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PostPosted: September 5th, 2009, 2:46 pm 

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Quetico region

Note. Route information for the Quetico region is posted also in CCR’s Routes section, at

All waters of Quetico Provincial Park,
plus, to the east, an ill-defined area including La Verendrye Provincial Park, the Northern Light Lake area and Pigeon River Provincial Park,
plus, to the west, waters entering Rainy Lake via the Namakan River (mostly travelled as continuations of Routes starting within the Park).

Atikokan River, Mercutio River, Pipestone River, Rainy River, Seine River, Turtle River, etc.
Caliper Lake, Lac des Milles Lacs, Marmion Lake, etc.
Corresponding Routes are filed in the region Northwest. ... 07&t=34022

Quetico region. Information.
Note. Many reports quote portage distances in rods; for those unfamiliar with (dare I say) the Imperial system, 1 rod = 5 metres (to within 1%), about the length of a canoe.
Quetico Provincial Park.
Friends of Quetico Park. ... nessGuide/
Quetico Foundation.
Quetico Foundation Canoe Route Maps.
Quetico canoeing. ... re-travel/
Ranger Stations.
Road access. Dawson Trail, Atikokan and Lac la Croix (2 km east of the settlement of the same name).
Water access. Beaverhouse Lake, Prairie Portage and Cache Bay.
Air access. Beaverhouse Lake and Lac la Croix.
Note. Kevin Callan’s book provides a list of entry points as well as Ranger Stations.
Overview map.
Entry points and permits.
Boundary Waters Canoe Area Information Resource.
Quetico Forum at ... N=90737065
Boundary Waters Journal.
Canoe Stories.
Canoe Routes of Ontario. A comprehensive guide to more than 100 canoe routes throughout the province. McClelland and Stewart, Toronto (1991). Page 34, Area A.
Quiet Journey.
Portage database, Quiet Journey.
Paddler's Campsite Database (PCD) for Quetico Park. ... /index.php
Fisher Maps.
McKenzie Maps.
PaddleNav Quetico GPS Map (Red Pine Mapping). ... 1c62033695
Map of the Atikokan-Quetico area.
Quetico outfitters. ... itters.cfm
Photos from Wilderness Adventurers. ... ripid=1208
Photos by Mike Monaghan.
Accompanying CCR thread. ... 08&t=43660
Information is filed in Region Northwest, Subregion South, at ... 07&t=43606
Beymer, Robert. Paddler's Guide to Quetico Provincial Park, W A Fisher (1997).
Callan, Kevin. (A Paddler’s Guide to) Quetico and Beyond, Boston Mills Press, Erin (2007).
Furtman, Michael. Magic on the Rocks. Canoe Country Pictographs. Birch Portage Press, Duluth (2000).
Leopold, Aldo. A Sand Country Almanac. With Essays on Conservation from Round River. Ballantine Books (1986). Note. Thanks to Kevin Callan for this reference.
McGuffin, Gary and Joanie. Quetico. Into the Wild. Chrismar Books (2009). ... _ir_all_14
Nelson, Jon. Quetico. Near to Nature’s Heart. Dundurn Press (2009).
Olesen, David. A Wonderful Country. The Quetico-Superior Stories of Bill Magie. Raven Productions, Ely (2005).
Peruniak, Shirley F. Quetico Provincial Park. An Illustrated History. Friends of Quetico Park (2000).
Rom, William N. Canoe Country Wilderness. Canoe Trails from the BWCA, Quetico and Beyond. Voyageur Press (1990). Note. Thanks to Kevin Callan for this reference.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Quetico hiking. ... 202012.pdf
Dawson Trail Campgrounds.
Location. French Lake. ... pdates.pdf
Quetico/Atikokan Hiking Trails.
Note. All the following trails are accessible from the Dawson Trail Campgrounds.
Beaver Meadows Trail.
French Falls Trail.
French Portage Trail.
Pickerel Point Trail.
Pickerel River Trail. ... ncial-park
Pines Hiking Trail.
Whiskey Jack Trail.
Source for the above.
Also. ... rails.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Quetico Provincial Park. Online, Notes, Photos.
Author. CanoeWilderness, at
Author. Ted Nelson, at HikeBikeTravel.
Title at source. Canoeing in Quetico Provincial Park - Hardcore Adventure Travel. ... re-travel/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

List of posts for the Quetico region.
Post 1 of 5.
General information for the Quetico region. ... 07&t=34003
Post 2 of 5.
Route information for Quetico PP (Access French Lake, Pickerel Lake, Lerome Lake). ... 07&t=39054
Post 3 of 5.
Route information for Quetico PP (Access Nym Lake, Beaverhouse Lake, Lac la Croix). ... 07&t=39055
Post 4 of 5.
Route information for Quetico PP (Access Prairie Portage). ... 07&t=38937
Post 5 of 5.
Route information for Quetico PP (Access Cache Bay) and for the Quetico region east of the PP. ... 07&t=39056


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