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About Five Finger Rapids

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Only accessible by water. There are at least 5 different cascades or rapids all within a few hundred metres of each other, offering a total drop of about 6 m.

The site would be about a 6 km paddle from the Lodge at Pine Cove, which is found at the eastern end of Hwy 528A.

This site is coded red because it is remote and requires a long paddle or boat ride to reach. Driving directions are for the Lodge, for convenience. Please call ahead to see if you are allowed to use their boat launch.

Some Key Facts
Region Northeast
County Nipissing
Watercourse Little French River
Watershed / % Lakes /
Size Small
Type Rapids
Modification Natural
Access No Land-based Access
Top / Bottom /
Trail conditions Overnight Water Route
Hiking Time
Coordinates 46.1005,-80.1647
Site ID WOO.NIP.022
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This page last updated on April 20, 2024. Earlier versions can be examined on Archive.org, dating back to 2003.