Featuring 25 of the best canoe routes in Ontario's Kawarthas, Haliburton, Muskoka, and Georgian Bay regions, this guide is full of photos and original maps showing all access points, important river features, and accurate portage lengths.
Author James Dickson knew the Algonquin highlands better than anyone. His classic 1886 book is an account of a canoe trip, but more, it is a demonstration of woodland skills and a key to understanding Canadian essentials.
96 captioned photographs of Ontario's Algonquin Park, selected from the best work by an award-winning naturalist and nature photographer. Every facet of the park and its wildlife is captured.
A Naturalist’s Journey Through the Seasons
Michael Runtz, an adventurous photographer of superior skill, is close to Nature both physically and in understanding. Without his captivating book, even Algonquin Park aficionados may never see Beavers use split claws to comb their fur, or aptly-named Crossbills prying open pine cones.
A Natural History in North America
It’s risky to call any book about canoes “definitive.” But this lavishly illustrated, superbly written, and masterfully designed 370-page work, with its extensive notes, bibliography, and index, comes closer to cleanly shooting those rapids than any other work available today.
Explore Muskoka pinpoints locations across the District which author Susan Pryke finds “interesting, intriguing, or beautiful.” For this variety-pack of locales to explore, the book’s maps are essential. Tours are split into manageable blocks because “there’s so much to see and do.”
Stories From the Trail and Beyond
The 1930s Englishman who became Canada's aboriginal conservationist "Grey Owl" inspired naturalist writer Hap Wilson to follow his own meandering path into the wild. The result is this acount of bizarre and sublime adventures along the trail.
Stories From Muskoka's Past
The story of Muskoka is one strongly tied to the environment. For centuries, the granite that lies beneath its surface has shaped life on the edge of the Canadian shield. This is the story of those seeking opportunity just beyond the familiar.
A perfect gift, this small book of compelling Muskoka photographs by John McQuarrie highlight boats and beasts, people and places — from great angles and in stunning light.
Muskoka Then & Now
Muskoka's past and present fuse in McQuarrie's stunning photography, the archival pictures he's unearthed, and the engaging texts by famous Muskokans he's compiled in this hardcover passport to one of Canada's most famous districts.
Muskoka Then & Now
Muskoka's past and present fuse in McQuarrie's stunning photography, the archival pictures he's unearthed, and the engaging texts by famous Muskokans he's compiled. A perfect passport to one of Canada's most famous districts.
A Search for Personal Sanctuary
Noted environmentalist Hap Wilson takes us along a wilderness trail replete with snags and pitfalls, through mishaps, tears, and laughter.
The Cottage Bible is the most important reference for a cottage owner. The expert guidance is essential for any vacation home, especially one near water with unique challenges. There is year-round advice on maintenance, buying a cottage, repairing burst p
The Story of One of Canada's Most Iconic Landscapes
This visually spectacular, three-part, high-definition documentary series explores the newly recognized area in Ontario, Canada, that many people are calling The Land Between.
A Paddler’s Perspective of Algonquin Park’s Enduring Mystery
Author Geoff Taylor’s remarkable story-telling skill is on full display as he dramatically unfolds the well-worn saga of Tom Thomson’s death from a totally different perspective. Two seasoned Algonquin Park guides are fishing on a summer morning when they pull Tom Thomson’s waterlogged corpse from Canoe Lake.