Water Routes

From tranquil lakes to turbulent white waters, Manitoba provincial parks are perfect places for canoeing and kayaking. With over 100,000 lakes and countless streams and rivers, we truly are a paddlers’ paradise.

Stop the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Always Clean, Drain and Dry your watercraft and water-related equipment before leaving a water body – including when portaging. Decontamination may also be required. Know before you go.
For more information, visit: manitoba.ca/StopAIS

Paddlers will appreciate the flat water and few, simple portages at the following lakes:

These locations are recommended for paddlers looking for larger lakes, moving water and several, long portages:

The following rivers offer moving water, rapids, long distances and isolation:

Paddlers seeking long trips, remote locations, numerous rapids and big water will find what they are looking for on these rivers:

To purchase canoe route maps, guides, publications and information on the Bloodvein, Seal and Hayes Rivers visit www.canadamapsales.com or call toll-free 1-877-627-7226.