Clearwater River Lloyd Lake to Warner Rapids

About this Canoe Route

Clearwater River Lloyd Lake to Warner Rapids

From your put-in at Lloyd Lake, you will enjoy a lake paddle, with several campsite options, before the Clearwater River begins. Lloyd Rapids has Class I, II, & III rapids, with a portage on River Left as an option. Directly after this set of rapids, look for rock paintings, as well as a spot further south after the river flattens out. Campsites abound as the river flow in a southeasterly direction. Keep an eye out for wildlife during this stretch also.


A series of rapids occurs before the confluence of the Virgin River and Clearwater River. A worthy side trip would be to paddle upstream on the Virgin River to explore the gorge that leads to Careen Lake. As the Clearwater River flows in a southwest direction, there are a series of rapids, some which must be paddled, hence the designation of this trip being for the advanced paddler. Enjoy the challenge of negotiating Class I, II, & III Rapids!


Takeout for this pristine northern Saskatchewan wilderness canoe trip is on Highway 955, the road to Cluff Lake Mine.



Canoe Trip Details

Skill Level

Advanced

Trip Type

Challenging whitewater adventure!

Km

Days

145

9

Mandatory Portages

10

Optional Portages

Start Point:

Lloyd Lake

End Point

Warner Rapids Bridge, Highway 955, Cluff Lake Mine Road

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Clearwater River Lloyd Lake to Warner Rapids

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