Update on Northwest Voyageurs 2020 Events

To do our part in flattening the curve of COVID-19, all Northwest Voyageurs Canoe and Kayak Club events will be cancelled until June 30, 2020. We will continue to monitor provincial and municipal guidance on when we may be able to start holding events and trips.

Please check back for updates. We hope to see you on the water soon.

NWV Calendar

Edmonton Area Large Lake Weekend

07.12.2019 - 07.14.2019


Trip Type:

 Flatwater, Car Camping

Detailed Trip Rating:

 Friday 1A1, Saturday 2A2, Sunday 3B2 Click here for explanation of the trip rating

Experience Level:

 Beginner  Novice  Intermediate

Water Class:

 Class I - II

Trip Description:

There are several large lakes in the Edmonton area. We've all driven past them this time we are going to paddle them. Saturday Morning we'll start small with a 9km trip on Lake Isle near Gainford. Saturday afternoon we'll step it up a notch with a 12 - 15 km paddle on Lac Ste Anne. All this is in preparation for Sunday where we`ll do 25km on the south shore of Lake Wabamun.

Come join us for 1,2 or all three trips. The trip coordinator has reserved 4 campsites for Friday and Saturday nights with enough space for 8 tents total. Cost is $29 per night per site.  Sites will be allotted in order of those who contact the trip coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Sites must be requested by July 2, 2019

Suitable Boats

(see notes)

Open Canoe - Yes

Covered Canoe - Yes

Touring Kayak - Yes

Rec Kayak - With Trip Coordinator Approval

Whitewater Kayak – No

Meeting Point:

 Wabamun Lake Provincial Park

Trip Coordinator:

Mike Eaton

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Call or Text: (780) 902-3953


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.

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


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