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Eels Creek

A trip up Eel's creek to high falls is great day trip. Find out more about this great place to paddle.


Eels Creek Paddling Route


Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Distance: 7 km
Portages: 6 in summer, fewer in the spring, longest portage is 162 m around High Falls

Put-In: Bridge at Haultain (Hwy. 28) Parking is limited here

Take-Out: Bridge at Northey's Bay Road

Notes: This route is best paddled towards stony lake and requires some experience with paddling in moving water. Watch out for and portage around High Falls.


Rchard's Notes on Paddling to Eels Creek:

I have always enjoyed the day paddle up from Stony Lake to High Falls for lunch, a swim and then the paddle back.  It is great day trip.  Make sure you have sturdy footwear that can get wet, a rope to line up and down your canoe and lift-jackets.  Watch out for poison ivy too!  On a sunny day watch for the five lined Skinks sunning themselves on the rocks at high falls. The skinks are at risk so do not disturb them. For more information on Ontario's only lizard click the highlighted title below.

The Five Lined Skinks