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Inglis Falls near Owen Sound
Conservation Areas

Whenever I visit Inglis Falls near Owen Sound, I appreciate the beauty of the cedars and limestone. It is one of the most beautiful and interesting waterfalls in Ontario. Visiting Inglis Falls at any time of the year is always an awesome experience.  The waterfall is located south-west of the City of Owen Sound, where the Sydenham River meets the edge of the Niagara Escarpment. The Conservation Area and trails are well marked and the view through the canyon towards Owen Sound is fantastic. Margaret and I explored the trail down towards the bottom of the falls.  The Bruce Trail passes through the area heading north to Tobermory. There are many spots to stop for photographs.   History surrounding Inglis Falls The waterfall was named after a Scottish immigrant, Peter Inglis. He settled in the area around 1845. In 1862, Inglis replaced an old gristmill with a four-storey mill that produced

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Port Severn Cottage Weekend

Getting away from the city during a spring or summer weekend can change your whole perspective. A chance to recharge your batteries and spend some time outside instead of sitting in front of a computer in the office. This particular weekend was spent at a cottage just east of Port Severn Ontario. Port Severn is the gateway to Georgian Bay. The locks at Port Severn are the very end of the Trent Severn Waterway. This water route begins at the Bay of Quinte and finishes at Georgian Bay with a total distance of 386 kilometers through locks, lakes and channels. Attached are some of my images that I think capture the some of the Severn region well. I hope you enjoy them.                 Check out some of the links below for more information about this area of Ontario: 400 Eleven – Travel Information

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