Tag Archive: Canada

Pebble Beach, Marathon, Ontario

Pebble Beach is a 2km stretch of beach loaded with deposits of huge rounded pebbles and driftwood. Smoothed by wave action, the large rocks are piled on the steep shoreline making for difficult… Continue reading

Wawa Waterfalls: High Falls and Silver Falls on the Magpie River

Just outside of Wawa, Ontario are two very pretty waterfalls on the Magpie River located upstream of the hydroelectric plant. Approximately 5 miles apart from each other, these falls are connected by a… Continue reading

Lake Superior Provincial Park, Part 5: Agawa Rocks Pictographs and Sinclair Cove

The Agawa Rocks Pictographs were created by the Ojibwe people over the course of two thousand years though the ones that reman visible are believed to date from four hundred years ago at… Continue reading

Lake Superior Provincial Park, Part 4: Katherine Cove

Katherine Cove gets a post all to itself even though it only took us twenty minutes to walk around the entire thing; it was another favorite place from our trip around Lake Superior.… Continue reading

Lake Superior Provincial Park, Ontario, Part 3: Pinguisibi (Sand River) Trail

The Pinguisibi Trail is a 6 kilometer hike along the Sand River that begins where it empties into Lake Superior and ends upriver of all the major cascades. The trail begins with a… Continue reading

Lake Superior Provincial Park, Ontario, Part 2: Orphan Lake Trail

Orphan Lake is an 8km trail through boreal forest that provides fantastic overlooks of both Orphan Lake and Lake Superior before descending several hundred feet to the mouth of the Baldhead River. The… Continue reading

Lake Superior Provincial Park, Ontario, Part 1

Lake Superior Provincial Park, located on the southeast shore in Ontario, was the first official stop on our 7 week circle tour of Lake Superior that began the first week of June. Upon… Continue reading

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Part 6: Mary Ann Falls, a Swim in Warren Lake, and Last Minute Moose!

The short trail to Mary Ann Falls revealed that more of the trees had surrendered to the coming cold, revealing some particularly vibrant reds and yellows. After crossing the Black Brook the trail… Continue reading

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Part 5: Jigging Cove, Black Brook Cove, Green Cove, and Lakies Head

Re-entering Cape Breton National Park I began a series of stops at look offs and coves. My second stop at Black Brook Cove provided me an opportunity for some walking so I decided… Continue reading

White Point, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Or, Very Possibly the Most Beautiful Place on Earth

After leaving Dingwall in the morning I continued south, deciding to take the road that followed the coast rather than rejoin the more popular Cabot Trail that runs through the inland hills. Following… Continue reading