Guided Road Scholar trips with Douglas Wood, 2018:

“The Spirit of the Canoe Country”

Aug. 5 – Aug. 12, 2018
Aug. 26 – Sept. 2, 2018

Explore Minnesota’s iconic North Woods and classic Canoe Country with guide, Douglas Wood, author Deep Woods, Wild Waters, Fawn Island, and Paddle Whispers. A personal friend of Sigurd Olson, president of the Listening point Foundation and former president of the Ernest Oberholtzer Foundation–with decades of experience as a wilderness canoe guide–Doug is the perfect guide to take you into the heart of this legendary landscape and its legendary figures. Explore their legacies as you canoe, hike and boat in Minnesota’s famed Boundary Waters and Voyageur’s National Park.

Discover the beauty of Minnesota’s North Shore, Burntside Lake, Rainy and Kabetogama Lakes, Doug’s Fawn Island, Sig Olson’s Listening Point and Oberholtzer’s Mallard Island. Visit the International Wolf Center and North American Bear Center. Learn about the region’s geology, forests, plants and animals, and round out your learning experiences with evening campfire readings from Douglas Wood’s and Sigurd Olson’s books.

A once in a lifetime adventure.

Email Doug (, contact the Audubon Center of the Northwoods, or Road Scholar, Inc.