Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario Guide Book

by Sarah Ohmann & Bill Newman (The Globe Pequot Press)
Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie and Ontario  by Sarah Ohmann & Bill Newman

234pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762704179

This guide lets kayakers of all skill levels explore 41 trips on Lake Huron, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, and even the St. Lawrence River including Georian Bay, Negwegon State Park, Point Pelee National Park, and Toronto. Inside you'll find information on trip planning, safety guidelines, weather & tides, and camping & lodging. Each trip includes launch points, detailed route descriptions & maps, and what to see along the way.

© Sarah Ohmann and Bill Newman/The Globe Pequot Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 41.
... Preview: Paddling in the fjord is a great trip for paddlers of all skill levels. The relatively warm water of the river and the narrow width of the fjord (1–2 miles) produces a relatively sheltered body of wat ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Anse-de-Roche, QC - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: The Bruce Peninsula, a narrow finger of land about 50 miles long, separates Georgian Bay from the rest of Lake Huron. The Niagara Escarpment, a line of high dolomite cliffs, follows the eastern shore ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Tobermory, ON - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 19
... Preview: The Bruce Peninsula, a narrow finger of land about 50 miles long, separates Georgian Bay from the rest of Lake Huron. The Niagara Escarpment, a line of high dolomite cliffs, follows the eastern shore ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Tobermory, ON - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: The length and easy access at both ends of the Byng-Bayfield route make it a good weekend trip. Although there are some cottages along this route, there are still enough islands and bays to find a qui ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Britt, ON - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: This trip is a short paddle along a strange landscape—it almost looks like the Badlands with water. Although most of the south shore of Lake Ontario is pretty flat, the eroded spires and cliffs of Chi ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Chimney Bluffs, NY - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: The Fathom Five National Marine Park protects over twenty historical shipwrecks and unique geological formations, including sea stacks and sea caves. It is located just offshore of the tip of the Bruc ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Tobermory, ON - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 11
... Preview: The Admiralty Island group is located just off shore from Gananoque and makes a good choice for a leisurely paddle and picnic. Camping is also available on several of the islands for those who want an ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Gananoque, ON - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: This is another somewhat busier, but more sheltered Georgian Bay trip like The Massasauga. Also like the previous route, park land is mixed with private land, and there is a fair amount of boat traffi ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Honey Harbour, ON - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: From Grandes Bergeronnes to les Escoumins is a beautiful stretch of coast with rocky shores, a historic lighthouse, and great whale watching. The route takes you around Cap de Bon-Désir, a lovely gran ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Tadoussac, QC - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: The navigation aids on the St. Lawrence River are mainly the light-on-a-stick variety, but there are a few exceptions. Besides Rock Island State Park, there are lighthouses at Ogdensburg and Tibbets P ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Clayton, NY - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: The Saint Clair River empties into Lake Saint Clair through a group of islands, marshes, and channels called the Saint Clair Flats. The sheltered waters of the Saint Clair Flats Wildlife Area are perf ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Algonac, ON - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: The trip to the Navy Islands is slightly longer than the Admiralty Islands tour, but the reward is a little less hustle and bustle because the islands visited are a little farther out, less inhabited, ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Ivy Lea, ON - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: I think most paddlers would agree that the stretch of shoreline from Killarney Provincial Park to the historic French River is the best paddle in Georgian Bay and certainly one of the best in the Grea ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Killarney, ON - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: This simple and short day paddle is especially fine in the morning or evening when the light hits the walls and towers of Fort Henry on the hill across the water from Cedar Island. The island, part of ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Kingston, ON - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: Lakeview State Wildlife Management Area (SWMA) is located on the eastern shore of Lake Ontario and is typical of the shoreline: low, flat, and sandy, with numerous lagoons along the shore. This type o ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Sandy Creek, NY - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: As part of the limestone arc that includes Manitoulin Island and the Bruce Peninsula, the Cheneaux (Channel) Islands have the white cobblestone beaches typical of the region, very different from the C ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Cedarville, MI - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Long Point is aptly named, a long, narrow point that extends for over 20 miles east into Lake Erie. The south side of the point consists of a typical Lake Erie sand beach shoreline, but on the north s ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Long Point, ON - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: Mackinac Island State Park was Michigan’s first state park. Today most of the island is protected within the park, giving you 1,780 acres to explore. No motorized vehicles are allowed on the island; i ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Saint Ignace, MI - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: In the small bay on the northwest corner of the Middle Island is the wreck of the Portsmith. The 176-foot ship, loaded with pig iron, ran aground on island shoals in 1867. The wreck of the Portsmith i ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Alpena, MI - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: The Negwegon State Park includes 2,400 acres of land and 8 miles of Lake Huron coast. The route from Black River to Ossineke includes the full 8-mile coast of the park with only short sections of priv ... From the guidebook "Guide to Sea Kayaking on Lakes Huron, Erie & Ontario"
Harrisville, MI - Sea Kayaking - Trail Length: 9