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a.m. : Launch from Perth Outfitters' docks.
a.m. : Paddle down the Tay, through the renowned Tay Marsh, to the Beveridges Locks.
Lunch break at the lock station.
p.m. : Lock through the two locks (very cool) to Lower Rideau Lake
p.m. : Explore as much of Lower Rideau Lake as you like.
Camp overnight at Beveridges locks
Clean washrooms, water, electricity, grassy campsites, or camp in semi-luxury in an oTENTiks (see below)
Return next day.
Great easy, short route for beginners, families... anyone! Gentle, calm waters.
Contact Beveridges Locks to book an oTENTik:
Links to local canoe routes sites: (copy/paste)
Two great Overnight trips right from our docks
Launch right from Perth Outfitters' docks on the Tay River, or transport off-site to your destination of choice -
there are 150 easiliy accessible Canadian Shield Lakes within a 50-mile radius of Perth!
Your boat rental include car-top foamies and tie-downs, and we are happy to teach you how to load and tie down your boat(s).
Feel free to leave your car with us - overnight parking for customers is free at Perth Outfitters.
This is a full day paddle.
Launch from Perth Outfitters' docks.
Paddle down the Tay, through the renowned Tay Marsh, to the Beveridges Locks.
Lock through the two locks (very cool) to Lower Rideau Lake
Continue down Lower Rideau Lake to Murphy's Point Provincial Park
Camp overnight at Murphy's Point Provincial Park (washrooms, grassy campsites, water)
Return next day.
Perth to Murphy's Point is a full day paddle. The Tay River section is calm, flat water with a very gentle current. The Rideau Lake can be anything from calm, to choppy, to windy, depending on the weather conditions.
If you want to take a longer trip, you can explore further abroad as far as Westport, Portland etc. The Rideau Lakes are stunningly beautiful Canadian Shield.