Tag Archives: Presqu’ile Provincial Park

Presqu’ile light

Presqu’ile light is a pretty place to visit but I’m really tired of the $15 day use fee that is collected by Ontario Provincial Parks. My answer is to head in the back way where it is free, which is … Continue reading

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A winter day at Presqu’ile

A cold winter day on Lake Ontario – snow and ice and clouds and I have it all to myself. Perfect.   This is one of those places that is truly worth visiting all year round as it looks and … Continue reading

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A winter walk

A few highlights from a winter walk at Presqui’le, including the observation tower that provides bird watchers a superb view of the marshes. The saddle trees have been worn smooth by people stopping to sit on them. And my favourite, … Continue reading

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Presqu’ile Marsh Boardwalk

  A walk on the boardwalk on a cold day in February – it’s bleak yet pretty, but it can become rather desolate in a matter of moments when the clouds obscure the sun. more images in a Facebook album… … Continue reading

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A perfect day

Clouds, snow, trees, picnic tables and water – a marvellous combination, especially on days where most, if not all people stay indoors. Images by Katherine © 2013 CKB

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Gull Island

Normally inaccessible by foot, the lower levels of Lake Ontario and cold temperatures form an ice bridge that can be used to access Gull Island. The island is an important colonial nesting ground for migratory birds – access or even … Continue reading

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Walking on thin ice

The ice was actually quite thick when I walked over the ice bridge to Gull Island but it was rather creepy seeing the rocks and sand and shells below me, and having open water on either side – about 50 … Continue reading

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A rather frozen frog

I saw something that looked like an interesting stick so I decided to take a closer look – I’m like that, always poking at stuff that looks interesting. In this case, I was trudging around Gull Island on a rather … Continue reading

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Ice at the Point

it was a sunny winter day with a temperature of 4° C so I decided to head out and spend some time soaking up the fresh air and basking in some wonderful bright light. I was a bit undecided as … Continue reading

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Zebra Mussels

Zebra mussels are nasty things – not even the snow can stop them. Images by Katherine © 2013 CKB

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