French River: Otter Bay to Hartley Bay Marina (5 days / 75 km)

I just got back from a fantastic 5-day canoe trip on the French River.  We went into it expecting a cold wet fall trip but were surprised with (mostly) great weather.  My first time on the French was 11 years ago with my summer camp and it was exactly as I remember.  There is some whitewater, but nearly all of it has well-marked portages. As beginners with whitewater, we portaged most of the rapids and paddled some.

The French River is a very important river in Canada.&nb...

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