rivers that are close to the Sault St. Marie entry. There are good options in and around Superior Provincial Park. There's one big lake, the name of which escapes me, that is very complex and has campsites scattered all around. No portages unless one insists.
We also avoided the reservation-to-camp system at Killarney by shack camping at Widgwa Lodge and paddling the lightly used lakes on the west side of Killarney.
We did 12 nights in Quetico in '73, but I'm reluctant to send first-timers into areas that are heavily used by other canoeists. One just needs to look for rivers and lakes that are nice for paddlers but unattractive to motorboaters.
Touring Kayak Paddles
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