Madawaska Whitewater

We just returned from a two day trip to the Madawaska River over near Bancroft and what an amazing paddling experience. The first 6 kilometres or so were fairly boring, but once we got into the rapids it was one section after another for two days. Entry to the Lower Madawaska Provincial Park is free as far as I can tell and if you hit up Clarence, he’ll set you up with a shuttle and anything else you need for a seriously good price. Camp sites all feature grills and great lookouts.
I started this trip with very little whitewater paddling experience and only went swimming five times. And I can see how you could get addicted to this sport. If you ever thought you would like to get into it, the Lower Mad is a great opportunity and was only a five hour drive from Collingwood.

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