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"Simon Fraser Descending the Fraser River, 1808", by Charles Willian Jefferys courtesy National Archives of Canada.

Appendix B: Route Waterways

The following is a listing of the rivers and lakes and a few of the major portages along the Mackenzie (and Fraser) route1:

Ottawa River

St Lawrence River
Ottawa River

Nipissing District

Mattawa River
La Vase Portages
Lake Nipissing
French River

Lake Huron

Georgian Bay
North Channel
St Joseph Channel
St Mary's River

Lake Superior

Lake Superior

Boundary Waters (Quetico)

Grand Portage
Pigeon River
South Fowl Portage
South Fowl Lake
North Fowl Lake
Moose Lake
Vasuex lake
Fan Lake
Mountain Lake
Watap Lake
Long Portage
Rose Lake
Rat Lake
South Lake
Height of Land Portage (St Lawrence River/Hudson Bay Watershed)
North Lake
Little North Lake
Little Gunflint Lake
Gunflint Lake
Magnetic Lake
Pine River
Pine Lake (aka Clove Lake)
Granite River
Gneiss Lake
Lake Saganaga
Cypress Lake (aka Ottertrack Lake)
Knife Lake
Knife River
Carp Lake
Birch Lake
Basswood Lake
Basswood River
Crooked Lake
Iron Lake
Lac La Croix
Loon Lake
Loon River
Little Vermilion Lake
Vermilion Lake (aka Sand Point Lake)
Namakan Lake
Kettle Channel
Rainy Lake

Rainy River and Lake of the Woods

Rainy River
Lake of the Woods

Winnipeg River

Gun Lake
Little Sand Lake
Roughrock Lake
Tetu Lake
Eaglenest Lake
Numao Lake
Nutimik Lake
Dorothy Lake
Natalie Lake
Lac Du Bonnet

Lake Winnipeg

Lake Winnipeg

Saskatchewan River

Cedar Lake
Saskatchewan River
Tearing River

Sturgeon-Weir River

Cumberland Lake
Cross Lake
Namew Lake
South Weir
Amisk Lake
West Weir
Maligne Lake
Gooding Lake
Little Birch Lake
Corneille Lake
Mirond Lake
Pelican Lake
Chachukew Lake
Muskike Lake
Woody Lake
Pixley Lake
Lindstrom Lake

Churchill River

Frog Portage
Trade Lake
Keg lake
Drinking Lake
Nistowiak Lake
Drope Lake
Mountain Lake
Otter Lake
Devil Lake
Hayman Lake
Nipew Lake
Mountney Lake
Stack Lake
Trout Lake
Black Bear Island Lake
Kinosaskaw Lake
Sandfly Lake
Pinehouse Lake
Sandy Lake
Dreger Lake
Knee Lake
Primeau Lake
Dipper Lake
Shagwenaw Lake
Lac Île-à-La-Crosse
Churchill Lake
Peter Pond Lake
La Loche River
Lac la Loche

Athabasca

Methye Portage (Hudson Bay/Arctic Watershed)
Clearwater River
Athabasca River
Lake Athabasca

Peace River

Peace River
Dinosaur Lake

Pacific Divide

Mackenzie's Route
Fraser-Derived Route
Williston LakeWilliston Lake
Parsnip RiverPack River
Arctic CreekTudyah Lake
Arctic LakeMcLeod Lake
Portage Lake (Arctic/Pacific Watershed)Crooked River
Pacific LakeKerry Lake
Bad River (aka James Creek)Redrocky Lake
Herrick CreekDavie Lake
McGregor RiverSummit Lake
Fraser RiverGiscome Portage (Arctic/Pacific Watershed)
 Fraser River

To the Pacific

Mackenzie's Overland Route
Fraser's Route
Alexander Mackenzie Heritage TrailFraser River (continued)
Blackwater River 
West Road River 
Bella Coola River 
Dean Channel (Pacific Ocean) 

1 This waterway listing borrows heavily from a similar listing on the Alexander Mackenzie Voyageur Route Association website.