Make a Difference

Quetico is special. Wilderness is all around us.

No matter where you are or where you’re from, Quetico holds a special place in our hearts.

This Spring, learn how you can support and raise awareness in creative ways and inspire others to do so as well. If you visited Quetico or it’s on your list of places to visit, we invite you to participate in the first annual #QueticoPortageChallenge in support of ongoing stewardship.

Support Quetico Foundation and its mission to the protection of wilderness, with a particular focus on Quetico Wilderness Provincial Park.

A Portage of Support

Pick a Quetico portage route and complete that same distance closer to home.  There are 587 portages to choose from, a total of 198 kilometres. Use it to raise awareness and funding for Quetico. Follow these easy steps and invite people you know to do the same. Together, we can help the #QueticoPortageChallenge reach every corner of the earth.

Need help finding a portage?

There are 587 portages in Quetico Provincial Park. Half of the portages are longer than 254 metres and half are shorter. There are only two portages over 2.1 kilometres. Learn more


Prizes will be offered for:

  • Longest Portage
  • Silliest Portage
  • Most Honest Portage
  • People’s Choice Portage

*multiple entries for the same category will be entered into a draw.

Everyone who donates will be entered in a draw to win:

  • Special Edition Happy Camper Paddle by Badger Paddles
  • Kevin Callan’s Top 60 Canoe Routes of Ontario by Firefly Books, Ltd
  • Kevin Callan’s A Paddler’s Guide to Quetico by Firefly Books, Ltd


Winners will be chosen on Monday, May 24, and will be directly messaged by Quetico Foundation. A formal announcement will be posted on Facebook and Instagram.

*If your social media account is private, we will NOT be able to see your entry. Please make sure to set your privacy setting to public or send us your photos and/or videos to office@queticofoundation.org.


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Portage, Snap, Share, Donations are welcomed

Thank you to all our Sponsors for the great prizes

Adventure Medical Kits logo Algonquin Outfitters Logo Backcountry Custom Canoes logo Badger Canoe Paddles logo
Ben's Bug Repellent logo Bryan Hansel Photography Logo Canadian Canoe Museum logo
Firefly Books Ltd. Kelly Kettle Logo The Happy Camper logo Kingdom Outdoors logo
Nova Craft Logo Recreational barrelworks logo-sm

More ways to give

Become a monthly donor.

By becoming a monthly donor to The Quetico Foundation, you will provide a consistent and reliable source of funding that will allow us to plan ahead in our efforts to support the preservation of Quetico Park through research and education. Your gift will also help us respond quickly in situations where we need to advocate for the Park’s sustainability.

Give a legacy gift.

Your bequest or endowment will protect and preserve Quetico Park for generations to come.

Give stocks or securities.

Reduce your capital gains tax while safeguarding pristine Canadian wilderness.

Partner with us.

Join us in delivering our diverse programs and activities.

Sponsor an event.

Collaborate with The Quetico Foundation, or run your own Quetico-themed fundraiser.

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