Kipawa River Rally

Come participate at the 31th edition of the Kipawa River Festival, from Friday June 23th, until Sunday June 25, 2017.


begins at the Laniel Dam, finishes in Temiscaminque Lake.


for security reasons, we ask that you register for the festival before putting on the river. Registration will be held at Laniel camping (beginning of the section). A topographic guide of the river, with co-ordinates for emergency services and evacuation instructions for injured persons in case of emergency will be distributed.


anticipate 20$ per day (access and camping at the take-out) + 10$ and per person for non-members of the FQCKEV for the entire weekend (temporary affiliation).


two camping sites are available for participants : the proprety of Scott Sorensen, situated at the take-out (Friday to Sunday only), and Laniel camping, located at the put-in (only open for Thursday night-Friday night and Sunday night-Monday night).

Hollywood Challenge :

competition organized for the second time on the legendary Hollywood rapid. The competition will be held on Saturday June 24th. Check out the fecebook page « Hollywood Challenge » for any additional information.


Rafting descents are organized by Esprit Whitewater, for more information, visit :

Getting there

The Kipawa River is located in northwestern Quebec, on Highway 101, between the towns of Temiscaming and Ville Marie. It is a 16 km (10 mile) run of the river from the village of Laniel to Lake Temiscamingue.