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Bentshoe – Crane – Poker – Cinder Loop

Route Description:

This 1-2 day backcountry loop starts at Hwy. 118 (Big East Access Point parking lot) crossing the Hwy. to Bentshoe Lake goes northeast into the Crane Lakes, Poker Lake, Muck Lake and then Cinder lake at the north end of the loop.  Continue south through Quirt and Ooze Lakes returning to Poker and Bentshoe Lakes.  Excellent trip on smaller lakes and ponds with opportunities to view wildlife, flora and fauna.

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The Ontario Trails Council is pleased to provide information on canoe routes, in the development of the website we acknowledge the significant material posted by the Township of Algonquin Highlands on its website, which we utilized in part, in the addition of this trail. For more complete information on this water route, be sure to check

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