This trip starts on the Nith River and goes into the Grand River. The Grand River averages 1 meter in depth with 2 meter deep pools. Many first time canoe, kayak, stand up paddle board clients prefer this route as it makes for a relaxing day or the perfect introduction.
The Paris to Brant Park route is a scenic paddle from a quaint town setting into a pristine wilderness. The section has moving shallow rapids at 1 km mark and then easy going after that.
Some of the highlights are drinkable spring water and perfect swimming areas. There are picnic stops and portable washrooms at the 9 km mark.
The trip starts in the town of Paris, Ontario, which gives you access to stores and amenities right at the starting point.