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It takes effort to get there but its worth the trip! This was the home of the legendary 'Grey Owl' and allows the visitor to have a first hand experience with how some of the first environmentalists lived!
Four of us went in the third weekend of September. It was an awesome backpacking trip. Excellent trail, several excellent campgrounds and the end visit to the cabin did not disappoint. Sounds like fall is a good time to visit as we did not see...More
This place is amazing. Far enough to discourage those who don't belong, and beautiful enough reward those who earn it.
Parking was abysmal, wifi is spotty at best, and the toilets don't flush very well.
All things considered this was an amazing trip, and I...More
A very mysterious character, Archie Belaney (aka: Grey Owl) spent his last years here on Ajawaan Lake in Prince Albert National Park. This is a great trip, and is best enjoyed with the guidance of the folks at the Waskesiu Marina and Adventure Centre. Part...More
This was my first backpacking experience for me and my 14 year old son. We backpacked to the North end camp site and hiked the rest of the way to Grey Owl Cabin. We've also been to his cabin in Riding Mountain. The cabins are...More
Definitely not a trip for the faint of heart. You need to portage your motor boat in on a train car, then you need to hug the shore of whatever direction the wind is coming on kingsmere. If you have no clue about boats and...More