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​​​​Explore the waterways in Simcoe County! Simcoe County has several river systems to choose from, including the famous Nottawasaga River​ with over 6,000 hectares to explore!

Download the Paddling Guide.pdf


           Nottawasaga River Paddling Guide Cover      

Prefer a paper copy? Email tourism@simcoe.ca with your mailing address and we will send you a copy,​ at no cost.

Guided Tours, Rentals and Lessons:

Nottawasaga River and Wasaga Beach:

Orillia and​ Lake Country:

Find more paddling information on Orillia​'s Lake Country, visit ontarioslakecountry.com.  

Improve your paddling technique

Need some paddling tips to get you started? Watch the following videos on how to canoe, kayak and stand up paddle board. 

 How To Canoe     How To Kayak      How to Stand Up Paddle Board

Canadian Canoe Culture

Canadian Canoe CultureSimcoe County is a proud supporter of the Canadian Canoe Culture campaign launched by the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC) this year. We look forward to getting more people out canoeing, kayaking, rafting and SUPing, exploring our beautiful County and Province!

Get inspired! Watch this short film called 'The Canoe', produced by OTMPC. To watch the full version, visit the OTMPC website.

The Canoe | Canadian Canoe Culture | Trailer ​                                       



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