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The Best Canoeing in British Columbia

Looking for the best canoeing in British Columbia? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around British Columbia. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top canoeing spots in and near British Columbia

  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Hike Cirque Lake

    5 mi / 984.3 ft gain
    Cirque Lake can only be accessed by boating across Callaghan Lake. Start from the Callaghan parking/camping area and take your boat over to the lake. You must then paddle 2km all the way to the far end of Callaghan Lake. You will see a waterfall at the far end. The trailhead to Cirque Lake begins...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Relax at Alpha Lake Park

    1 mi
    Located in Whistler Creekside, Alpha Lake Park is one of Whistler's hidden gems. Just off of Lake Placid road on the North Side of the Highway, there is lots of parking in the parking lot, or it is accessible directly via the valley trail for walkers and bikers. To access, turn on to Lake Placid ...
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  • Mount Waddington D, British Columbia

    Kayak Camp Telegraph Cove, Johnstone Strait, and Broughton Archipelago

    Starting in Telegraph Cove, a small former mill town now turned charming tourist destination, you can easily set out into the Broughton Archipelago Marine Park. BC's largest Marine Park has hundreds of islands dotting the waters that range from a small rocky bluff to a densely forest island with ...
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  • Victoria, British Columbia

    Paddle Victoria Harbour's Waterways

    Victoria Harbor located on the southwestern tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia is the southernmost port in Canada. Enjoying a moderate climate year round, one will quickly see why it is also known as Canada's busiest port. Pleasure boats, water taxis, large car and passenger ferries, tugbo...
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  • Heriot Bay, British Columbia

    Canoe the Sayward Lakes Loop

    Sayward Lakes Canoe Route This is an easy canoe route through a series of lakes west of Campbell River on Vancouver Island BC. It is ideal for beginner or intermediate level trippers, providing a good multi-day trip through a mix of remote lakes and lakes with serviced campsites. The trip feature...
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