"If you are a fan of the great outdoors and love to hike or would like to start hiking, Michael Haynes writes an invaluable trail guide. Go out and buy the book and then go explore. You will not be disappointed." — Edwards Book Blog
A fresh new edition of the bestselling guide, now with full-colour maps and images.
The National Capital Region and its environs offer an extraordinary variety of hiking. And there’s no better person to guide you than Michael Haynes. From the urban oasis of the Ottawa Greenbelt to the pastures and lakes of Eastern Ontario and the rugged hills and winding rivers of western Quebec, Michael Haynes offers hikers an authoritative guide to 50 of the best trails in the area: from short urban trails to full-day wilderness excursions and even a few mid-winter hikes. With each trail accompanied by a full-colour elevation map and beautifully composed photographs, this book is the perfect accompaniment for your next adventure in Ottawa, Gatineau Park, and beyond.
About the author
Michael Haynes is one of the leading authorities of the outdoors in Eastern Canada. He is the Director of TransActive Solutions, a company dedicated to improving the walkability and bikeability of Canadian communities. Previously, he was the National Active Transportation and TrailsCanada Coordinator of Go for Green and the Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Trails Federation. Recently, Michael has worked on project teams developing a Pedestrian and Cycling Plan for the Regional Municipality of York Ontario, the Regional Trail Plan for Chatham-Kent Ontario, the Active Transportation Plan for the Halifax Regional Municipality Nova Scotia, the Hub Trail System for Sault Ste. Marie Ontario, and a rural trail development manual for the province of Alberta. Michael has conducted workshops on Active Transportation more than 50 communities across Canada and regularly presents on trails across Canada and internationally. Michael is a member of the Province of Ontario's Trails Coordinating Committee and the Public Health Agency of Canada's Advisory Committee for Active Transportation. A frequent guest on CBC radio, he now lives In Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Other titles by Michael Haynes
Best of The Great Trail, Volume 2
British Columbia to Northern Ontario on the Trans Canada Trail
Best of The Great Trail, Volume 1
Newfoundland to Southern Ontario on the Trans Canada Trail
Trails of Prince Edward Island
Hiking Trails of Montréal and Beyond
Trails of Halifax Regional Municipality, 2nd Edition
Hiking Trails of Mainland Nova Scotia