More than 50 documented Saskatchewan canoe routes have been researched, recorded and compiled into a series of booklets. These booklets are available here in their entirety. You may print any of the routes for your own use, but they may not be sold.

Warning: The information presented here is historic route information. The information is 50 years old and could have changed due to varying water levels, forest fires, or human activity. If you are interested in one of these routes please contact us for current information or buy our canoe maps with current portages and campsites.

These routes are organized by access points.

Highway #2

  • Route 6: 4 to 5 days: La Ronge, Lynx Lake, Sulphide Lake, Freda Lake, Otter Lake
  • Route 7: 8 to 10 days: La Ronge, Iskwatikan Lake, Churchill River, Pelican Narrows, Deschambault Lake, Highway 106
  • Route 8: 6 to 8 days: La Ronge, Iskwatikan Lake, Churchill River, Pelican Narrows, Jan Lake
  • Route 9: 7 to 10 days: La Ronge, Iskwatikan Lake, Churchill River, Pelican Narrows, Mirond Lake, Sturgeon-Weir River, Maligne Lake, Highway 106
  • Route 11: 6 or more days: La Ronge, Stroud Lake, Hunt Lake, Stanley, Nistowiak Lake, Iskwatikan Lake, La Ronge
  • Route 12: 8 to 10 days: La Ronge, Lynx Lake, Sulphide Lake, Freda Lake, Stanley, Nistowiak Lake, Iskwatikan Lake, La Ronge
  • Route 43: 7 to 9 days: Lac la Ronge, Wapawekka Lake, Deschambault River, Ballantyne Bay
  • Route 54: 6 to 8 days: Besnard Lake, Neale Lake, Bar Lake, Pinehouse Lake, Sandfly Lake, Black Bear Island Lake, Besnard Lake

North of La Ronge

  • Route 2: 5 to 7 days: Otter Lake, Stanley, Iskwatikan Lake, Hale Lake, Lac la Ronge, La Ronge
  • Route 3: 6 to 7 days: Otter Lake, Stanley, Iskwatikan Lake, Thomas Lake, Hunter Bay, Lac la Ronge, La Ronge
  • Route 4: 4 to 6 days: Otter Lake, Mountain Lake, Hunt Lake, Stroud Lake, Lac la Ronge, La Ronge
  • Route 5: 6 to 7 days: Otter Lake, Stanley, Frog Portage, Pelican Narrows
  • Route 10: 7 to 9 days: Wadin Bay, Hunter Bay, Nunn Lake, Big Whitemoose Lake, Whitemoose River, Churchill River, Iskwatikan Lake, Lac la Ronge, Wadin Bay
  • Route 16: 5 to 6 days: Nemeiben Lake, 6 portages, Trout Lake, Churchill River, Otter Lake
  • Route 17: 6 to 8 days: Nemeiben Lake, Besnard Lake, Black Bear Island Lake, Churchill River, Otter Lake
  • Route 18: 6 to 8 days: Nemeiben Lake, Besnard Lake, Black Bear Island Lake, Churchill River, 6 portages, Nemeiben Lake
  • Route 20: 1 to 2 days: Lynx Lake, Sulphide Lake, Contact Lake, Kuskawao Lake
  • Route 21: 2 to 4 days: Lynx Lake, Sulphide Lake, Freda Lake, Freestone Lake, Hebden Lake, Contact Lake, Sulphide Lake, Lynx Lake
  • Route 27: 5 to 6 days: Brabant Lake, Kakabigish Lake, Kemp Lake, Mountain Lake, Otter Lake, Missinipe
  • Route 29: 9 to 12 days: Otter Lake, Churchill River, Sandy Bay
  • Route 30: 1 to 2 days: Otter Lake, Grandmother Bay, French Lake, Ducker Lake, Otter Lake
  • Route 31: 2 to 3 days: McLennan Lake, McLean Lake, Versailles Lake, Davis Lake, McLennan Lake
  • Route 32: 5 to 6 days: McLennan Lake, Davis Lake, Versailles Lake, Settee Lake, Mountain Lake, Otter Lake
  • Route 33: 4 to 5 days: Brabant Lake, Kakabigish Lake, Settee Lake, Colin Lake, Versailles Lake, Davis Lake, McLennan Lake
  • Route 34: 10 to 14 days: Brabant Lake, Wapiskau River, Steephill Lake, Reindeer River, Churchill River, Sandy Bay
  • Route 35: 5 to 7 days: Brabant Lake, Wapiskau River, Steephill Lake, Reindeer River, Southend
  • Route 39: 8 to 12 days: Southend, Reindeer Lake, Reindeer River, Churchill River, Sandy Bay
  • Route 51: 7 to 9 days: Sandy Bay, Sokatisewin Lake, Guilloux Lake, Pauline Lake, Scimitar Lake, Mokoman Lake, Gilgert Lake, Reindeer River, Southend, Reindeer Lake
  • Route 53: 6 to 8 days: Waddy River, Redhill Lake, Waddy Lake, Nistoassini Lake, Nayelles Lake, Elephant Lake, Macoun Lake, Buss Lake, Davin Lake, Pink River, Wathaman Lake, Wathaman River
  • Route 57: 8 to 10 days: Lower Foster Lake, Black Bear Island Lake, Churchill River, Otter Lake

Hanson Lake Road

  • Route 13: 5 to 6 days: Deschambault Lake, Pelican Narrows, Mirond Lake, Sturgeon-Weir River, Maligne Lake
  • Route 14: 3 to 4 days: Maligne Lake, Sturgeon-Weir River, Amisk Lake, Denare Beach
  • Route 41: 2 to 3 days: Amisk Lake
  • Route 44: 3 to 4 days: Amisk Lake, Sturgeon-Weir River, Namew Lake, Cumberland House
  • Route 45: 7 to 9 days: Tyrrell Lake, Mari Lake, Kipahigan Lake, Sisipuk Lake, Churchill River, Bonald Lake, Pukatawagan
  • Route 46: 9 to 11 days: Tyrrell Lake, Mari Lake, Kipahigan Lake, Sisipuk Lake, Churchill River, Loon Lake, Wasawakasik Lake, Sandy Bay
  • Route 48: 5 to 6 days: Deschambault Lake, Pelican Narrows, Attitti Lake, Kakinagimak Lake, Nemei Lake, Nemei River, Sandy Bay
  • Route 49: 5 to 6 days: Deschambault Lake, Pelican Narrows, Attitti Lake, Belcher Lake, Mukoman Lake, Ohoo Lake, Mukoman River, Sokatisewin Lake, Sandy Bay

Other Access Points

  • Route 1: 10 to 15 days: Ile-a-la-Crosse, Churchill River, Otter Lake
  • Route 15: 2 to 3 days: Cumberland House, Saskatchewan River, The Pas
  • Route 19: 5 days: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan River, Nipawin
  • Route 22: 5 to 6 days: Pelican Narrows, Wunehikun Bay, Mirond Lake, Waswei Lake, Granite Lake, Sturgeon-Weir River, Highway 106
  • Route 23: 1 to 2 days: Pierce Lake, Lac des Iles, Meadow Lake Prov. Park
  • Route 24: 2 to 4 days: Waterhen River, Beaver River, Meadow Lake Prov. Park
  • Route 25: 2 to 3 days: Squaw Rapids, Saskatchewan River, Cumberland House
  • Route 28: 7 to 10 days: Pelican Narrows, Frog Portage, Churchill River, Sandy Bay
  • Route 40: 7 to 10 days: Clearwater River, Warner Rapids, Fort McMurray
  • Route 47: 4 to 5 days: Sandy Bay, Churchill River, Wasawakasik Lake, Loon Lake, Sisipuk Lake, Bonald Lake, Pukatawagan
  • Route 52: 7 to 10 days: Lac la Loche, Peter Pond Lake, Buffalo Narrows, Aubichon Arm, Ile-a-la-Crosse
  • Route 55: 7 to 9 days: Cree Lake, Brustad River, Gwillim River, Mudjatik River, Churchill River, Shagwenaw Lake, Patuanak
  • Route 56: 4 to 8 hours: Moose Mountain Provincial Park

Fly In

  • Route 26: 7 to 11 days: Black Lake, Chipman Lake, Bompas Lake, Selwyn Lake, Flett Lake, NWT
  • Route 36: 4 to 5 days: Paull Lake, Paull River, Churchill River, Otter Lake
  • Route 37: 5 to 6 days: Paull Lake, Paull River, Churchill River, Kavanagh Lake, Bassett Lake, Bartlett Lake, MacKay Lake
  • Route 38: 4 to 8 days: Big Sandy Lake, Geike River, Highway 105
  • Route 58: 3 to 9 days: Lloyd Lake - Clearwater River - Warner Rapids - Saskatchewwan Highway 955