EXPLORE A CANADIAN HERITAGE RIVER

Local outfitters offer exceptional services for guided or self-guided adventures. #PaddleON

“Big” Missinaibi Lake is a hidden gem, deep in the heart of the largest wildlife preserve in the world. Its 25 interior campsites are ideal for a backcountry basecamp.

Chose from five main canoe route options.

The Missinaibi River is one of the longest and most famous canoe routes in the Hudson Bay watershed.

Find great backcountry paddling experiences at Ontario Parks. 

For information on park fees and reservations, click here.

About Trish Manning

Trish Manning is an adventure travel writer and the content coordinator for Ontario Outdoor Adventures. She is an avid outdoor person who loves to hike, paddle, SUP, snowshoe, cross-country ski and explore Ontario's great outdoors with her golden retriever, Daisy.

Recommended Articles

Ontario’s Blue-Water Lakes

So blue you won’t believe your eyes.

Ontario’s Moose Hotspots

Your best chance of seeing a moose is by paddle.

Philip Edward Island Camping Guide

The inside scoop on this Georgian Bay gem.

Best Family Canoe Trips

7 overnight canoe trips kids will love.

The Missing Link of "the Great Trail"

Find out how it was completed.

Paddling Laws

This is what you need to know about safety on the water in Ontario.

Go Ahead, Be a Joiner

Find a Facebook Paddling Club that's right for you.

SUPreme Adventure

Best paddleboarding destinations for beginners.

Sun and Sand

Soak it up at the best Lake Huron beaches

Easy River Tripping

The French River will delight canoeists of all ages.

Ultimate Paddling Day Trips

11 can’t-miss provincial parks for paddlers.

It's Time for a Paddle

Canoe and kayak rentals that are perfect for your next paddling adventure.

Best Sites on the French River

Where to stay on your canoe trip.

Top 10 Easy Canoe Trips

Go guided and learn canoe and camping skills in Northern Ontario.

Temagami Canoe Trip Routes

6 top trip options.

Skip The Crowds

18 Excellent Alternatives to Algonquin Park

Get On The Water

Ontario paddling events for canoeists, kayakers, SUPers, and rafters in 2024.

Hike-in or Paddle-in campsites only

Frontenac Provincial Park

Missinaibi River Canoe Trip

Learn how to plan a canoe trip down this famed wilderness river.

Find Wilderness South of Algonquin

Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park