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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Wild Goose Woods Boardwalk

This is the best time of year for my favorite area of the Guelph Arboretum: the Wild Goose Woods boardwalk. During the late spring the boardwalk trail is still flooded with water, but the surrounding Freeman's maples have regrown their leaves, creating a green cast on the water's reflection.

This particular day the boardwalk seemed almost ethereal. It had been raining on and off for the past few days, and the birds were spirited during the break from the rain. The rain clouds in the area kept the forest shadowed, but the light, dry wood of the boardwalk created a wonderful contrast in photographs.

I even went so far as to take a video so I could capture the audio of all the excited birds hidden in the canopy of the old-growth forest.


  1. They should put a nice paved HWY through there...Lol

    1. Lol Clark! Next time you're driving through to Waterloo you should check out the Guelph arboretum. It'll change your opinion entirely :P

  2. Absolutely beautiful! Loved the video, it made me feel like I was there!

  3. Did I tell you - my family is going to Guelph in a couple weeks! I can't wait!


  4. wow, what a fantastic place. I wish I could visit this.