Canoeing, Fishing and Camping: Name This Mystery Destination

Time for another Mystery Destination. Each week we pick a popular outdoor destination and give you 5 clues to see if you can name it. In previous weeks we've featured national parks, national seashores, thru-hiking trails and popular rock climbing areas. This week we've picked a wet one. It's popular for fishing, canoeing and camping. Read the five clues below then enter the name of this area in the comments below.

canoeing adventure Photos by Greg Walters


  • The region is home to a vast network of lakes, waterways and bogs within a glacially-carved landscape of Precambrian bedrock which is covered with thin soils and boreal forests.

  • This area is a popular outdoor destination for campers and fisherman from all over. It's also a major area for canoeing.

  • Anglers come from all around to try and catch northern pike, walleye, largemouth and smallmouth bass, yellow perch, whitefish, and lake trout, among other species.

  • While there are numerous drive-in campgrounds surrounding in the area, most campsites are accessible only by water. Most of the lakes and rivers are interconnected by portage trails, which result in over 1,000 miles of canoe routes. It is possible to make linear or circular routes for great canoe trips.

  • This greater area includes a large wilderness area, a national park, a national forest and a provincial park to the north.


Too easy? Enter your guess in the comments below then forward this link on to a friend to see if they know the answer.

Have you ever visited this area? When was the last time you were there?

Try some of our other recent Mystery Destinations:

Canyons, Ridges, Buttes, and Monoliths
Islands, Mountains and Ocean Front
Giant Trees and a Huge Peak

"High One"- Name this Mountain
Name that Trail
Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting and Fishing- Name this River
Canyons, Buttes and Mesas- Name this National Park
Andy Hawbaker
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Andy is a hiker, backpacker, snowboarder and outdoor fanatic. When he isn't exploring the Rocky Mountains, burning marshmallows or scratching his dog behind the ear, he shares his experiences here on the Sierra Trading Post Blog.
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