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Elementary school memories revisited

If you're someone of the right age who saw the 1966 National Film Board of Canada adaptation of... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Duluth, MN
LOVE "Paddle to the Sea"

I remember fondly the National Film Board's short action film by Bill Mason from when I was a kid... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Ottawa, Canada
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52 Front Street, Nipigon, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

If you're someone of the right age who saw the 1966 National Film Board of Canada adaptation of "Paddle to the Sea" in your school in Canada or the northern U.S., I can say two things: First, your childhood was awesome, and second, you need...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I remember fondly the National Film Board's short action film by Bill Mason from when I was a kid. I've been enamoured with the story ever since and when I heard there was a park dedicated to the story in Nipigon I instantly put it...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Certainly a unique way of sharing history and I respect that. It was well done but I wouldn't go too far out of my way to come and see it.

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a great place to relax and have lunch if you're travelling through. The big paddle figure is cool if you are familiar with the book that the park is based on. Also, the kids had a great time playing in the new splash...More

Thank Suzanne K
Reviewed 13 September 2016

What a wonderful place for kids or anyone who loves this book or just loves the Great Lakes--nice walking area with educational features built in.

Thank Megan D
Reviewed 5 September 2016

An interactive playground based on the book "Paddle to the Sea". There is a wading pool that was well used on the hot day we were there. Glad we stopped because it is a playground that was well thought out.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Remembering this movie when I was a kid it was cool to see this park. Signage could be better as I've passed by before and couldn't see any signs. Great place to get a few pictures. The water splash park is good if you have...More

Thank Marlene L
Reviewed 1 August 2016

If you are Canadian, English speaking and over 60 you probably had a copy of this child's book and maybe even a toy wooden replica canoe. If not, then maybe you saw the NFB adaptation short film. Regardless, the park starts at the town centre...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Starting on the main street, this series of exhibits tells the fascinating and wonderful story of Paddle-to-the-Sea in creative and exciting ways.

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Reviewed 5 November 2015

Traveling through Nipigon with my husband, son and daughter in law on our way from Ontario to Northern Manitoba. Read the sign Nipigon and said it reminds me of a film we watched in grade school in the late 60's called Paddle to the Sea....More

Thank Kym P
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