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Parking: Free parking is available at the public boat launch on Harris Lake Road, off Highway 69 north of Parry Sound. It’s also possible to start and finish the trip from the boat launch on Wahwashkesh Lake Road, accessed via Highway 520, or Naiscoot Lake off Highway 69.
Camping: Canadians can camp free on Crown land and within Magnetawan River Provincial Park, which combine to encompass most of the route. Some campsites are indicated with orange markers while others show distinct signs of use. Similarly, most portage landings are unmarked but obvious.
Maps: National Topographic Series (1:50,000): 41 H/9, 41 H/16
Outfitter: White Squall Paddling, Nobel, Ontario; (705) 342-5324
For more info: Top 50 Canoe Routes of Ontario by Kevin Callan.