Nipigon Canoe Route, The

The Nipigon River formed part of the historic canoe route connecting Lake Superior with James Bay via Lake Nipigon and the Albany River. During the 17th and 18th centuries several French fur traders built trading posts along the route in order to divert trade from the British establishments on James Bay.


In Five Mile Park on Lake Helen, on Highway 11, 7 km north of Highway 17

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Thunder Bay

Municipality: Township of Nipigon