Rentals During Covid-19

Rentals During Covid-19

June 27, 2020We are OPEN! Actually, we've been open since roughly the first week of June. We haven't made much of a 'splash' about it so we could ease into our new style of operations. All systems a go!For now, we're maintain
Culinaria Backcountry: Canned Beans or Creme Brûlée

Culinaria Backcountry: Canned Beans or Creme Brûlée

It’s safe to assume most folks close to me wouldn’t label me a social butterfly during the off-season— hermit may be more appropriate. My wintertime existence is probably some ad hoc tactic to strike balance with the overload of social stimulus I enj
No Frontcountry, No Problem

No Frontcountry, No Problem

Regardless of the deep vein of adventure which runs through your soul, there exists any number of reasons to take a canoe down the Shelburne River and through the Tobeatic. That ‘extra’ day of travel shapes a palpable sense of remoteness, especially
Keji Southern Lakes Canoe Tripping

Keji Southern Lakes Canoe Tripping

The Southern Lakes region of Kejimkujik remains my favourite place for canoe tripping in the park. While the rocky shores and quick portages of the Park’s northern Frozen Ocean loop are hallmarks of other folk’s favourite trip, the solitude, glacial
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
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 carry
Packing For My Canoe Trip

Packing For My Canoe Trip

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 ag
Parks Canada Backcountry Site Reservation

Parks Canada Backcountry Site Reservation

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 navigati
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 wit
Backcountry Camping in Kejimkujik

Backcountry Camping in Kejimkujik

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
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 par
Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic SiteThe 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 wil