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A Day Paddle up Carcajou Creek

2015 July 27

We paddled up Carcajou Creek out of Achray in search of a Tom Thomson painting location (Algonquin Park Vista). We also wanted to check out the condition of the old road to Basin Depot that crosses the Creek.

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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in Carcajou Bay

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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The rocky gut in Carcajou Bay.

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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The old portage around Carcajou Falls. The photo doesn't do justice to the steepness.

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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Carcajou Falls

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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Carcajou Creek

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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Carcajou Creek

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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Carcajou Creek

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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Along Carcajou Creek

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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Carcajou Creek

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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At the old road crossing Carcajou Creek

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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At the old road crossing Carcajou Creek (looking south).

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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At the old road crossing Carcajou Creek

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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At the old road crossing Carcajou Creek (looking north)

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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Carcajou Creek, looking towards Grand Lake. This was the best match we could find for the Tom Thomson painting Algonquin Park Vista. Certainly this isn't the exact spot, but we suspect that it is in the vicinity.

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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Carcajou Creek, looking towards Grand Lake.

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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Carcajou Creek, looking towards Grand Lake.

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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Carcajou Creek, looking towards Grand Lake.

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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Looking up Carcajou Creek from the portage around Carcajou Falls.

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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Looking towards the Spectacle Lakes from the end of the portage around Carcajou Falls.

Day trip  a paddle up Carcajou Creek

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At the portage around Carcajou Falls.

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