When we checked in with Parks Ontario at Canoe Lake, we were given our little yellow garbage bag, and warned about bears. The bears, it appeared, were bad this year.
'Hang up your food,' they warned. We had rope and a food barrel, and we were prepared to hang our food. Each site we camped at, we made sure we found a good, tall tree with a nice, strong branch so we could hang our food. Whenever we met up with Park Rangers, they asked if we'd seen any bears...or told us of bear activity in the area.
As we paddled, we kept our eyes peeled (ouch! that always sounds so painful!) for wildlife...bears, seen from the safety of a canoe, would have been cool. A moose, or even...Read More