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Dog River, Lake Superior - Instructional Expedition
Dog River, Lake Superior - Instructional Expedition

Dog River, Lake Superior - Instructional Expedition

Regular price $1,495

Lake Superior is a sea kayaking paradise in Northern Ontario, Canada. It offers stunning campsites, awe-inspiring cliffs, and waterfalls everywhere. Our trip will start from the Michipicoten River, and take us towards Nimoosh Provincial Park and the Dog River before we journey back. This will be a 6-day trip in a remote backcountry setting.

This adventure is specifically designed for sea kayakers who have completed Level 1 training or have equivalent skills. The purpose of this trip is to provide paddlers with the experience of participating in an expedition on big coastal waters in a controlled and supervised manner.


During this six-day backcountry adventure, we will travel from Michipicoten River to Nimoosh Provincial Park and Dog River.

The Nimoosh River waterway links Obatanga Provincial Park to the Superior coastline. The bedrock of Nimoosh Provincial Park consists of metavolcanic, metasedimentary, and felsic intrusive rocks of the Wawa Subprovince within the Superior Province of the Canadian Precambrian Shield. The intolerant hardwood-coniferous valley forests are similar to those found on the north shore of Michipicoten Island and along the Pukaskwa River in Pukaskwa National Park.



    • Small groups lead by experienced Paddle Canada coaches. Max 3:1 ratio.
  • All meals during the trip. (Days 1-6).
  • We will provide you with a dry suit and kayak during the trip.
  • Camping and accommodations. 
  • Park permits and platforms reservation.
  • All common camping gear (tarps, etc.).
  • Please note: there is no Paddle Canada certification offered on instructional tours.
    • Transportation to put in.
    • Snacks. 
    • Personal paddling Clothing (dry suit or neoprene & paddle jacket combination, etc).   
    • Personal camping equipment, if a rental is required, please contact us.
    • Day 0 : Meet Up at Pancake Bay Campsite
    • Day 1 – 6 : Kayak Trip.
    • Day 5 : Last Kayak Day. Take Out and drive home.

    We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gather (Known as Michipicoten) is the traditional territory of the Michipicoten Ojibway, Anishinabewaki people.

    We are grateful for the knowledge shared with us by the Indigenous peoples of what is now known as Canada as well as the circumpolar region of the Northern Hemisphere.