Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park

Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park

by James E. Churchill, J. Churchill
     
 

Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness together comprise some one and a quarter million acres of the wildest country in the United States. This nearly roadless region of lakes, bogs, and forests in northeastern Minnesota is a mecca for canoeists from around the world. Veteran paddler James Churchill guides readers to great paddling

Overview

Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness together comprise some one and a quarter million acres of the wildest country in the United States. This nearly roadless region of lakes, bogs, and forests in northeastern Minnesota is a mecca for canoeists from around the world. Veteran paddler James Churchill guides readers to great paddling and camping destinations. Maps, detailed route descriptions, and a wealth of planning tips make this an indispensable guide for the modern voyageur.
Features include:
·An overview of what to expect and how to prepare
·Detailed maps showing access points and routes
·Information on each waterway's character, difficulty, and the best times to paddle
·Lists of local paddling organizations and information resources
·Trips to thrill experienced paddlers and novices alike
·Historical importance and wildlife

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762711482
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Series:
Regional Paddling Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.55(d)

Meet the Author

The late James Churchill, author, naturalist, and woodsman, made his home in Florence, Wisconsin.

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