A Dozen Ways to Fill Your Days

Exploring Samuel De Champlain Provincial Park

Enjoy morning coffee along the banks of the Amable du Fond River.

Take a paddle while the cool morning mist still hovers over Moore Lake.

Glide over the mirror of Moore Lake on a stand-up paddleboard.

Paddle through the meandering wetlands of the Amable du Fond River.

Cast your reflection over still waters at Moore Lake.

Take a hike along the 8.5 km Nature Loop around Long Lake.

Have a pine-scented picnic at the Bagwa day-use area.

Kayak clear waters beneath the steep cliffs of Long Lake.

Find a peaceful riverside spot for yoga at the Babawasse Campground.

Stretch out between the trees at the Bagwa day use area.

Bid the day goodbye from the beach at Moore Lake.

Welcome the night with dessert around the campfire.

Photography by JamesSmedleyOutdoors, courtesy of Ontario Parks.

About James Smedley

Professional photographer and writer James Smedley’s contributions—more than 400 pieces and close to 1,000 images—to U.S. and Canadian books, magazines, and newspapers have earned him over 40 national and international awards. In addition to teaching photography workshops, James is the travel editor at Ontario OUT of DOORS magazine. James has fly-fished for brook trout and arctic grayling in far northern rivers and continues to cast for trout, bass, and steelhead near his home in the northern Ontario town of Wawa where he lives with his wife Francine and daughters Islay and Lillian.


Visit James at www.jamessmedleyoutdoors.com

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