Paddling Silent Lake Provincial Park

  • 04 Aug 2023
  • 08 Aug 2023
  • 1589 Silent Lake Park Road, Bancroft
  • 4


  • Registration opens 8 weeks before the event

Registration is closed
Paddling Title Silent Lake Provincial Park
Type of Trip Car Camping Trip
Date(s) August 4th to August 8th 2023
Registration Opens Car camping - 8 weeks before the trip start date
Registration Opens on this date (at 12:00 am) June 9, 2023
Name of Volunteer Trip Leader(s) Lise Sorensen & Paul Leppik
Email of Volunteer Trip Leaders(s),
Trip Address 1589 Silent Lake Park Road, Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
Google Map Location of Parking
Body of Water Silent Lake
Is this a scouting trip? No
Paddling Vessels Permitted Recreational kayaks not permitted
Boat Launch Location
Arrival Time Before Launch Site Check In 2:00 PM Friday Aug 4th
Launch Time (On the Water Time, Sitting in Cockpit)
Maximum number of paddlers including leader(s) 6 Tents Max. Couples may share
Boat Rental Available No
Boat Rental Details
Bathroom Facilities Bathroom facilities on location
Trip Safety Requirements, What to Bring PFDs must be worn at all times while in your kayak;
A sprayskirt is required unless otherwise specified as a rec boat paddle;
Transport Canada requirements for equipment is also a HOC trip requirement: 15m of buoyant heaving tow line, sound signal device, bailing device, watertight light for ½ hour before sunset or ½ hour after dawn;
Wet exit practice (formally called wet exit lesson) within the last 12 months in the current kayak that you are using for a trip;
Kayak with sealed fore and aft bulkhead compartments unless specified as a rec boat paddle;
A minimum of one spare paddle per 2 participants
Please note the club does not provide equipment. If rentals are noted above, it is at the expense of the club member. Please read the details.
HOC Trip Rating
(* in those conditions)
Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Comfortable forward stroke; Comfortable reverse stroke; Comfortable turning strokes; Able to perform assisted rescue as swimmer and rescuer *
Wind Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Light to Moderate; 15 kms/hour; Wind noticeably affects movement of the paddler
Waves, Breaking Waves, Swell Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Waves up to 2 feet; Small breaking waves Waves up to armpit; light to moderate chop; scattered whitecaps)
Current Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Mild currents; Up to 2-3 kms/hour
Open Crossings Grade A (Beginner) No open crossings
Landing Type Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Pebble; more steep; sand bars
Landing Frequency Grade C (Intermediate) No more than 5 kms between landings
Total Distance Per Day Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Up to 15 km
(Please read the Trip Rating details.)
HOC Paddling Trip Rating Tool
After Paddle Leisure Time
Go to Restaurant After Paddle To be determined
Restaurant and Restaurant Address
Trip Cost $99.00
Trip Cancellation Policy Payment in full. No refund unless your spot is filled from the waitlist. To cancel your trip at any point, you must email the Club Manager:
Additional Trip Details Car camping at Silent Lake Provincial Park, in Pincer Bay Campground. Two adjoining sites, #53 & #54.
Plan one day to Paddle Silent Lake, Two days to paddle two other local lakes. Lakes and Launch Site TBD.
Silent Lake Provincial Park offers great hiking & biking trails, so feel free to bring your hiking shoes, bikes & Helmets.
Parking Fee extra. Some starter logs included in fee, wood costs will be shared at conclusion of trip.
We will have a pre-trip meeting prior to going if required.

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