Volume Five

Volume one title pageThis is the fifth of a series of planned booklets of canoe route maps that will eventually cover the entire Wabakimi Area. It contains 21 maps that cover the northern tributaries of Lake Nipigon as well as 4 supplementary maps that depict the route up the Brightsand and Kashishibog Rivers from Allanwater Bridge to the headwaters of the Kopka River at Redsand Lake.

The coverage area extends east from Redsand Lake to North Ombabika Bay on Lake Nipigon and includes all of Kopka River, Collins River, Vale Creek, Badwater Creek, Big River, Linklater Creek and the navigable portions of the Wabinosh, Pikitigushi and Little Jackfish Rivers.

Each map is digitally produced in full colour on 8.5” x 11.0” high-quality paper to depict canoe route values such as the locations of campsites and portages. Accurately measured portage lengths are expressed in metres to make them compatible with topo maps. Locations of outpost camps and lodges are included where assistance may be obtained should an emergency arise. A descriptive title indicates the extent of the map coverage and the direction of flow of the main intervening waterway (e.g., Davies Lake to Ahleen Lake via Palisade River). Maps are uniform in scale and each overlaps adjoining maps for seamless coverage of a canoe route. Enlargement circles provide details of portages as well as the known locations of hazards or obstacles such as swifts, rapids and waterfalls.

Wabakimi Canoe Route Maps booklets may be ordered by mail using the printable Retail Mail Order Form.

Volume Five Coverage Map (PDF - 4MB)

Table of Contents

1. Tamarack Lake to Rushbay Lake via Canon Lake

2. Tamarack Lake to Tunnel Lake via Rocky Island Lake

3. Tunnel Lake to Waweig Lake via Vale Creek

4. Rushbay Lake to Bukemiga Lake via Collins River

5. Rushbay Lake to Mountain Portage via Vale Creek

6. Mattice Lake to Nameiben Lake via Pillar Lake

7. Waweig Lake to Lake Nipigon via Wabinosh River

8. Shawanabis Lake to Maggotte Lake via Boulder Creek

9. Caribou Lake to Upper Pawshowconk Lake via Linklater Creek

10. Caribou Lake to D’Alton Lake via Fuchsite Lake

11. D’Alton Lake to Moonshine Lake via Big River

12. Little Caribou Lake to Big Lake

13. Big Lake to Gort Lake via Big River

14. Butland Lake to Pikitigushi Lake via Pikitigushi River

15. Mojikit Lake to Zigzag Lake via Little Jack sh River

16. Zigzag Lake to Lake Nipigon via Little Jack sh River

17. Redsand Lake to Gaal Lake via Kopka River

18. Gaal Lake to Sandison Lake via Kopka River

19. Sandison Lake to Kenakskaniss Lake via Kopka River

20. Kenakskaniss Lake to Bukemiga Lake via Kopka River

21. Bukemiga Lake to Wabinosh Lake via Kopka River

22. Redsand Lake to Sparkling Lake via Kashishibog River

23. Sparkling Lake to Harmon Lake via Brightsand River

24. Harmon Lake to Antler Lake via Brightsand River

25. Antler Lake to Allanwater Bridge via Kopka River

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