This is the kayak if you want to pack up camping gear and supplies and head out for a few nights. Explore of the larger lakes of Algonquin, most notably Grand Lake at Achray. They are 14.10 ft (15 m) in length and only 55 lbs (24 kg). However, they are not easy to carry over portages so these kayaks are best on bigger lakes.
Ideal for the exploration of the larger lakes or even a run down quieter sections of the Madawaska River, the recreational kayak is safe and comfortable to paddle in. They are more mobile and shorter than canoes and preferred by many for day paddling and have extra storage. They are 12 ft (5.4 m) in length and only 40 lbs (18 kg). However, they are not easy to carry over portages so kayaks are best on rivers or bigger lakes.