PADDLING CLUBS
Map Regions My Trips How To Contribute Add Resource Add Trip Clubs Partners Get In Touch Search

Find your next paddling adventure!

Sorry no results found. Try expanding your search.

Region Details

Looking for the best places to Rec Kayak in and around Rapides-des-joachims? Below are some great routes, trips and resources to help you Rec Kayak in and around Rapides-des-joachims.

Click here to browse this area with our interactive map.

Quebec

Rec Kayak Trips or Routes

Rapides-des-Joachims

Swisha rapids
Ottawa River - In low water, flatwater from lake McConnell to the convinience store. Beautiful mangrove like channels below the bridge and bouldery shores pretty much until Colten bay. Multiple put in and takeouts possible with it being roadside/trailside. Medium water when they release is swift water to class 1 waves. Perfect for beginners. At Highwater, it is class I-II. I have seen waves up to 8ft in size and solid class III+ rapids at extreme flood levels. At medium-highwater, there can be wood in some of the side channels and even main ones causing some problems if not avoided. If you’re a beginner, be with at least an intermediate.