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North America’s largest dry stone bridge, Karlo Estates Winery, Wellington Ontario

North America’s largest dry stone bridge, Karlo Estates Winery, Wellington Ontario

North America’s largest dry stone bridge, Karlo Estates Winery, Wellington Ontario 561 Danforth Rd, Wellington, ON K0K 3L0 http://www.karloestates.com/ Not heavily marketed the Karlo Estates winery boasts North America’s largest dry stone bridge near Wellington Ontario. This is an interesting place to explore since when you arrive at the winery you can follow a trail

Wartime Ghosts at the old Camp Picton, Picton Ontario

Wartime Ghosts at the old Camp Picton, Picton Ontario

Old wartime Ghosts at the old Camp Picton, Picton Ontario 343 County Rd 22, Prince Edward, ON K0K, Canada A visit to the to of the cliff that overlooks the attractive lakeside town of Picton reveals more than just a stunning view of the town (Millennium Lookout)below. It also unveils an intact collection of abandoned

Fourth Chute Upper, Middle, and Lower, Renfrew County Ontario

Fourth Chute Upper, Middle, and Lower, Renfrew County Ontario

Fourth Chute Upper, Middle, and Lower, Renfrew County Ontario Rating: 4/5 Bonnechere River, Fourth Chute, Renfrew County GPS: N 45 30.2 W 77 00.42 Access: Easy. From Highway 60 at Eganville go south on Fourth Chute Road for about 9km. After you cross the bridge over the Bonnechere River you will find parking on the

Third Chute, Douglas Ontario

Third Chute, Douglas Ontario

Third Chute, Douglas Ontario Rating: 1.5/5 Bonnechere River, Dougas, Renfrew County GPS:  N 45 30.466 W 76 56.15 Access: Moderate, off Emelin Street in Douglas The Third Chute in Douglas is not the prettiest of sites, if you just want to view a great waterfall this is not the spot. If your into history and

Second Chute, Renfrew Ontario

Second Chute, Renfrew Ontario

Second Chute, Renfrew Ontario Rating: 2/5 Bonnechere River, Renfrew, Renfrew County GPS:  N 45 28.637 W 76 41.445 Access: Easy This waterfall right beside the Mcdougall Museum in Renfrew along the Bonnechere River is dry quite frequently. In the wet weather it is a nice Falls to explore, downstream you will find a large dam.

Bonnechere Falls, Renfrew Ontario

Bonnechere Falls, Renfrew Ontario

Bonnechere Falls, Renfrew Ontario Rating: 3.5/5 Bonnechere River, Renfrew, Renfrew County GPS:  N 45 29.933 W 76 33.65 Access: Moderate From Renfrew take Highway 60 East and turn right on the Trans Canada Highway ON/17. After 2.5 km turn left a County Road 6 (Lochwinnoch Road) and after another 2 kn, make a left at

Trees on Fire along Parrots Bay by the Edwin Baker sign, Bath Ontario

Trees on Fire along Parrots Bay by the Edwin Baker sign, Bath Ontario

Trees on Fire along Parrots Bay by the Edwin Baker sign, Bath Ontario 4888 ON-33 Bath, ON K0H 1G0 Location: Near 4989 Highway 33 (west of Amherstview near Parrott’s Bay) The fall colours were on fire! This is a beautiful little stop outside Parrot’s Bay Conservation near Bath Ontario. Enjoy a little Park, historical plaque

Splashing Winter Waves on Lake Ontario, Point Petre Ontario

Splashing Winter Waves on Lake Ontario, Point Petre Ontario

Splashing Winter Waves on Lake Ontario, Point Petre Ontario 68 Point Petre Rd, Cherry Valley, ON K0K 1P0, Canada Point Petre is a beautiful landscape in Prince Edward County off Lake Ontario. This area is remote and not used by many tourists, in the summer time hike in the forest or walk the shoreline for

Hatchery Falls, Utterson Ontario

Hatchery Falls, Utterson Ontario

Hatchery Falls, Muskoka County Ontario Rating: 3/5 Skelton River, Rousseau, Muskoka Country GPS:  N 45 13.367 W 79 30.967 Access: Moderate, 15 minute hike When in the parking area at the Fish Hatchery Park (on Fish Hatchery Road-OFF ON-141) find the trail to the West and head long the water. If you cross the Road

Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh, Bala Ontario

Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh, Bala Ontario

Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh, Bala Ontario Address: 1074 Cranberry Rd, Bala, ON P0C 1A0 http://cranberry.ca/ Cranberry Heaven!  Driving down Cranberry road in Bala was a special experience, we were anticipating seeing fields of Cranberries but were in for a delight with all of the other extra things to do at Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh. Take a wagon

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