You’ve arrived at Wild Great Lakes, my website devoted to issues and events surrounding the wilderness experience of North America’s freshwater seas. My focus is on the Canadian waters, with special attention to Georgian Bay, where I cruise. Whether you’re a recreational boater, kayaker, canoeist, hiker, camper, or cottager, I hope there’s something here that interests and engages you. You can also follow Wild Great Lakes on Twitter at @lakeswild. For my professional activities, visit douglashunter.ca

Douglas Hunter


Turtle Bayin’

The Turtle Bay Area at the north end of Beausoleil Island (north of the Brébeuf Island light, south of Lost Bay) is a great place for a day visit and poking around in the dinghy. It’s only about 30 minutes from our marina dock and has some of the most interesting geological features on the …