Red Deer River - Content to Tolman Bridge


 

Trip Details
Trip Date: 
Friday, August 31, 2018 to Sunday, September 2, 2018
Total Distance (km): 
65.00
Difficulty Notes: 

A pretty tame river run from Class I to II depending on water levels. Suitable for all levels of canoeist in lower water.

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Trip Report

I spent 2.5 days over the 2018 September long weekend on a canoe trip with two brothers-in-law (Mike and Calvin) and our sons on the Red Deer River, canoeing from Content Bridge near the Tail Creek Campground to Tolman Bridge, near the Tolman Campground. This is a fairly nontechnical, low consequence river canoe trip that is perfect for families or novice canoeists. Later in the year water levels drop to a point that you should expect to be out of your boat several times per day in order to avoid grounding on the river bottom!

 


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