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Kayaking Costello Creek

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Kayaking Costello Creek

I love my canoe and that it can carry us as a family together into adventure. But I have to confess, I’ve always wondered what it was like to paddle a kayak. Emma has also wanted to try it as she’s gotten older, and watched kayakers paddling with speed and ease. So when the opportunity…

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A Thanksgiving Voyageur Adventure

By , published on September 1, 2017
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Ragged Falls

We wanted to do something special for the Thanksgiving long weekend and decided to make a trip to the renowned Algonquin Park to admire the stunning fall colours. Together with another family, we rented some cabins off Hwy 60, close to the park. We couldn’t wait to explore the park, do some hiking and get…

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Paddle Art Contest – Christopher Dutton

By , published on August 22, 2017
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I really can’t think of another project that I have done that melded together so many things I love to do. Paddling a canoe, fishing, blues music, art, scavenging junk, camp cooking, hanging around the AO Opeongo store and building a challenging project from recycled, reclaimed, and resurrected materials. A broken paddle donated to me…

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Paddle Art Contest – Peter McBurney

By , published on August 7, 2017
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Paddle Art Contest Peter McBurney

I have been travelling to the Muskoka/Algonquin Park/Haliburton region for over a half century. My Great-grandfather bought a cottage on Lake of Bays in 1920 and my family has been travelling to this area ever since. It holds a special place in my heart. Wolves have always been fascinating to me. They are a frequent…

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The Art of Paddling

By , published on August 1, 2017
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Unique Muskoka The Art of Paddling

August 2017 Unique Muskoka article by Kristi Koruna / Photography by Heather Douglas As you head out of the cities and into Muskoka, the forests seem to sprawl endlessly, skies open wide to embrace us and the lakes and rivers run wild with possibility. One cannot ignore the notion to get out and explore the…

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