Landscapes of the Killarney Area

Landscapes of the Killarney Area: Scenery from Local Hiking Trails

If you’ve been following JourNiackery for a while, then you know how much I love the Killarney area. Just maybe, it’s even possible that you started following JourNiackery because of my Killarney articles! And perhaps there are a few of my photos that have stayed with you along the way. Well, now for a limited time only, I’m […]

2 Loops on the Georgian Bay Coast Trail at Point Grondine

Scenery reminiscent of the Georgian Bay coastline at Point Grondine Park.

Always looking for new trails to hike in the Killarney area, we were thrilled to make our way to Point Grondine Park to spend a day on the Georgian Bay Coast Trail system. About halfway down the highway to Killarney, two stacked loops provide a few more day hiking and backpacking options to the beautiful Georgian Bay area. […]

Day Hike to The Crack & Beyond for Killer Views of Killarney Park

An amazing view from The Crack in Killarney :)

For a guaranteed fantastic day hike not too far away from home, we love heading out to The Crack in Killarney Provincial Park. Since it’s on the La Cloche Silhouette Trail, we go as far as we can until we have to turn back, so it’s never the same hike twice. And as one of Ontario’s high points […]

Season’s End Plant Life on Georgian Bay: Mushrooms, Berries, and Flowers [Photo Album]

Plant life around Killarney's lighthouse includes this cute little yellow mushroom.

On Labour Day, we made our way to Killarney for a day hike around the lighthouse area. Even though the season is already turning cold, this fact reinforced on that day due to light rain and heavy fog, there was still plenty of pretty plant life to observe and photograph. Some flowers are still blooming, some berry trees […]

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Hiking Around Killarney’s Lighthouse

View of Killarney's lighthouse from a rocky beach on our return journey.

We’re always in a good mood when we head out to Killarney, and even though it was drizzling rain and really foggy the last time we went, we were still upbeat. We weren’t sure exactly what we’d be doing that day, but we knew we’d be spending at least some time hiking around Killarney’s lighthouse. We thought we […]

Silver Peak Day Hike Route Suggestions

View across Silver Peak.

Planning a Silver Peak day hike is a fun way to spend some time in Killarney Provincial Park, without a doubt. What’s great about it is that there are tons of ways to do it. You can do your Silver Peak day hike on a day trip if that’s all the time you’ve got or the inclination for. […]

Loons and Other Wildlife Sightings in Killarney [Photo Album]

The last of the loons we saw that weekend...

During our recent canoe camping in Killarney expedition, we were lucky enough to spot several types of wildlife. Especially, we saw plenty of loons over the weekend. Fortunately, we got the opportunity to get real close and take some pretty nice pictures of them. Though it wasn’t the first loon we saw that weekend, the first loon we […]

Canoe Camping in Killarney

View from our campsite while canoe camping in Killarney.

-Bill Mason (Canoe Quotes) To launch this year’s camping season, we decided to tackle our longest paddle trip yet. Canoe camping in Killarney Provincial Park can be a challenge, we’ve heard, but we wanted to paddle in, do some day hiking, and then paddle out again — nothing too tough for our first big weekend of the year. […]

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