Pinehouse to Missinipe

About this Canoe Route

Pinehouse to Missinipe

The Pinehouse to Missinipe canoe route is one of the most popular Churchill River canoe trips for those looking to spend a week on the water. This canoe trip starts on Pinehouse Lake (~220km from La Ronge) and offers different options to start from. Those looking to add a little extra distance to their canoe trip can start in the town of Pinehouse. Though most canoeists choose to start their trip just north of the town of Pinehouse at the Snake Rapids bridge or at Kamkota Lodge.


Note: Kamkota Lodge is a private lodge and requires a docking fee for anyone choosing to depart from their docks.


This beautiful trip down the historic Churchill River is full of different scenic attractions. Explore ancient aboriginal rock paintings along this trail. Visit the culturally significant Silent Rapids. This Churchill River canoe route from Pinehouse to Missinipe offers many established campsites to spend the night at. The portages on this trail are typically in great condition as this canoe route is often traveled.


The canoe trip ends in the community of Missinipe, but just before you finish your trip experience the rush of paddling under the Churchill River bridge down the famous Otter Rapids.


Note: The distance between the start and end point for this trip is over 300km by road. Because of the large distance, most people require a canoe shuttle service for this trip. Contact Montreal River Outpost to take advantage of our canoe shuttle service, and tap into our expert knowledge on the way to your start point.


Canoe Trip Details

Skill Level

Intermediate

Trip Type

Class II/III Rapids, Large Lakes

Km

Days

170

10

Mandatory Portages

4

Optional Portages

5

Start Point:

Snake Rapids

End Point

Missinipe

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Canoe Trip Photo Gallery

Pinehouse to Missinipe

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