North Saskatchewan River - Keephills to Genesse Bridge

Genessee Bridge


Trip Type:

 Day trip

Detailed Trip Rating:

 B Click here for details on Trip Grade and Skills

Experience Level:

  Comfortable Beginner

Water Class:

 Class 1, moving water

Trip Description:

A pleasant 19.3 km river paddle from Keephills to Genesee Bridge. Expect about 2.5 to 3 hours on the water.

Moving water, few obstacles, easily avoided. May require some maneuvering for route choices.

Suitable Boats

(see notes)

Open Canoe - Yes

Covered Canoe - Yes

Touring Kayak - Yes

Rec Kayak - Yes

Whitewater Kayak – No

Meeting Point:

 Genesee Bridge

Trip Coordinator:

Alan Stewart.

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Ph: 780-487-0607


Please contact the Trip Coordinator no later than the Wednesday before the trip is schedule to start. Some trips may have space limitations or require early booking. Contact the Trip Coordinator.

Trips are open to all current Northwest Voyageurs Canoe and Kayak Club members.

Touring Kayak - Typically 12 feet long or more and 24" wide or less, with front and rear water tight compartments for flotation and storage, defined keel

Rec Kayak - Typically less than 12 feet long, often greater than 24" wide, with one or no water tight compartments, may or may not have a keel

Whitewater Kayak - Typically less than 10', no watertight compartments, no keel


Location information

Genessee Bridge