East Saskatchewan: Rice River Canyon (2 days / 19 km)

Two hikers backpacking through Rice River Canyon

The Rice River Canyon is a loosely defined trail and wilderness adventure in Northern Saskatchewan. The route takes hikers in, around and across a shallow river, while walking into the bush. There is no trail, just a river to follow and occasional kilometre markers. The weaving, braided river is surrounded by thick bush, large boulders and fallen logs, often forcing hikers to cross the knee-to-waist deep river.

Overall the walk feels a bit more like a long portage than an established hike. T...

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