The best-selling book of Ontario wildlands now features 15 additional destinations. This reader-friendly guide explores the remarkable splendor and diversity of the province, from its soaring clifftops, subterranean caves and thundering cataracts to the province's tallest white pine, the oldest rocks on Earth and the warbler capital of North America.
The guide is organized by region, and each destination includes a descriptive profile illustrated with color photographs and at-a-glance information about special features and contact details. Regional maps showcase locations. Some of these hot spots are surprisingly close to towns and cities, some are hidden urban treasures, and many are ideal for a day trip.
The new hot spots include the following:
These family-friendly destinations will appeal to naturalists, budding botanists and biologists, photographers, hikers, campers and paddlers.
Chris Earley is the interpretive biologist at the University of Guelph Arboretum. His kids' books, which encourage youngsters to "find and identify your own," are very popular.
Tracy C. Read is a writer and editor in Kingston, Ontario, and the author of Firefly's children's natural history series, Exploring the World of Cougars, Foxes, Owls and many others.