Southern Ontario - Premier Edition
The southern reaches of Ontario contain the vibrant, cosmopolitan heart of Canada, boasting major cities like Hamilton, London and Toronto, the sights of Niagara Falls, and natural attractions like Wasaga Beach, the world’s largest freshwater beach. Our Southern Ontario backcountry map book guides your way through the region that is home to Ontario’s largest established trail network, hundreds of public parks and conservation areas, the popular Bruce Peninsula, and some of Ontario’s most accessible river paddling routes. All of this is just a stone’s throw from Canada’s most populous region. Let your Southern Ontario backcountry map book show you where to hike, camp, fish, paddle, ski, snowshoe and more, for outdoor adventures that you won’t forget.
The printed version of the mapbook comes in the convenient 21.5 x 28 cm (8.5 x 11 inch) mapbook format with a heavy-duty spiral-bound cover. The 192 page book includes 64 maps at 1:150,000 scale, along with 10 Outdoor Adventure sections, a Service Provider Directory, Map and Adventure Index, Trip Planning tools and more. With over 125,000 kilometres of roads to view including the most complete logging and industrial road coverage available, the books are ideal for navigating on road trips and planning from home.
- Map Key & Legend
- Topographic Maps
- 64 @ 1:150,000 Scale Maps
- Detailed Adventure Section
- Backroad Attractions
- Fishing Locations
- Hunting Areas
- Paddling Routes
- Parks & Campsites
- Trail Systems
- ATV Routes
- Snowmobile Areas
- Wildlife Viewing
- Winter Recreation
- Backcountry Hut & Cabin
- Service Directory
- Sales & Services
- Tours & Guides
- Adventure Index
- Map Index
- Trip Planning Tools
In your durable, heavy-duty, spiral-bound 21.5 cm x 28 cm (8.5" x 11") southern Ontario map book you will find 65 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.Service Directory
In addition to our maps, we list southern Ontario accommodations, services, tours, and amenities, including information on the top outfitters in Toronto, London, Hamilton and surrounding regions; where to find hunting guns for sale; and the best places to buy equipment for sportfishing in Ontario.Adventures
Our detailed adventure section is one of the features that makes your Backroad Mapbook so much more than a map of southern Ontario. In addition to comprehensive listings with map coordinates, you’ll find a trip planning section for making notes on your desired adventures!Index
A handy index makes the Southern 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.
Your southern Ontario backcountry map book details the best of backcountry and man-made attractions in and around Toronto, London, and beyond. With miles of old logging roads dating back to Canada’s earliest settlements, you can explore for days. Our map book highlights stops along the way, like the world-renowned sights of Niagara Falls and Wasaga Beach, plus tourist attractions like the African Lion Safari and London’s magical Storybook Gardens.Conservation Adventures
The region of southern Ontario is blessed with one of Canada’s most expansive conservation area systems, designed to protect the natural habitats couched in the populous areas of Toronto, London, Hamilton, and other cities. Our backcountry map book lists the dozens of beautiful conservation areas in southern Ontario, with amenities and recreation activities marked to show you where to go, how to get there, and fun things to do.Fishing Adventures
Southern Ontario is river country, with a maze of creeks and rivers winding towards the Great Lakes. Your southern Ontario backcountry map book lists the dozens upon dozens of fishing lakes, streams and rivers in the backcountry of southern Ontario. From water bodies near Toronto, to streams found in the north outside of Barrie, we map the best places to fish for trout, salmon, and more.Hunting Adventures
No other Ontario backcountry maps get hunters informed and out there like our highly detailed map book. Spanning the wilderness in the untapped spaces beyond Toronto, Waterloo, Guelph and Oakville, our maps detail southern Ontario’s Wildlife Management Units (WMUs), showing hunters where to go for white-tailed deer, European hare, cottontail rabbit, coyote, fox, squirrel, upland game birds, and more! Throughout southern Ontario, both trophy and sustenance hunters will find a host of prime hunting opportunities.Paddling Adventures
Those seeking outdoor excursions in the backcountry of southern Ontario might consider grabbing a paddle. This backcountry map book lists all the waterway hot spots prime for canoe, kayak and raft trips. With many rivers snaking through this part of Ontario, there is a host of opportunities – and we put them all on the map. From Saugeen River to the Great Lakes to Bruce Peninsula, there is no shortage of adventure in southern Ontario!Park Adventures
Southern Ontario boasts an elaborate portion of Canada’s National Park System and Provincial Park System, designed to preserve the precious habitats abundant in areas outside of major cities like Toronto. The most popular by far is Bruce Peninsula National Park, which makes for a scenic camping experience. From Ancor Park to Wheatley Park, your southern Ontario map book lists it all, with labeled amenities and outdoor recreation opportunities.Trail Adventures
This southern Ontario backcountry map book is a must-have for hikers, bikers, horseback riders and outdoor lovers exploring this part of Ontario, where the province’s largest number of trails fill the wilderness throughout the region. With the world-famous Bruce Trail, an 885 km (550 mi) trail that takes at least 30 days to complete, plus hundreds of other trails, from city trails in the Greater Toronto Area to abandoned rail lines in the backcountry, southern Ontario is your wilderness playground.ATV Adventures
ATV riding in southern Ontario is becoming more prevalent as a number of ATV clubs crop up. Our southern Ontario backcountry map book leads the way, showing you all the ATV hot spots in the Metro Toronto Area and beyond, including great riding trails in the Bruce Peninsula and Georgian Bay region, and the Great Lakes region. For the best of ATV riding, we put it on the map!Snowmobile Adventures
Thanks to the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC), Ontario boasts the most impressive snowmobile trail system not only in Canada but worldwide. While there are fewer backcountry routes in southern Ontario, you will still find snowmobile hot spots in farmer’s fields and dense bush, and across frozen lakes, including the Great Lakes. From the Greater Toronto Area and beyond, your southern Ontario backcountry map book gets you out on that snowmobile.Wildlife Adventures
Even in the face of major city centres like Toronto and London, southern Ontario hosts a rich animal kingdom, most notably the thousands upon thousands of migrating birds that appear along the shorelines of the Great Lakes each spring and fall. With opportunities to spot hawks, a large variety of waterfowl, and Ontario white-tailed deer, the southern region of the province draws wildlife enthusiasts year-round. Let our backcountry map book show you where to go to spot the best of Ontario’s wildlife.Winter Adventures
Southern Ontario offers excellent opportunities to satisfy your winter cravings. The area in and around the Bruce Peninsula, and the upper Lake Huron shoreline in particular, receive enough snowfall for prime skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. And from established Nordic centres to rustic conservation areas, there are plenty of places to cross-country ski. From the Greater Toronto Area and beyond, our southern Ontario backcountry map book shows you how to do winter.
For a digital version of the mapbook, select the PDF Book from the Media Type drop-down menu. The PDF version can be viewed on your computer, smartphone or tablet using any pdf reader including Adobe, iBooks or Google Play Books. Viewing the mapbook as a PDF book has the added bonus of a scrollable index to quickly find a region on the maps or jump to a specific Adventure.
- Easy to Read: zoom into the maps or text for easy route planning
- Lightweight: transport several mapbooks at once using your phone, tablet, or computer
- Easy to Navigate: use the index or search function for easy navigation between pages and maps
- Eco-Friendly: zero paper waste!
IMPORTANT: Please note that these PDF books are not printable or geo-referenced.
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