Township of Severn

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Waterway: Matchedash Bay, Georgian Bay

Distance: 15km Loop

Time: 5 – 6 Hours

Difficulty: Easy – Can be Advanced depending on distance and weather conditions

Type of Route: Loop

Launch Point:  Swift Canoe & Kayak – 3050 Mayhew Rd., Waubaushene, ON.

Parking:  Free parking at Swift Canoe & Kayak

caution - Matchedash to Georgian BayNOTE: The wind and weather can dramatically change the ability level of this route. Please always check the weather conditions before heading out. Always stay within your paddling ability. Please respect and obey the rules on the waterway.

The versatility of this route makes it a great paddle and a new experience for some. Enjoy the crystal clear waters of Georgian Bay from Matchedash Bay out to Green Island. Take in the rugged beauty of the rock cuts and your backdrop as you paddle around Green Island – you have entered the Georgian Bay 30,000 Islands National Park. For those more experienced, go a bit further and out into the open water of Georgian Bay but note that winds can blow up out of nowhere taking the waters from calm to extreme in the matter of minutes. Connect to the Coldwater River Route through the opposite end of Matchedash Bay.

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