Welcome to the land of Shimmering Waters, where over 250,000 lakes sprinkle ever-changing landscapes, and seemingly endless rivers and streams wind their way past scenic trails, mysterious caves, ancient forests and enchanting parklands. From the northern shores of Lake Eerie to the far reaches of Hudson Bay, Ontario’s adventure filled backcountry will content the most demanding outdoor enthusiast.

Cast a line and savour some of the finest fishing experiences in Canada, setting out for non-stop action in sought-after trophy waters. Grab a paddle and navigate the longest network of canoe and kayak routes in the world, as you set out for a tranquil evening paddle on the lake or welcome the rush of adrenalin on an exhilarating white-water rafting route. Satisfy your need for speed as you ATV through rugged summer terrains and sled amidst spellbinding winter surroundings.

Unleash the explorer within as you hike and bike off the beaten path. Discover hidden gems along the way as you walk under 30 foot high waterfalls or stand on the brink of Niagara Falls — one of the world’s most renowned natural wonders. No matter what the adventure or the destination, let the BRMB Navigator guide you as you discover Ontario’s wondrous backcountry playground.

Extended Information

Featuring 1:10,000 & 1:20,000 scale Trim data, we offer the most complete forestry, industry and logging road coverage available for ON. In fact, we provide over 277,000+ kilometres of routable roads including highways, city roads, rural roads, and 2 levels of logging roads (industrial and resource roads) along with over 273,000+ kilometres of non-routable roads including old logging roads, unclassified roads, alleyways, private roads and more. This is all overlaid on an enhanced contour and elevation information including summits, peaks and geographic points not illustrated on most other maps.

Key Features:

  • Scale – 10,000 & 20,000 base scale topographic maps
  • Shaded Relief – Detailed topography highlighting the area’s terrain
  • 3D View – 3D perspective highlighting mountain ranges and river valleys
  • Routable Roads – Enhanced routing allows you to navigate from the city into the backcountry
  • Search – Tens of thousands of searchable cities, geographic land, water features, Activity POIs
  • Continuity – Seamless and continuous topographic maps
  • Co-operation – Updated regularly and developed in cooperation with local agencies (government, Parks, Forestry, Tourism Organizations, Local Municipalities, Non-profit Outdoor Groups & Clubs, Customers & More)

Fast Facts

Rich in culture and history, this province is home to majestic waterfalls, scenic hiking paths, and over 400,000 lakes and rivers. This vast and diverse wilderness playground is your gateway to endless adventures and everlasting memories. From world-renowned natural wonders to thousands of hidden gems, Ontario is yours to discover.

Visit ontariotravel.net for more information on this amazing province.

  • Capital City: Toronto
  • Population: 13.5 Million
  • History: Entered Canadian Confederation in 1867
  • Total Area: 1,076,395 km² /415,598 mi²
  • Highest Point: Ishpatina Ridge – 693 m /274 ft.
  • Lowest Point: Hudson Bay – Sea Level
  • Largest Lake: Lake Superior – 82,000 km² /31,700 mi²
  • Provincial Flower: White Trillium
  • Provincial Tree: Eastern White Pine
  • Provincial Bird: Common Loon
  • Provincial Gemstone: Amethyst
  • Motto: “Loyal She Began and Loyal She Remains”

With the BRMB Navigator Base Map at your fingertips, you are simply one tap away from uncovering a world of new outdoors and backcountry adventures. Powered by logging, industry and bush road networks along with enhanced geographic and topographic data, exclusive to BRMB, your Navigator Base Map will be the most comprehensive and detailed map source available for navigating the outdoors with utmost confidence.

What Sets Us Apart From the Rest

Extensive Backcountry Road Network

[Forest service/bush roads, main industry, active industry (2wd), other industry (2wd /4wd), unclassified (4wd), & deactivated roads]

Logging, industry and bush road systems have been some of the main highlighted features of our maps for over 20 years. We continuously enhance our industry leading network of backcountry roads, through road reclassification (distinguishing main roads from 4wd roads and deactivated roads) as well as providing our users with road names very few other maps illustrate.

Geographical Land Features

[Terrain contours, cliffs, mountain ranges, mountain peaks, valleys, islands]

Whether used as reference points or exploration destinations, our Base Map provides you with all the geographical features you need to get outdoors and play. These key features have been the backbone of our maps since their inception and we are thrilled to share them with yo through our BRMB Navigator Base Map.

Recreation Areas

[National, provincial, regional, & municipal parks, conservancy’s, ecological reserves, & protected areas]

Whether you’re searching for tranquility or an action-packed getaway, the BRMB Navigator Base Map combines numerous datasets to showcase all of your favourite parks along with recreation areas very few have even heard of.

Water Features

[Lakes, rivers, coastline, streams, creeks, dams, reservoirs, wetlands, marsh’s, bogs, rapids, glaciers]

Whether you like to fish, paddle or just enjoy the scenery while cruising on a boat, BRMB maps are known for featuring more lakes, streams and other water features than other maps. Through our extensive research and knowledge of the backcountry, you will have access to countless water adventures with our Base Map.


[Railways, cutlines, pipelines, ferry routes, transmission lines, gates, & Trans Canada Trail]

While these utility corridors are often taken for granted on most maps, to the keen backcountry enthusiast they are the pathway to limitless adventures and discoveries. Whether used as reference points or as a means to get to an adventure hot spot, our Base Map will have you covered.

Shaded Relief

[3-D terrain shading, contours &elevations]

From spectacular mountains to narrow river valleys, British Columbia offers some of the most dramatic scenery in the World. Included with our Base Map are 3-D terrain shadings, detailed topography highlighting the areas’ terrain, using industry leading contour lines and relief shading which allow you to read the lay of the land effortlessly.

Boundaries/Area Indicators

[Protected & restricted Areas, First Nations land, tree farm licenses, mining areas, conservancies, ecological reserves]

Perhaps as an avid backcountry explorer, you have pushed the boundaries when it comes to discovering new adventures. Now with these essential features at your fingertips, you know where to play and which areas you should avoid.

The Ontario Adventure Layers Offer You:

Ontario Adventure POI Highlights

  • 1,700+ Backroad Attractions
  • 3,800+ Fishing Lakes, Streams and Ocean Fishing Hot Spots
  • 1,800+ Boat Launches and Marinas
  • 150+ Hunting and Wildlife Management Unit areas
  • 350+ Paddling Points & 12,000+ km of Paddling Routes
  • 9,000+ Parks, Campsites & Wildlife Viewing Hot Spots
  • 15,500 + km of Trails & close to 2,200 Multi-use Trailheads
  • 3,500+ km of ATV Trails
  • 34,000+ km of Snowmobile Trails
  • 200 + Winter Recreation Areas
  • Close to 700 Golf Clubs
  • 6,600+ City, Town and Community Locations
  • 270,000+ Searchable Land and Water Geographic Features

Ontario Adventures POI Features

  • Fishing & Hunting Regulations
  • Fish Species & Stocking Info
  • Game Species & Seasonal Info
  • Tips & Techniques
  • Poi Descriptions
  • Access & Directions
  • Facilities & Amenities
  • Recreational Activities & Tips
  • Trail Length, Elevation Gain & Difficulty
  • Trail & Nearby Activities
  • Snowshoeing, Downhill & Cross-Country Skiing Areas
  • Urban & Backcountry Attractions
  • Viewpoints & Wildlife Viewing Areas
  • Park & Backcountry Campsites
  • Picnic & Recreational Areas
  • National, Provincial & Urban Parks
  • Lake & River Paddling
  • Waterfalls, Lookout Points, Landmark Sculptures
  • Historic Sites & Museums

Ontario Searchable Categories

  • Attractions
  • ATV
  • Backcountry Camps
  • Boat Launches
  • Cabins
  • Campsites
  • Cities
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Huts
  • Land Features
  • Marina
  • Paddling – Routes
  • Parks – National
  • Parks – Provincial
  • Parks – Urban
  • Picnic
  • Public Services
  • Recreation Sites
  • Resorts
  • Restaurants
  • Retailers
  • Snowmobile Routes
  • Trails
  • Transportation
  • Visitor Centers
  • Water Features
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Winter Recreation
  • Wildlife Management units

If you would like to become an official sponsor and partner with us and our app, please contact Chris Taylor at ctaylor@backroadmapbooks.com for more information.

Ontario Adventures



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