A favourite backcountry destination

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

In addition to serene flatwater, the Spanish River offers paddling for canoeists of intermediate skill level, with Class I and II rapids, lots of swifts and moving water. Explore the historic route of the Ojibwe, 18th century fur traders and turn of the century Forest Ranger Archie Belaney, later known as Grey Owl.

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.

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