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Labour Day Weekend Canoe Camping Trip (3 days)

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Big Porcupine Lake

Algonquin Highlands, ON K0M 1J1

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Spend this Labour Day weekend on a 3-day adventure in Algonquin Park!

We're going on a three day canoe camping trip leaving from Toronto on Saturday morning and returning on Monday evening.

canoeing

Saturday morning, drive up from Toronto and put in at Smoke Lake. From there, we spend the day paddling and portaging to get to Big Porcupine. We'll take breaks to enjoy the scenery and make a stop for a picnic lunch. Once we get to our campsite, we'll make a fire, cook dinner, and watch the stars come out.

On Sunday, we'll leave our camp and head out for a day trip to explore the area. The leaves will just be starting to change colour and if we're lucky, we might see some local wildlife! Sunday evening we'll be back at our camp at Big Porcupine where we'll eat dinner and roast marshmallows on the campfire.

evening on smoke lake
Monday morning we'll pack up our camp head back to Smoke Lake. We'll make a stop for a picnic lunch and one last chance to swim. Then we make our way back home to Toronto.

Here's a link to the full itinerary: Itinerary

Here's the list of what to bring: What to bring

And this is what's included: What's included

Here's a map of the route: Route map

Beginners are welcome!! We can take a maximum of 7 people on this trip (including the two of us).

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FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

There is no minimum or maximum age, but participants should be reasonably fit. We can adapt our trip to your physical condition but at a minimum you should be able to walk for an hour, and you should be able to carry 40lbs (in a backpack). We will be canoeing for about 4-5 hours per day, and you'll have the chance to go swimming when we take breaks. You'll also be doing general physical activities like collecting and chopping firewood, putting up and taking down tents, cooking, etc. Before the trip we'll send you a safety questionnaire to ask about any physical conditions that might affect your experience on this trip.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

We can give you a ride to and from Toronto. We'll meet at Christie Station and drive from there, or we can pick you up along on the way to Highway 400. You can also meet us at the park but keep in mind that you'll need to buy a parking permit for the duration of the trip.


Where are we going?

We will start at Smole Lake and canoe out to Big Porcupine Lake, then back again.

We can also send you the full itinerary, just us an email at hola@followthewhitesquirrel.ca.


What can I bring into the event and what is included?

We provide all of the camping equipment and supplies. You will need to bring appropriate shoes, clothes, personal toiletries, and a big backpack.

You can see the packing list here: what to bring

You can see the list of what is included here: what is included

If you have any questions, feel free to email us.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can email us at hola@followthewhitesquirrel.ca or message us on our Facebook page.

What's the refund policy?

We will provide a full refund up until 7 days before the event. Less than 7 days before the event, in the case of illness or extenuating circumstances, you can reschedule for a different date.

We may need to cancel the trip if the weather conditions are too dangerous to do the trip, such as in cases of thunderstorms, lightning, or heavy winds. We will try to give at least 24 hours’ notice if possible. In any case, if we cancel the trip you will receive a full refund for the trip. In the unlikely event that the trip guides are unable to do the trip due to illness or other extenuating circumstances, we will give you a full refund for the trip and a 10% discount if you want to reschedule the trip for different dates.

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Big Porcupine Lake

Algonquin Highlands, ON K0M 1J1

Canada

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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