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Geikie River

About this Canoe Route

Geikie River

The option for the fly-in for this trip is Big Sandy Lake. If you want, you can fly into Highrock Lake and add 35km and one portage to your experience.

For the intermediate whitewater paddler, this challenging river changes its character with its water level. If water level is low, you will be dodging rocks or not be able to run them due to its shallow condition. Sometimes walking the canoe downstream is the best option. If water level is high, large waves and huge holes can pose dangers. There are long stretches of rapids on this roaring river.

When you want to find a campsite, eskers that the Geikie River flows through provide excellent options with jack pine forests and light green reindeer moss on the ground.

Your take-out at the Geikie Bridge on Highway 905 will come too soon for your liking. This is northern Saskatchewan whitewater wilderness canoeing at its best!

Canoe Trip Details

Skill Level


Trip Type

Esker-lined river with challenging rapids





Mandatory Portages


Optional Portages

Start Point:

Highrock Lake or Big Sandy Lake

End Point

Geikie Bridge on Highway 905

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Canoe Trip Photo Gallery

Geikie River

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Found the Northern Saskatchewan canoe route for your next adventure? Make sure you have all the gear you need! Our online booking system allows you to reserve your canoe rentals, canoe shuttles, and all other outdoor gear you may need on your Northern Saskatchewan canoe trip.

Canoe Rentals

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Kayaks, SUPs, Tubes

If canoeing isn't your thing, we have more options to explore the waters. Rent a Kayak, Stand-up Paddle Board, or a personal flotation tube!


Camping Equipment

Sometimes you need a little extra something, or maybe you forgot it at home! No worries, we got you covered with a range of camping equipment for rent.


Want more details about this canoe route?

Montreal River Outpost is your source for Northern Saskatchewan canoe route information. We can help you plan your next outdoor adventure in Northern Saskatchewan, and set you up for a good time!

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