Guide to nature and landscape photography locations in Ontario


Jackson-Gunn Old Growth Forest

Ontario's cathedral of ancient sugar maple & beech trees


Photographic Potential:  ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

Natural History Diversity: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

Photo Features:

Geo: nothing remarkable geologically-speaking

Bio:     A maple-beech forest undisturbed and intact for over 600 years with trees over a metre in diameter and an open understory for the first 10 to 15 metres.

Water: None  


Facilities: Roadside parking only

Access: Narrow winding trail overgrown in late July through August

Winter Access: Easily accessible at all times of year

Notes: This is a small (9ha) property but is highly significant.

Hazards & Precautions: Some poison ivy; (remedied with all the surrounding jewelweed)

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