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Hiking Frontenac In the Shoulder Season

In Wild Landscapes by Dale Sinclair

…it is one thing to be stuck in a forest trail at night, but add in overcast, no source of light and most of the leaves on the trees have fallen off the branches. The leaves now cover everything, including the path. At night, every direction looks identical.

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Algonquin’s Barron Canyon and a Natural Water Park

In Wild Landscapes by Dale Sinclair

I never get tired of Algonquin’s short day paddle up the Barron Canyon and back. Of course you can reserve a site in the canyon and stay a night or make it part of a longer excursion as well as stay in the local Achray campground on Grande Lake. This time I went with a few friends and was glad …

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Prince Edward County: For the Birds

In Birds, Country Living, Maritime, Wild Landscapes by Dale Sinclair

I spent 2 days visiting Presqu’ile and Sandbanks Provinicial Park in Ontario’s Prince Edward County (PEC) about 2 weeks back. March through April and beyond in PEC is a popular destination for many migratory birds and there are ample opportunities to see hundreds of different species. Prince Edward County. April 2017. Photo by Dale SinclairOn this particular weekend I went …

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Gatineau Park, Wolf Trail

In Ottawa, Wild Landscapes by Dale Sinclair

I spent a day hiking with some friends on a Gatineau Park trail in some questionable weather this past weekend. We all went prepared for the elements and had a great outing with a stop for ribs and a pint in Wakefield, Quebec at Rutherford’s and the Black Sheep Inn. Gatineau Park and the surrounding area has plenty of things …

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Sarsaparilla Trail

In Ottawa, Wild Landscapes by Dale Sinclair

Ottawa is riddled with trails for walking, hiking and bicycling; there are both urban trails and wilderness trails to explore. This photo is part of the universally accessible Sarsaparilla Trail, just off of Richmond Rd., near Bell’s Corner’s, Ottawa. If you are in the area and want to do a quick 20-30 minute trek (this is taking your time) and …

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Wintertime: Indian River

In Wild Landscapes by Dale Sinclair

I love this photo. It is a triptych (3 piece) canvas print that I have hanging in my own basement. The shot is the Indian River as it flows by the Mill of Kintail near Almonte, Ontario. Specifications: wrapped canvas; 36″ x 54″ on a 1.5″ deep frame. I can provide this in another format if requested, but I recommend …