Virginia Marshall

Virginia Marshall is a freelance outdoor adventure writer, photographer and editor with roots in Muskoka and Lake Superior. Read her work in Adventure Kayak, Canoeroots, Rapid, Paddling Magazine and Backroad Mapbooks.

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Learn or Improve Your Paddling Skills

Find the best canoe and kayak courses in Ontario.

Outdoor Playgrounds

Discover the best Ontario Provincial Parks.

Incredible Swimming in Ontario

12 best destinations to take a summer dip.

Obabika River Canoe Trips

Plan your own backcountry adventure in this waterway park.

Spectacular Rivers

11 easy day trips for canoes, kayaks and SUPs.

Love Wildlife?

Must see parks and attractions for animal-lovers.

It's Time for a Paddle

Canoe and kayak rentals that are perfect for your next paddling adventure.

Call Us Crazy

23 Adrenaline Rushes Found Only in Ontario

Sun and Sand

Soak it up at the best Lake Huron beaches

19 Winter Activities to Add to Your Bucket List

Must-do activities that are snow much fun.

Best Lazy Rivers in Ontario

Relax and let the current take you away.

Surf SUP!

Amazing places to ride the waves in Ontario.

Level Up Your Paddling

Get a backcountry boost with these outdoor skills-based courses and trips.

Go Winter Glamping

Get cozy at these 11 snowy Ontario getaways.

Plan Your Adventure

10 amazing sights you can only see in winter in Ontario.

Ontario’s Blue-Water Lakes

So blue you won’t believe your eyes.

Adventure Riding Near Mattawa

Guide to biking the Voyageur Multi-Use Trail System.

Winter Wonderland Fun

The best winter activities in Ontario.

Canoe & Kayak Sault Ste. Marie

7 incredible paddling destinations near the Soo.

Your Family’s Best Summer Ever

Explore dozens of family-friendly outdoor itineraries.