Torrance Barrens Trail

Torrance Barrens Trail: A Diverse Bonsai Garden Under an Endless Sky

  When I was asked to write this blog series for the Muskoka Trails Council it was the Torrance Barrens Trail that first entered my mind. As it turned out, this was the last trail in the sixth municipality—Muskoka Lakes—that I visited for the project. I’d never been to the Torrance Barrens, though had heard […]

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Hunters Bay Trail

The Hunter’s Bay Trail: A Boardwalk Empire!

  Huntsville has always been a part of my existence, and I am ashamed to say that it has taken me a lifetime to realize that Hunter’s Bay Trail is a fantastic trail! Though my pals often spoke of the virtues of this trail, I was just content to stay in the forest. The Muskoka […]

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Oxtongue Rapids Trail

Explore White-Water Ecology on the Oxtongue Rapids Trail

  The Oxtongue Rapids Trail in the Township of Lake of Bays is a fantastic exploration of white-water ecology. White-water ecosystems are special because they take in water, roll it about, and improve the oxygen and mineral content of water as it moves downstream. They provide specialized niche habitats for countless creatures, and are a […]

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