Take the train from Armstrong to mile 24.7, Schultz's Trail on Onamakawash Lake. Paddle North towards Lookout River and Spring Lake. North on the West arm of Smoothrock Lake to the access for Elf Lake and McWade Lake. There is a choice of three routes from Elf Lake to Lower Wabakimi Lake: portage into Granite Lake and paddle the downstream section of Allanwater River to Wabakimi Lake; or paddle north on McWade Lake for a flat-water alternative to Lower Wabakimi; or go directly north from Elf Lake. Then cross Smoothrock Lake to Caribou River, Caribou Lake and Little Caribou Lake to the take-out by the bridge at the south end. The bridge is 5km (3 miles) from the town of Armstrong.
This is a 145km (90 mile) 9 day canoe trip.
For a paddle-in route, shuttle to Magotte Lake and paddle north through Kenakskannis, Boulder and Shawanabis Lakes to Onamakawash and continue as described above. 11/12 days
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