Petawawa River: Lake Travers to McManus Lake (4 days / 49 km)

The Petawawa River is a whitewater river in the northeast corner of Algonquin Provincial Park. It has some excellent rapids, many nice campsites and takes you through a less-visited region of the park. The geographic gem is The Natch, a red granite cliff that extends upwards out of the dark green water.

This route has at least nine rapids between CI Tech and CII Tech. There is only one definite portage, however there were a couple of times when we needed to line our boats. Less experienced c...

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