Guest Blog - Mike and Will's Southern Lakes Adventure

Guest Blog - Mike and Will's Southern Lakes Adventure

  Going into this three day canoe trip, I did not know what to expect; this was my first time camping in the backcountry.  As my dad and I met our group and Cody, our guide, and ate our final meal before entering the wilderness, all I could think about was how we would be alone with only our canoes ...

Portage Like a Pro

Portage Like a Pro

I make the joke often enough “Portaging is french for torture” and the uninitiated usually reply with a strange uncomfortable laugh and a quick flash of uncertainty in their eyes. Just to make sure we’re all on the same page, portaging is simply carrying your canoe and kit between waterways via an o...

Packing For My Canoe Trip - Notes From The Backcountry

Packing For My Canoe Trip - Notes From The Backcountry

Packing For My Canoe TripThe sun is finally out and the water levels are flowing high, not to mention the black flies haven’t yet delivered their vanguard. It’s finally the start of canoe tripping season!I can remember sitting in high school years ago, covertly drawing doodles of canoes around the e...

Parks Canada Backcountry Site Reservations

Parks Canada Backcountry Site Reservations

How To Reserve a Keji Backcountry SiteReserving a backcountry site in Kejimkujik National Park is one of the first steps you need to take for an awesome summertime adventure. Navigating the Parks Canada reservation system can be as tricky as navigating your canoe through Little River in low water, h...

Frozen Ocean Canoe Route

Frozen Ocean Canoe Route

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site is a little known paddling mecca. The tradition of navigating the waterways in this area spans millennia, beginning with the Mi’kmaq people and their bark canoes. Some of the portage trails used within the park follow the carries originally establi...

Backcountry Camping

Backcountry Camping

The BackcountryKeji’s backcountry, in our opinion, is where the magic begins. There are over 40 backcountry sites in the Park which are accessible only by paddling or hiking or cycling. Each backcountry site is marked with a large reflective sign and has tent pads, a picnic table, a firepit, a stack...

Kejimkujik Canoe Routes

Kejimkujik Canoe Routes

The Kejimkujik Canoe RoutesKejimkujik Lake has a variety of campsites, some of which are located on islands adding to the magic and solitude of a wilderness canoe trip. Convenient access to the lake is right here at Jake’s Landing. We have a huge parking lot where you can leave your vehicle for as m...

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

The ParkKejimkujik is the only national heritage location in Canada with a dual designation of National Park and National Historic Site, acknowledging the area’s rich Mi’kmaw heritage and natural wilderness beauty.  Whats more, the Park rests within and provides entry to the UNESCO Southwest Nova Bi...

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