Canoe Routes 2008

ALL CANOE ROUTES BY DEPARTURE DATES AND LOCATIONS

 

 

ALL CANOE ROUTES LISTED BELOW IN THIS ORDER  

* West Coast Washington Route (Starts July 18 from Taholah)

* San Juan Route (Starts July 20 from Nooksack)

* Puget Sound Route (Starts July 20 from Squaxin)

* Nuu chah nulth – Westcoast Vancouver Is. (Starts July 13)  

* Northern Route – Bella Coola to Port Hardy, BC (Starts July 7 )

* Port Hardy to Quw’utsun – Salish Sea Route (Starts July 17)

 

 WEST COAST WASHINGTON CANOES

FROM WEST COAST, USA

START: Quinault (Taholah) Thursday July 17, 2008 / Leave July 18

Land Hoh River – Friday July 18 / Leave July 19

Land Quilleute – Saturday July 19 / Leave July 20

Land Wyaatch – Sunday July 20 / Leave July 21

Land Makah – Monday July 21 / Leave July 22

Land Pillar Point – Tuesday July 22 / Leave July 23

Land T’Sou’ke – Wednesday July 23 / Leave July 24

Land Beecher Bay – Thursday July 24 / Leave July 25

Land Songhees – Friday July 25 / Leave July 26

Land Tsawout (E. Saanich) – Saturday July 26 / Leave July 27

Land Tsartlip (W. Saanich) – Sunday July 27 / Leave July 28

Land COWICHAN – Monday July 28 / Combined Events go to Aug. 10

 

SAN JUAN ISLANDS ROUTE

FROM SAN JUAN ISLANDS, USA

START: Nooksack – Saturday July 19 / Leave July 20

Land Lummi – Sunday July 20 / Leave July 21

Land Swinomish – Monday July 21 / Leave July 22

Land Samish – Tuesday July 22 / Leave July 23

Land Shaw Island – Wednesday July 23 / Leave July 24

Land Roche Harbor – Thursday July 24 / Extra nite / Leave July 26

Land Tsawout (E. Saanich) – Saturday July 26 / Leave July 27

Land Tsartlip (W. Saanich) – Sunday July 27 / Leave July 28

Land COWICHAN – Monday July 28 / Combined Events go to Aug. 10

 

PUGET SOUND ROUTE

FROM PUGET SOUND WA , USA

UPDATE - Puget Sound Landing and take-off points for Nisqually, Puyallup and Muckleshoot stops are as follows:  

Nisqually will be at Solo Point by Stellicom and Dupont (south of Tacoma)Puyallup will be at Owen Beach – Point Defiance, in Tacoma.

Muckleshoot will be at Alki Point in Seattle. Canoes will stay there – with security watch. People will be bussed back to Muckleshoot for overnites. Will depart saturday morning. CLICK HERE for Directions to these three points.

START: Squaxin – Monday July 14, 2008 / LEAVE July 15

Land Nisqually at Solo Point, south of Tacoma – Tuesday July 15 / Leave July 16

Land Puyallup at Owen Beach, Point Defiance Park, Tacoma – Wednesday July 16 / Leave July 17

Land Muckleshoot at Alki Point, West Seattle – Thursday July 17 / Extra nite / Leave July 19

Land Suquamish – Saturday July 19 / Leave July 20

Land Port Gamble S’Klallam – Sunday July 20 / Leave July 21

Land Port Townsend – Monday July 21 / Leave July 22

Land Jamestown S’Klallam – Tuesday July 22 / Leave July 23

Land Elwha Klallam – Wednesday July 23 / Extra nite / Leave July 25

Land Songhees – Friday July 25 / Leave July 26

Land Tsawout (E. Saanich) – Saturday July 26 / Leave July 27

Land Tsartlip (W. Saanich) – Sunday July 27 / Leave July 28

Land COWICHAN – Monday July 28 / Combined Events go to Aug. 10

 

NUU CHAH NULTH – WESTCOAST VANCOUVER ISLAND ROUTE

FROM NUU CHAH NULTH – Westcoast Vancouver Island , BC

START: Chenahkint Ehattesaht / Mowachaht / Muchalaht – Sunday July 13, 2008

Land Friendly Cove – Sunday July 13 and Monday 14 / Leave July 15

Land Hesquiaht – Tuesday July 15 / Leave July 16

Land Ahousaht – Wednesday July 16 / Leave July 18

Land Ucluelet – Thursday July 18 / Leave July 19

Land Ancla Huu ay aht – Saturday July 19 / Leave July 21

Land Ditidaht – Sunday July 21 / Leave July 22

Land Pacheedaht – Monday July 22 / Leave July 23

Land T’Sou’ke – Wednesday July 23 / Leave July 24

Land Beecher Bay – Thursday July 24 / Leave July 25

Land Songhees – Friday July 25 / Leave July 26

Land Tsawout (E. Saanich) – Saturday July 26 / Leave July 27

Land Tsartlip (W. Saanich) – Sunday July 27 / Leave July 28

Land COWICHAN – Monday July 28 / Combined Events go to Aug. 10

 

NORTHERN ROUTE – Bella Coola to Port Hardy, BC

FROM NORTHERN BC – Westcoast Vancouver Island, BC

START: Bella Coola Monday July 7, 2008 – LEAVE July 8

Land Eucott Bay Hot Springs – Tuesday July 8 / LEAVE July 9

Land Rattenbury – Thursday July 9 / LEAVE July 10

Land Bella Bella – Thursday July 10 / LEAVE July 11

Land Koeye – Friday July 11 / LEAVE July 12

Land Clam Beach – Saturday July 12 / LEAVE July 13

Land Takush – Sunday July 13 / LEAVE July 14

Land Indian Cove – Monday July 14 / LEAVE July 15

Land Fort Rupert Tuesday July 15

(Join with canoes in Fort Rupert for the SALISH SEA ROUTE)

 

July 14th BC FERRIES land in Port Hardy at 11:30 PM, with the canoe families from the north, coming from Haida Gwaii, Nisgaa and possibly others (Tsimpsian, NWT, Yukon) to join with canoes continuing on the SALISH SEA ROUTE. 

 

SALISH SEA ROUTE – Port Hardy to Quw’utsun

FROM PORT HARDY TO QUW’UTSUN – Salish Sea Route, B.C.

START: Fort Rupert (Pt Hardy) – July 15, 2008

Northern Canoes gather at Fort Rupert July 15 / Extra nite / Leave July 17

Land Alert Bay – Thursday July 17 / Leave July 18

Land Adams River – Friday July 18 / Leave July 19

Land Kelsey Bay – Saturday July 19 / Leave July 20

Land Browns Bay – Sunday July 20 / Leave July 21

Land Campbell River – Monday July 21 / Extra nite / Leave July 23

Land Courtney Comox – Wednesday July 23 / Leave July 24

Land Qualicum – Thursday July 24 / Leave July 25

Land Nanoose – Friday July 25 / Leave July 26

Land Nanaimo – Saturday July 26 / Leave July 27

Land Ladysmith / Kuleet Bay – Sunday July 27 / Leave July 28

Land COWICHAN – Monday July 28 / Combined Events go to Aug. 10

 

DISCLAIMER: This site posts information as is made available. Published times, stops, and locations are subject to change without prior notification due to unknown factors relating to the nature of the canoeing events. It is the responsibility of each canoe to make their changes and updates available to the information disbursment resources.

 

At-A-Glance Daily Canoe Locations CLICK HERE. 

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2 Responses

  1. Any idea if the canoes from Bella Coola to Port Hardy are on schedule?

  2. Can you tell me the estimated time of arrival for the canoes into Tulalip on the 27th. Thank-you Kristina Reeves

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