Kioshkokwi Lake To Little Mink Lake Portage

Length of portage: 635 meters

Portage maintenance regular or low: Regular.

Elevation above Sea Level @ Kioshkokwi Lake is 301 meters.

Elevation above Sea Level @ Little Mink Lake is 312 meters.

Difference in elevation: 11 meters.

Elevation of highest point: 315 meters. Overall rise/fall: 14 meters.

GPS profile ...

Landing at Kioshkokwi Lake

Co-ordinates of location: N46 04.966' W78 50.167'

Topography of under-water approach: Mud and silt, shallow water.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: Landing area is covered in medium sized rocks. An easy carry to the haulage area.

Topography of the ascending grade: Very slight grade.

Impediments to moving gear to portage trail: None.

Kioshkokwi Lake landing ...

Haulage area ...

Low water landing area includes this large mud flat ... Photo by Bill Warren, July 2015

Portage Trail

General description: Fairly level trail with some ups and downs. Crosses old railway bed roughly half way thru.

Topographical impediments to travelling: None

Areas susceptible to impact by periods of rain or beaver flooding: Some wet areas have had walkways built over them.

Beginning of the portage to Little Mink ... Photo by Barry Bridgeford, July 2015

Crossing the old railbed ...

Landing at Little Mink Lake

Co-ordinates of location:N46 04.594' W78 49.682'

Topography of under-water approach: Mud and silt, shallow water.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: None.

Topography of the ascending grade: Short, steep rise to haulage area.

Impediments to moving gear to portage trail: Haulage area transitions into trail.

Landing at Little Mink Lake ...

Looking down from the haulage area ...

The climb up from the landing to haulage area ...



Thanks to Jeffrey McMurtrie of Jeff'sMap for supplying the base-layer map component by Creative Commons licensing.


Submitted by Chris Taylor, visited September 2014, submitted October 25, 2014