Canoeing isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of the Black Hills—at least not for Minnesotans like me! But with lakes, rivers and reservoirs scattered throughout this beautiful area, it’s sure worth looking into.
Knowing bear safety is an important part of canoe camping when you’re in bear territory. Here are some tips to keep in mind...As our friends at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources say: “The best way to avoid bear problems is to not attract them in the first place.”
Stream Map USA is a powerful app from Gogal Publishing Company that guides you to and around every stream, river, pond and lake in the continental US.
With a daily goal to go from point A to point B, a hot meal becomes a luxury and the greatest motivator. Meals are a cooperative effort, eaten together and is a time to reflect on a hard day. Some of the best moments of my trips were at mealtime, thus I strongly believe great food can make the difference on any canoe trip.