Astotin Lake - Elk Island National Park

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Date
06.11.2022
Location
Astotin Lake

Description

Trip Type:

Flatwater, Day Trip

Detailed Trip Rating:

Grade B Click here for details on Trip Grade and Skills

Experience Level:

 Comfortable Beginner

Water Class:

  Flatwater

Trip Description:

Come paddle a classic lake, then go for a stroll or picnic. (All the fire pits are usually taken by the time we finish paddling.) You can book a campsite for Friday or Saturday and enjoy the dark sky preserve at night.

Note: Parks Canada Pass required.

Suitable Boats

(see notes)

Open Canoe - Yes

Covered Canoe - Yes

Touring Kayak - Yes

Rec Kayak - No

Whitewater Kayak – No

Meeting Point:

Astotin Lake parking area of Elk Island National Park.

Trip Coordinator:

Frank Geddes;

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Notes:

Please contact the Trip Coordinator no later than the Wednesday before the trip is schedule to start. Some trips may have space limitations or require early booking. Contact the Trip Coordinator.

Trips are open to all current Northwest Voyageurs Canoe and Kayak Club members.

You must provide your own boat or have prearranged a rental from the club to participate in the trip.

Touring Kayak - Typically 12 feet long or more and 24" wide or less, with front and rear water tight compartments for flotation and storage, defined keel

Rec Kayak - Typically less than 12 feet long, often greater than 24" wide, with one or no water tight compartments, may or may not have a keel

Whitewater Kayak - Typically less than 10', no watertight compartments, no keel

Location information

Astotin Lake

Country
Canada
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