Explore the historical mystique of the Peace River on this canoeing adventure in northern Alberta. Retrace the trips of the early North American explorers searching for the Northwest Passage on the Mighty Peace River. Follow the route of these early explorers and experience nature at tis most pristine. A great trip for inexperienced wilderness canoe campers or a peaceful trip for the experienced. Time for rest and relaxation transporting you back in time and away from life’s daily challenges.
The Peace River is an 800+ km portion of the MacKenzie River system, the largest river system in Canada. Virtually isolated until the 20th century from the rest of Alberta by over 200 km of almost impassable bush, muskeg and creeks, the Peace Region with its massive waterway was one of the last pioneer frontiers in North America. Today, taking to the Mighty Peace River is a conquest not to be forgotten.
The five day Classic is a way to truly escape the bonds of civilization. Canoe camping gets you up close and personal with the natural beauty and character of the area. Get a taste of its fur trade explorer history. On this beginner friendly trip you will spend 4 nights in tents. Wildlife sighting opportunities, paddling skills, hiking, photography, and campfire camaraderie are the focus of this trip. (Note: kayaking option may be available if sufficient gear space is available in remaining canoes.) Suitable for beginners.