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Township of Chapleau

Summer

Canoeing and Kayaking

Canoeists can choose between three segments of the traditional fur trade route from Moose Factory on James Bay, to Michipcoten on Lake Superior. Each section offers challenging white water and a glimpse into the past, as you imagine Coeur de bois and Orkney men plying their way along the river with their birch bark canoes loaded down with fur and trade goods.Kayaking in Chapleau

The Chapeau District is 23,960 square kilometers of wilderness canoeing country. It is situated on the Canadian Shield within two watersheds-the Atlantic and James Bay-and is in the heart of the Boreal Forest. The connecting waterways provide an infinite number of canoeing routes. The exciting white water, the large deep lakes, and the slow meandering rivers offer hours of undisturbed paddling for everyone from the beginner to the most experienced.

Name

# of Days

# of Portages

# of kms

Experience Level

Shumka to Missinaibi

4

19

80

Moderate

Missinaibie to Mattice

10

28

238

Experienced

Mattice to Moosonee

7-9

9

316

Experienced

Mississagi River

7

28

177

Experienced

Wakami Loop

3

8

56

Beginner to Intermediate

Wakami River

5-7

35

124

Intermediate to Experienced

Sakatowi

5

14

120

Intermediate

Pishkanogami

4

16

105

Intermediate

Chapleau Nemegosenda

12

44

236

Experienced

Wenebegon

5

12

104

Moderate

The Shoals of North Loop

2

8

40

Beginner

The Shoals of South Loop

1

7

16

Beginner

Groundhog River

7-10

17

166

Experienced

Spanish River

7

28

177

Moderate

The Chain of Lakes

1-5

N/A

N/A

Family

Aubinadong

5

14

120

Moderate

ATVing

Explore Chapleau's backcountry with the Chapleau ATV Club. Discover scenic remote locations and explore the rugged northern territory. Our region offers some of the best trails with a variety of terrains, such as large hills, smooth logging roads and lots of mud to play in!

Golfing

The Kebsquasheshing Golf Club is a privately owned nine-hole course, open to the public seven days a week throughout the season, except during tournaments. The course is located in the north end of the town, next to the river. An Executive Board of Members operates it, (9 Holes/Semi-Private)

Contact

 Rates

President Claude Noel
100 Golf Course Road
Chapleau ON
P0M 1K0
705-864-0600

9 holes      $20.00
18 holes    $25.00
All day      $30.00

Rates do not include tax

Bird Watching

graphics1Thanks to the Chapleau Crown Game Preserve, visiting birders have the opportunity to spot and record over 120 bird species, including loons, warblers, sparrows, waterfowl and birds of prey. So bring your binoculars, your camera and your walking shoes and get ready to hit the trails of the Preserve to get a glimpse of the "lifer" you've been wanting to add to your list.

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