit Nanika Falls; return.
Title at source: Nanika-Kidprice Canoe route (Aug 2010).
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 06&t=37554
Photos (perhaps from another trip).
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 06&t=39294
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Nanika River area. Lamprey Lake to Kidprice Lake; return. Online, Notes, Photos, GPS.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: Nanika.
Route description (“30 km, 1 d+11 h”): Lamprey (by road), Anzac Lake, Stepp Lake, Kidprice Lake and Nanika River.
Title at source: Nanika-Kidprice Canoe Route.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Nanika-K ... ake-BC-607
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Nass River. Information.
More information, plus Features, will be added should Route information become available.
Environment Canada Water Office. Nass River above Shumal Creek.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08DB001
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Round Lake. Information.
Location: Smithers.
http://www.roundlakebc.com/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=round+la ... 66&bih=655
http://www.tourismsmithers.com/index.ph ... ound-lake/
Location: Smithers.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Round Lake. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: xtremepeaks.
Route description (“3 km, 1 h”): Day trip on the lake; campsites available.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Round-La ... rs-BC-3160
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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Continuation.
Ed note: The limit of 60,000 characters required two posts.
Routes S through Z are posted at
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 05&t=42160

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