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Find the first CLUE for the elusive Special Edition Badger Paddle! Remember, once you find and officially claim this paddle, you will receive more gear and prizes - plus be entered to win a Nova Craft Canoe!...

The 2019 hidden Killarney Outfitters Paddle has been found and claimed by Bill Graham! Paddles up and congrats to Bill! Read Bill's story, in his own words, below. Also, be sure to watch the bonus by-chance video interview...

If you follow the Paddle in the Park on social media, you have probably heard the news already. The Algonquin Outfitters Paddle has been found and claimed by Shayne Sorrell (Sor Ley)! And so without further ado, we present to you in his own words, Shayne’s paddle-finder...

CABIN FALLS ECOLODGE - PORTAGE QUEEN PADDLE CLUE #1 This wooden sceptre will be presented without warning. Thus, if you see this regal figure, she is no mirage. Forsooth! Who will be the most royally rewarded By the bona fide Queen of the Dreaded Portage?! ...

NOVA CRAFT CANOE PADDLE CLUE #1 The last days to Paddle in the Park fall near Samhain. So if you are one to never miss a trick or treat, It’ll be your last chance to haunt down a paddle And add a spooktacular Nova Craft to your fleet!...

It's official, everyone! The Run Wild Media Paddle has been found and claimed by Chris McGyver! Chris has been a long time participant of the Paddle in the Park Contest - is a past #PADDLEPOINTS winner but this makes for his first official paddle claim! And...

ALGONQUIN OUTFITTERS PADDLE CLUE #6 We can tell you with much certainty, and great aplomb; You must follow our Portageur's path, not the path of Tom....

KILLARNEY OUTFITTERS PADDLE CLUE #2 In a valley, there's a hill between hills, Not far from a small wooden walkway where The hidden Killarney Outfitters paddle Sits treed around a third to halfway there....

RUN WILD MEDIA PADDLE CLUE #2 Somewhere, along this porcine trail, This Badger lies in wait. But only the best paddle-seekers will be Driven to investigate....

RUN WILD MEDIA PADDLE CLUE #1 Wild Canoes and Run Wild Media Hold this Park in high favour. They have shown us time and time again, It’s a region that they savour....

KILLARNEY OUTFITTERS PADDLE CLUE #1 Betwixt the old lakes - Long, it has been - As they swapped and switched. But one’s evolution Dates to Triassic times. That’s where a paddle is hitched....

It's official, everyone! The Unlostify Paddle has been found and claimed by Nick Beattie! And so without further ado, we present to you in his own words, Nick's paddle-finder story...

ALGONQUIN OUTFITTERS PADDLE CLUE #5 From a most popular spot To the most unpopular way. West, not north, is The course you should stay. ...

ALGONQUIN OUTFITTERS PADDLE CLUE #4 Not far past a choice of trails, The AO paddle lays in wait. Bogs and dam, or trees and trail, Will be your determined fate. ...

UNLOSTIFY PADDLE CLUE #4 Not at the end, and not so far, This route is not a lap. Wait as you may, you’ll most likely go Without the desired map....

UNLOSTIFY PADDLE CLUE #3 Take care on this trail, Don't get bogged down. When the boards disappear, Perhaps turn around. ...

ALGONQUIN OUTFITTERS PADDLE CLUE #3 Find a great spot on this trail Where there’s a series of creeks, And you may find a Badger That has been hidden for weeks! ....

ALGONQUIN OUTFITTERS PADDLE CLUE #2 There may be slippery rocks, So take care not to fall. And look for a tied paddle That's more horizontal....

UNLOSTIFY PADDLE CLUE #2 On your way in, just before a bog, A Badger yearns to be free. Or on your way out, just past the swamp, Find it tied to a Spruce tree. ...

ALGONQUIN OUTFITTERS PADDLE CLUE #1 Wonder where this Badger may be? It’s waiting for you, uh-huh! It is no where near Cedar Lake. But it’s in Algonquin - duh!...

UNLOSTIFY PADDLE CLUE #1 One way in, by and by, to the end, To a tree, somewhere, it'll be tied. There will be no Portageur there, for This Badger must be Unlostified. ...

This past weekend, more Paddle in the Park history was made when our paddle-hider surprised an unsuspecting paddler by giving her a paddle while actually canoeing "Out There"! And with that, Corrie Heintzman has become the second person to officially claim a paddle for the...

It's true! The first hidden paddle of 2019 has already been found and claimed! Sarah Maki and her family, became a big part of Paddle in the Park history when they met our challenge, this past long weekend, to become the first paddle-seekers to ever...

PORTAGEUR.CA PADDLE CLUE #4 You must move three hundred, twenty-two percent faster, To find and make your paddle claim before Preston bails. Beware and be aware, blue and white - (orange) and grey; As all these clues add up to a cautionary tail!...

PORTAGEUR.CA PADDLE CLUE #3 Go, get “Out There”, find all of nature’s rewards, And find yourself a paddle along the way! Have you crossed paths with our fave Portageurs yet - Not far from where a cognac cove meets the Bay? JULY 1st AFTERNOON UPDATE: PORTAGEUR.CA PADDLE CLUE #3 Our Portageurs have moved...

PORTAGEUR.CA PADDLE CLUE #2 Be sure to pack your bug jacket, so you aren’t eaten away. And pack your Paddle in the Park flag, to be seen every day. Find one of one thirty-five, for a big yellow clue. Don’t be shy if you see it. There’s a paddle...

CANADIAN CANOE MUSEUM PADDLE CLUE #1 Unknowingly, unwittingly, and possibly yours, All for the (surprise!) taking. Wait and follow the clues for the paddle, Portageur.ca. You could be a winner in the making!...

PORTAGEUR.CA PADDLE CLUE #1 To follow our famed Portageur’s very first path, You will need a boat, like a kayak or canoe. Then take care to watch for our most famed Portageur. (Who thought finding Preston could be a dream come true?)...

Yes, it is true… After a one-year hiatus, the Paddle in The Park Contest is back for it's sixth season! As the spring thaw approaches, we can already sense the excitement you all have at the thought of getting “Out There” on the water and...

And now finally, our Company Factor Prize Package winner of 2017! Paddles up and congratulations to @Kay_Es56 (Katherine Siren)! Having  33 task photos completed, with a total of 1135 Paddle Points, Katherine was just promoted from Voyageur status to Company Factor. And not only is Katherine now the Company...

Here is our dedicated Trip Leader - Wilderness Guide Prize Package winner of 2017!Paddles up and congratulations to @Sue_Squared (Susan Sheppard! While Susan managed to complete the entire 2017 task list, what really put her over the top was when she found one of the elusive Buttrum...

This great smile belongs to our Wilderness Guide Prize Package winner of 2017! Paddles up and congratulations to @Asmid (Alexis Smid)! Alexis submitted a total of 62 task photos ending the season with 2140 Paddle Points...

Our Voyageur Prize Package winner of 2017! Paddles up and congratulations to @karior (Julian Andean)! Julian submitted 31 PITPC adventure photos for a total of 1010 Paddle Points! And he's not new to the Paddle In The Park, either, having taken the Top Of Class title last...

As you know, we've been doing things a little differently with the prizes this season and the same goes for announcing this year's winners. Usually, we do it all as just one big announcement but this season we are going to be presenting the Paddle...

And so without further ado, we are delighted to present our the Tenderfoot winner of 2017! Paddles up and congratulations to @LindaSvar (Linda Svarovsky)! See the winners' announcement schedule plus everything that Linda has won below. Paddle Points Winner Announcement Schedule: Today's announcement: Tenderfoot Winner Saturday, November 4th announcement: Explorer Prize Package Sunday,...

Back in 2012, we bought a beautiful new canoe. The day we picked it up, I noticed a little display of paddles set up alongside all the shiny canoes. Those paddles called out to me…. They were Orange! Teal! Purple! I’d never seen paddles like...

It's always a bit bittersweet when the last paddle is found and claimed, but found and claimed it was! So paddles up and a special congratulations to Jeffrey Beer! Jeffrey deciphered the clues and solved the perplexing mystery of the AO Tom Thomson paddle of...

Did you know that it only takes ONE PHOTO to be entered for our GRAND PRIZE PACKAGE consisting of a brand new Prospector from Nova Craft Canoe and a made to order custom Badger paddle too?! It's true! And really easy to do! HOW TO ENTER: Step...

A big paddles up and congratulations to Jennifer Siren for finding and claiming one of the more difficult hidden paddles to find; the Portageur.ca (with The Canadian Outdoor Equipment) Paddle on the French River! Jennifer is not new to the PITPC or paddle-seeking as it turns...

Algonquin Outfitters Tom Thomson Paddle CLUE #3 Lost for good, never to be found? This Badger just may Dog you until you find it, as it's there, just on the way.   . ...

Unfortunately our Facebook Live shopping trip to Algonquin Outfitters we had planned was cancelled. We're super bummed about that (Sorry!), but fear not as we have still have a solution to the AO shopping spree that never ended up happening. (I still blame the spider.)...

Once again we can say paddles up and a big congratulations to Bill Spitzig for finding and claiming the Nova Craft/London's Paddle Shop paddle! We'll let Bill tell you his story, but continue reading below about the fun coincidence how Kevin Callan's books lead both to...

Paddles up and a big congratulations to Ashley (and Matt and ???) Tamlin for finding and claiming the Happy Camper/Canadian Canoe Museum paddle! Technically the official claim goes to Ashley but seeing she had a couple of pretty important people along with her, we thought...

Algonquin Outfitters Tom Thomson Paddle CLUE #2 Upon one path that leads to three, and not far from where they meet, Dressed in black and bound the same, in a location quite discreet.   . ...

A special paddles up and congrats to Cory Seaman! Why a special congrats and paddles up to the official finder of the KO A.Y. Jackson paddle? Because there is quite a a bit of history here between Cory and the PITPC and, well...

Portageur.ca (Canadian Outdoor Equipment Co.) Paddle CLUE #4 When you find where this Badger may possibly lurk, We're sure you'll agree that this Donna's a jerk. ...