Canada's industry-leading Eastern Ontario backcountry maps
Backroad Mapbooks is proud to chart the lands of eastern Ontario. Canada’s capital, Ottawa, sits in the easternmost end of the great province of Ontario. With the city of Kingston to the south, and the eastern ranges of mystical Algonquin Park in the west, the eastern region of Ontario covered by this Ontario backcountry map book boasts a range of activities both outdoor and urban.
In addition to the cultural attractions of Ottawa, eastern Ontario boasts a range of opportunities for play – indeed, the wilderness outside of cities like Ottawa and Kingston make this part of Ontario a hidden gem for outdoor recreation. From the rugged hills of the Canadian Shield to the depths of Algonquin Park, there’s no shortage of things to do in eastern Ontario.
Let your eastern Ontario backcountry map book guide the way as you explore city trails and green spaces within Ottawa, Kingston, Belleville and smaller towns, or hit the trails deep in the backcountry around Algonquin Park. We show you where to find canoe routes from the low-lying rivers of Ottawa Valley to the St Lawrence Lowlands, hiking trails throughout the Madawaska Highlands, and the extensive snowmobile trail network throughout eastern Ontario.
Whether touring the capital hot spots in Ottawa or becoming one with nature deep in the wild, with your backcountry map book in tow you will never be lost for things to do and how to get there. So what are you waiting for? Grab your map, get outside, and enjoy all that eastern Ontario has to offer.
EASTERN ONTARIO MAP BOOK FEATURES:
In your durable, heavy-duty, spiral-bound 21.5 cm x 28 cm (8.5" x 11") eastern Ontario map book you will find 47 detailed topographic maps spanning the region, complete with labeled recreation sites, amenities, highways, backcountry roads, trails and other points-of-interest. Not only are these Ontario maps user-friendly, but they boast a level of cartographic sophistication unparalleled even by government resources – making them the maps of choice for search-and-rescue.
In addition to our maps, we list eastern Ontario accommodations, services, tours, and amenities, including information on the top outfitters in Ottawa, Kingston, Belleville, Cornwall, and surrounding regions; where to find hunting guns for sale; and the best places to buy equipment for sportfishing in Ontario.
Our detailed adventure section is one of the features that makes your Backroad Mapbook so much more than a map of eastern Ontario. In addition to comprehensive listings with map coordinates, you’ll find a trip planning section for making notes on your desired adventures!
A handy index makes the Eastern Ontario Backroad Mapbook a leading Ontario map in terms of functionality as well as quality. You’ll find page numbers and map coordinates for each activity and location, plus important numbers, distance charts and an advertiser list for easy referencing.
Eastern Ontario boasts a fantastic network of road systems, including highways leading to Ottawa, secondary highways, and county roads with scenic views of the classically Canadian landscape. Our eastern Ontario backcountry map book details all the backcountry adventures of the region, plus man-made attractions like the heritage sites of Kingston, one of Canada’s oldest settlements and its former capital city.
In and around Algonquin Provincial Park, in the lands beyond cities like Ottawa and Kingston, and all along either side of the Frontenac Axis lies a broad range of geological landscapes hosting a variety of water bodies ripe for fishing. Our eastern Ontario backcountry map book lists an astonishing number of fishing lakes, rivers and streams near urban centres and all throughout the backcountry of eastern Ontario, showing you where to find pike, walleye, trout, bass and more!
No other Ontario backcountry maps get hunters informed and out there like these maps. Spanning the wilderness in the untapped spaces beyond Ottawa and Kingston, our maps detail eastern Ontario’s Wildlife Management Units (WMUs), showing hunters where to go for deer, moose, bear, rabbit, ducks, grouse, geese and more! Throughout eastern Ontario, both trophy and sustenance hunters will find a host of prime hunting opportunities.
Eastern Ontario contains some of Ontario’s most prime lake circuits for canoe and kayak trips plus whitewater routes. Your eastern Ontario backcountry map book lists the abundance of waterways from Algonquin Provincial Park to Killarney Provincial Park, those found outside of Ottawa and Kingston, and highlights including Frontenac Provincial Park and Charleston Lake Provincial Park. For anyone with a paddle, these Ontario maps lead the way.
Eastern Ontario boasts a diverse public park system, from provincial parks, to nature reserves to conservation areas. These maps list the abundance of parks dedicated to preserving eastern Ontario’s vast, pristine wilderness. In the backcountry stretching past Ottawa, Kingston and beyond, you will find enough parkland for all your outdoor adventures, from hiking to paddling, and more. Map highlights include Algonquin Park and Frontenac Provincial Park.
From urban park trails in city centres like Kingston and Ottawa, to the trail network in Algonquin Provincial Park drawing tourists every year for its breathtaking sights, the region of eastern Ontario contains a wealth of established trails. In addition to listing formal trails, the backcountry map book tells you where to find informal backroads great for bike and ATV exploration. Map highlights include portions of the Trans-Canada Trail and the St. Lawrence bikeway.
There are many wildlife creatures to be spotted in eastern Ontario, most notably in Algonquin Provincial Park. Our eastern Ontario backcountry map book highlights the best places to spot a variety of creatures, including moose, black bear and white-tailed deer. The Canadian Shield creates ideal wetland habitats for a number of waterfowl as well. We put all of eastern Ontario’s wildlife critters on the map!
From the scenic lowland areas of the Ottawa Valley to the picturesque Madawaska Highlands, there is a lifetime of winter routes to explore in eastern Ontario, whether snowmobiling, snowshoeing, skiing or winter camping. Our maps and listings break down the best of winter in eastern Ontario from the Alice Hill Ski Hill to the Voyageur Provincial Park Ski Trails.