Waterfalls of Ontario: Revised and Expanded Featuring Over 125 Waterfalls

Category: Book
Photographs By: Fischer, George
By (author): Harris, Mark
Subject:  NATURE / General
  PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Plants & Animals
  TRAVEL / Canada / Ontario (ON)
  TRAVEL / General
Publisher: Firefly Books
Published: April 2018
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 9.50in x 7.50in x 0.68in
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*

Praise for previous editions:

"A very practical guidebook to exploring 80 different provincial waterfalls... A coffee table book on one hand, a guidebook on the other... nicely balanced, organized and provocative."
--Toronto Star

"It's rare to have a book that's so user friendly, packed with information yet beautiful enough to hold its own on the coffee table with any photography tome. A must-read for anyone touring the countryside."
--Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Waterfalls of Ontario is the definitive guide to enjoying and exploring the province's most beautiful falls. Packed with full-page color photographs, this third edition adds a new section covering the area north of Lake Superior to Thunder Bay. Additional waterfall visits have also been added for other areas of the province, giving the reader 27 more new places to discover. Adventure awaits at new hotspots like Kakabeka Falls, Mink Creek Falls, Kap Kig Iwan Falls and Pigeon River High Falls.

The book also covers waterfalls in these regions:

  • Algoma
  • Cottage Country
  • Eastern Ontario
  • Golden Horseshoe
  • Hamilton
  • Lake Huron
  • Northeastern Ontario.

Each waterfall is featured with a full-color photograph and text describing the characteristics, history and geography. Accurate driving directions and GPS coordinates leave the reader with easy ways to visit each waterfall for themselves. Sidebars feature handy at-a-glance information, such as the nearest settlement, walk time, trail conditions and the size of the fall. Even more waterfalls can be discovered in the "Other Waterfalls" sections, as well as in an updated provincial inventory.

Packed with gorgeous photographs and updated information, Waterfalls of Ontario continues to be both an attractive reference book and an outstanding regional travel guide for weekend explorers, outdoor enthusiasts and armchair travelers.

Review Quote*[Review of previous edition:] Not just another pretty picture book ... an indispensable companion for many Ontario nature photographers who are hooked on shooting falls.... Waterfalls of Ontario captures the allure, enchantment and fascination of falling water in a handsome pictorial and travel guide.
Review Quote*[Review of previous edition:] Transports a reader to heavenly places.
Review Quote*[Review of previous edition:] Tracking Ontario's waterfalls could be a vacation in itself. In fact, it would take several dozen road trips at least to visit each and every one of them. Few nature-lovers are as fortunate as travel aficionado and water resources expert Mark Harris and photographer George Fischer. In Waterfalls of Ontario they have co-produced a book that is inspiring as well as practical. They've included tips on accessibility, quality of hiking trails, activity in the area surrounding each waterfall (whether it's busy with visitors or more conducive to quiet reflection). It's even more inspiring when you read in the introduction that Harris was moved to "produce something beautiful" in the aftermath of September 11, 2001. And that's just what he did.
Review Quote*[Review of previous edition:] Waterfalls of Ontario, by Mark Harris and George Fischer, is an engaging in-depth photographic investigation into a distinctive part of our landscape. Straddling the boundaries between a colourful coffee table book and a readable scientific guide, [it] makes for a very engaging experience. It includes over 100 sites covering eight distinct regions, each printed with lovely colour photographs by Fischer, a professional photographer, and informed descriptions by Harris, a geographer. The book also includes complete driving instructions, map co-ordinates, information on nearby towns, walking time and trail conditions. It proves to be a complete and unique source for waterfall seekers.... It is clear that both Harris and Fischer hold these sites in great esteem and mean to communicate this enthusiasm to the reader. Their passion for Ontario's waterfalls certainly comes through in this stunning and fascinating book.
Review Quote*[Review of previous edition:] Stunning photographs... This book is a good reference before travelling in Ontario.
Review Quote*[Review of previous edition:] It's rare to have a book that's so user friendly, packed with information yet beautiful enough to hold its own on the coffee table with any photography tome. A must-read for anyone touring the countryside.
Review Quote*[Review of previous edition:] A splendidly illustrated overview of the impressive cascades across the province... breathtaking.
Review Quote*[Review of previous edition:] Fischer has done a remarkable job of capturing the variety of these falls... [Harris] is refreshingly honest. Even though he loves his subject, he recognizes that not every waterfall is breathtaking.
Review Quote*[Review of previous edition:] Full-page photographs provide the spiritual side to what is otherwise a very practical guidebook to exploring 80 different provincial waterfalls... A coffee table book on one hand, a guidebook on the other... nicely balanced, organized and provocative.