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Bowron Lakes Provincial Park

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Pathways - Bowron Lake circuit

We seemed to hit the circuit at the absolute perfect time. Smoke had JUST eased off after almost 2... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2019
kimperpete
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Lake Country, Canada
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Great canoe experience !

We did the full Bowron Lake circuit with a canoe rented at Becker's lodge. The trip was great. We... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
BVD73
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Belgium
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Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

We seemed to hit the circuit at the absolute perfect time. Smoke had JUST eased off after almost 2 mos of being socked in. We almost cancelled. No bugs, little rain, absolutely gorgeous. Although the sun didn’t peek out nearly as often as I would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

be prepared poryages are brutal and some beach access is a joke if there was a little work done it would be a world class canoe trip had a great time but would not do it again until some repairs are done too many injuries...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

We did the full Bowron Lake circuit with a canoe rented at Becker's lodge. The trip was great. We did not see anybody the first days, great feeling. We saw a moose but also a lynx ! Camping sites are clean and well equipped (basic)....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We just returned from a fabulous trip doing the Bowron Lake circuit and we can’t wait to do it again! We highly recommend doing the full circuit! Come prepared for all kinds of weather. We had rain suits as well as toques, mitts, shorts and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

First time backcountry canoe camping in 20 yrs for me, great place to try it again. Some tips will prepare you for this challenging trip. 1) Pack light. You have to carry everything, either in your canoe and on your back. Leave the fresh steaks...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2017

If you're wondering which outfitter to host you on the Bowron, simply chose Pathways. Our guides Simon and Nicki provided a super experience for our group. Simon set the tone, with his respect and appreciation for this wilderness circuit. His depth of knowledge and personal...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Norm H
Reviewed October 18, 2016

The guides are excellent. The scenery is beautiful. I did this trip with Pathways this September. The colours were spectacular, the campsites were beautiful & clean, pit toilets were remarkably clean, and there were very few other paddlers. An excellent trip.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

My husband and I just returned from an outstanding vacation with Sea to Sky Expeditions on the Bowron Lakes Canoe Circuit. Throughout the tour, our guides, Tom and Miranda, were very professional, knowledgeable and always put the safety of their guests first. Both Tom and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank mbutty2016
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Go to Killarney, alquonquin, boundary waters, anywhere else, pit toilets filthy, poor tent pads, do not take wheels if you do go as portages too rough, good for carry, lots and lots of people at end August beginning September, like a highway, park people use...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank 13frise
Reviewed September 3, 2016

This was my third time on the chain with a travel time of five days. This can be a push for many as the first day needs to be made with a minimum of two portage's. This also makes for longer paddling days of 5+...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Justin M
January 21, 2016|
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Response from kimperpete | Reviewed this property |
June is bad for rain and bugs. I would suggest first week of September - kids are back in school so it’s easier to book the larger camp sites
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Paula B
February 2, 2015|
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Response from kimperpete | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not. There are 2 major waterfalls and you have to be able to pull out at the right time. Not to mentions bugs and rain. You will need all your strength to carry your gear and canoe, trust me. Definitely not... More
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