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Cabin Falls EcoLodge Paddle 2015 CLUE About half the distance to a place that’s never wet, And amongst the rocky terrain, a Badger’s been set.  [break ] ...

If you don't have your PITPC "Flag" yet, or are wondering what the PITPC "Flags" are all about, we've compiled an official list of the top 3 reasons why you should be flying your PITPC loud and proud this summer! Reason #1: Advocacy One of the secrets behind...

Algonquin Outfitters Paddle 2015 CLUE #2 Of waters, with many, she will acquaint, Eventually meeting with the great Saint....

Portageur.ca Paddle 2015 CLUE #2 On the way to a lake before the one where the 'n' was missed, Look for the burl, then the dead trunk; it'll be straight with no twist....

Algonquin Outfitters Paddle 2015 CLUE It's on a small ridge top, behind the biggest spruce. But its lake of origin, you'll have to deduce....

This year, as part of our Paddle Points Event and in celebration of all of the rewards and reasons to spend time in nature everyday this summer, we created a series of images - what we're calling "PITPC Flags" - for participants to download (for free!) and...

Portageur.ca Paddle 2015 CLUE If you get this right, then you know their mistake, And why it may be his new favourite lake....

For those of you who missed it when Fiona read the first clue of the season on Hunters Bay Radio, or just want to know more about our fabulous contest co-founder, you can listen below. For those who just want to go direct the clue,...

The last remaining hidden paddle in the Paddle in the Park Contest has been found! The Cabin Falls Ecolodge Paddle was officially claimed on Saturday (September 13, 2014) afternoon by Tyler Bedard and his son, Tucker. Congratulations to this incredible father and son team! While the news that...

This year, we had a number of really determined paddlers who were set on finding a PITPC paddle and all the rewards that come with it. One, who stands out, is Andrew Turcotte. Andrew had his sights set on a least a couple of the...

This year there were two paddles hidden in Killarney - the Happy Camper Paddle and the Killarney Outfitters Paddle. The Happy Camper Paddle was found first and soon the race was on to find the Killarney Outfitters Paddle. The clues started adding up and the...

This clue is the last official hint to be published for the 2014 season. The last unclaimed Badger canoe paddle is somewhere in Temagami as the Cabin Falls EcoLodge Paddle, hidden by Hap Wilson. We are in the last weeks for the contest so be sure to get "Out...

The latest clue in the Paddle in the Park Contest can be found at Hap Wilson's website HERE’S A LINK TO THE CLUE, TO MAKE IT EASY FOR YOU: THE CABIN FALLS EcoLodge PADDLE CLUE #15 on Hap Wilson's Website This clue is for the The Cabin Falls EcoLodge...

Congratulations to David S. and Tina M for winning our latest prize package draws! [caption id="attachment_1757" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Kevin Callan - The Happy Camper - hiding the Killarney Outfitters paddle[/caption] David has won The Happy Camper Paddle prize package while Tina has one the Algonquin Outfitters "Girls Portage"...

If you happened upon this BADGER®, Some say it could just be fate. Otherwise look for the water trail with a marker from 1888. This clue is for the Algonquin Outfitters paddle #2 that was hidden by Preston Ciere. Plus, don’t forget to check out our Clue Map for more hints. Good luck!!  ...

The fifth paddle found in this year's Paddle in the Park Contest has been discovered in Algonquin Provincial Park!   The number of paddles left to be found somewhere in Ontario parks is down to 3 thanks to our latest paddle-finder Angela! This means we need to draw another winner for...

The latest clue in the Paddle in the Park Contest can be found at Kingdome Outdoor Products HERE’S A LINK TO THE CLUE, TO MAKE IT EASY FOR YOU: THE KILLARNEY OUTFITTERS PADDLE CLUE #13 on the Kingdom Outdoor Products Facebook Page This clue is for the The Killarney Outfitters...

The latest clue in the Paddle in the Park Contest can be found at Algonquin Basecamp HERE’S A LINK TO THE CLUE, TO MAKE IT EASY FOR YOU: THE AO GIRLS PORTAGE PADDLE CLUE #12 on the Algonquin Basecamp Facebook Page This clue is for the The Algonquin Outfitters...

The fourth paddle found in this year's Paddle in the Park Contest has been discovered in Killarney Provincial Park!   Does this picture seem familiar? For the first time in Paddle In The Park Contest we have a repeat winner - and it's just our second year! In 2013, Chris...

    [caption id="attachment_1654" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Algonquin Paddle #1, hidden by Kevin Callan on the edge of Algonquin Park[/caption] Congratulations to Gracie S. for winning our Algonquin Outfitters Paddle (#1) prize package draw! But there are still 5 more paddles "Out There" to be found. Each comes with an amazing...

For Hap Wilson's first clue, you must go to Toronto Get to The Complete Paddler's blog - like pronto! HERE’S A LINK TO THE CLUE, TO MAKE IT EASY FOR YOU: THE CABIN FALLS EcoLodge Paddle CLUE #11 ON COMPLETE PADDLER'S BLOG This clue is for the The Cabin Falls EcoLodge canoe paddle that...

For this hint you must go search somewhere new, See Algonquin Outfitters' blog for this clue! HERE’S A LINK TO THE CLUE, TO MAKE IT EASY FOR YOU: THE ALGONQUIN OUTFITTERS CLUE #10 ON ALGONQUIN OUTFITTERS' BLOG This clue is for one of The Algonquin Outfitters canoe paddles that was hidden by Preston Ciere. Plus, don’t forget to...

The third paddle found in this year's Paddle in the Park Contest has been discovered in Algonquin Provincial Park!   Marian and Duane Sonntag set out with their three kids to find a paddle. They found out Kevin Callan was off to Killarney and was pretty sure he was...

For The Happy Camper clue you must hop like a frog, All the way over to Explore Magazine's blog. HERE'S A LINK TO THE CLUE, TO MAKE IT EASY FOR YOU, BUT DON'T MIND THE POO: THE HAPPY CAMPER PADDLE CLUE #9 ON EXPLORE MAGAZINE This clue is for the The...

Known for her beauty and her bounty as well, See her once and she'll cast her spell. So keep your eyes open along her Rock trail, Whether starting or ending, she hides a Tail. This clue is for the Algonquin Outfitters GIRLS PORTAGE canoe paddle that was hidden by Andrea Wilson. Plus,...

Captured by brush by at least two of the Seven, This place, some say, is a canoeist's heaven. This clue is for the Killarney Outfitters Paddle that was hidden by Doug Gordon. Plus, don’t forget to check out our Clue Map for more hints. Good luck!!  ...

Not all routes between parks are seamless, But this hidden spot borders on genius. Hundreds pass by each & every day, Yet very few stop or portage this way. This clue is for the Algonquin Outfitters canoe paddle that was hidden by Kevin Callan. Plus, don’t forget to check out our Clue Map for more...

One of seven ways in and seven ways out, A BADGER® sits waiting, blue and stout. This clue is for the Algonquin Outfitters canoe paddle that was hidden by Preston Ciere. Plus, don’t forget to check out our Clue Map for more hints. Good luck!!  ...

  Congratulations to Tracy A. for winning our Nova Craft Canoe Paddle prize package draw! But there are still 6 more paddles "Out There" to be found. Each comes with an amazing prize package to the finder, but also another prize package winner, randomly drawn each time its paddle...

The second paddle found in this year's Paddle in the Park Contest has been discovered in the Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park! For the 2014 Paddle in the Park Contest, we wanted to expand the geographic area and number of parks in which to hide paddles. Thanks to...

  Congratulations to Taras M for winner our Canadian Canoe Museum Paddle prize package draw! Remember, there are 7 more paddles "Out There" to be found, and each comes with an amazing prize package to the finder, but also another prize package winner, randomly drawn each time...

The first paddle found in this year's Paddle in the Park Contest has been discovered in Lake Superior Provincial Park! [caption id="attachment_1489" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Mir and Alex were instantly happy finding their new paddle, promptly tagging #RewardsAreOutThere on Instagram - http://instagram.com/p/qIBZAIPJWd/[/caption]   The big smiling faces of Mir and...

Not tied this time, but seated between two trees, A paddle waits east-side on a trail, if you please. This clue is for the Algonquin Outfitters canoe paddle that was hidden by Kevin Callan. Plus, don’t forget to check out our Clue Map for more hints. Good luck!!...

Sorry but Clue #3 is not actually here, but can easily be found right over here.   Thanks to David Johnston over at Paddling Headquarters, for digging the contest so much that he let us hide a clue in our interview! Plus, don’t forget to check out our...

The Paddle In The Park Contest was a great success in 2013, and looks to be even better this year. We're hiding more paddles, with more paddle hiders, more great prize packages for those who find the paddles and for those who enter our draw...

Many view the area with much affection, When overlooking the great land of reflection. This clue is for the Nova Craft Canoe Paddle hidden by Preston Ciere. Plus, don’t forget to check out our Clue Map for more hints. Good luck!! Note: PITPC 2014 - Clue #1 was given away...

This past few months we have been collecting photos from paddlers who submitted their images, stories, and other media in exchange for the first official Paddle In The Park Contest Clue of the season - and for a chance to win some great prizes from...

NOTE: THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED AND A WINNER HAS BEEN RANDOMLY SELECTED. WATCH FOR MORE UPDATES AND CLUES TO COME, AS WELL AS MORE GREAT CHANCES TO WIN PRIZES FROM OUR SPONSORS OVER THE COURSE OF THE SUMMER! Send us your pictures and videos to...

This past summer, two of our paddle hiders were invited to speak at TEDx Algonquin Park where the theme was to be "Think Outside". Preston Ciere, of Portageur.ca, spoke about the importance of spending time in nature and advocating for others to do the same....

It is official! Paddle #1 has been found and claimed! As those of you following along already know, the last hidden paddle in the Paddle In The Park Contest remained unclaimed for weeks and weeks after being found. We only knew it had been taken after...

As it turns out, many of you who took part in the Paddle In The Park Contest didn't just happen to be in the area while looking for a Badger® paddle. In fact, many of you went out into the backwoods with your prime motivation...

First, we're still waiting to hear from a draw prize winner. If you are, or know an Ivan Z., please have them check their spam folder for a message from us. Better yet, just contact us at badgercontests@me.com . Secondly, we've heard a rumour that the...

One of the reasons we started this whole thing was to get people "Out There", so you can imagine how great we feel when we hear from someone who did just that, specifically because of the Paddle In The Park Contest. But another thing we...

It is true, that when we started this contest, we had hopes that people would really be inspired to to get "Out There". When Doug and Tim shared their story with us about finding paddle #5 in Killarney, we were all touched on a personal...

Hey everyone! Hope your summer is going well. A couple of announcements: First, we've been off on our own adventures the last couple of weeks and are getting caught up on everything. But we're happy to announce that the latest draw winner is Brett M. from...

I hope you guys got a chance to read about the latest paddle that was found - Paddle #5 Cherry Sliver. It's such a great story. But of course this also means we need to draw an "at home" prize package. We here at the Paddle in the Park...

Along the Menjamagosibi where the waters pinch together,  Searchers of this paddle would be best to look nether. Plus don’t forget to check out our Clue Map for more hints or check our Clues Category. Good luck!!...