Paddling the Grand River

A trip-planning guide to Ontario's historic Grand River

by Grand River Conservation Authority

with Jamie Kent

Your complete guide to Ontario's Historic Grand River

Renowned for its recreational paddling opportunities, water quality, cultural heritage and fishing, the Grand River offers paddling trips for both novice and experienced paddlers.

Whether you are interested in a two-hour trip or a five-day excursion, this newly updated guide has everything you need. It includes full colour maps displaying access points, portages, and points of interest; details on local sights fishing, accommodation, parking, outfitters, and suppliers; and aerial photos showing portages around dams and coordinates for GPS navigation.

This 6th edition was prepared by Jamie Kent not in association with the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA).

With updates by guide Jamie Kent, Paddling the Grand River is now better than ever.

About the Authors

Jamie Kent
Jamie Kent
JAMIE KENT is the owner and operator of Grand Experiences, an outdoor adventure company on the Grand River, and an expert on the area's history, flora and fauna. He lives in Paris, Ontario.


"This is the 'essential guide' for canoeing and kayaking along this historic waterway that's also popular for fly fishing and bird-watching."
Jim Fox, The London Free Press

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