A Walk in the Woods: 20 Stunning Nature Photos from Across Canada
Let’s face it: what’s better than taking a walk through the woods with your camera in hand? From majestic trees to freckled fawns, these shots—captured by Our Canada readers—are some of our favourites.
The sun shines through
Photographer Paula Brown writes: “This is truly my reflecting spot as the sun sets on the wooded path behind our house!”
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Photographer Robbie Gorr captured these red pine woods in Petawawa, Ont.
Caught by surprise
Photographer Kayla Cuddy found these adorable fawns in Bon Echo Provincial Park, Ont.
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Leaves of gold
Brenda Newman snapped this gorgeous pic while walking through McLean’s Park on Manitoulin Island, Ont.
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Ready for my close-up
A fawn in the late fall in Rattray Marsh Conservation Area, Mississauga, Ont., as captured by Karen Allin.
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Photographer Deb Sandau took a walk in the woods and found this creek in Fairmont, B.C.
The ruggedness and majesty of old growth cedars, as captured by Alexandra Fontaine.
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Light the way
The sun shines through the trees of Beckett Woods in Sherbrooke, Que., as captured by Russ Hayes.
North Bay, Ont., resident Noella Shank takes a break to admire her beautiful surroundings. Thanks for sharing, Noella!
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A scenic view
Maryalice Wood happened upon the mesmerizing Buntzen Lake while on a walk near Port Moody, B.C.
Mountains beyond mountains
Photographer Lynn Mabley writes: “I love going for a walk on the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.” Judging by this shot, we certainly know why!
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Photographer Bruce Wallace found the beauty in this fungus growth on a downed tree in Fish Creek Park, Calgary.
A splash of colour
In two words: quintessentially Canadian. Thanks to Ann Lane for sharing!
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A bright blue autumn sky is the perfect backdrop for these brilliant trees. Thanks to photographer Marnie Bonnett for sharing!
Photographer Brenda Snape captured this evocative scene on the York Regional Forests Trails Hall Tract in Newmarket, Ont. It just screams fall, doesn’t it?
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Edith Beerda was walking in the Driftwood Canyon near Smithers, B.C., when she happened upon this lovely wild mushroom known as Fly agaric. “It was tucked away next to the log just a bit off of the path we were walking alongside,” she writes. “What a delight to behold on an otherwise dreary day!”
“My sweet little grandson Shea and our dog Tucker take a walk in the woods to go visit a historical spot called Margaret’s Cave,” writes photographer Tammy Green of Harrington Harbour, Que. “He was so excited to visit and, of course, Tucker stayed close to him!”
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Strike a pose
Mike Lane posed with this majestic tree at the Schooner Cove Trail in Tofino, B.C.
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