Hap Wilson: Artist, Author, Photographer, Guide, Environmentalist, Cartographer and Eco Trail Builder
About Hap WilsonHap Wilson first constructed trails, bridges and boardwalks as a park ranger in Temagami from 1977 to 1984, which included Ontario’s first old-growth hiking trail on Temagami Island. Since then ....
Eco TrailbuildingEco-tourism is a fairly new concept that evolved along with the general environmental movement of the 1970's and 1980's. Eco-tourism practices a non-consumptive use of natural areas and implies a managed approach to nature-based activities.
BooksNever a man to back down from a challenge, and with a propensity for veracity, Wilson became a self taught artist and author, going on to publish 12 more books and guides ....
More about Hap's latest projects
Endorsed by the Ontario Trails Council as one of the few leading experts in the field of trail building and maintenance in the province, Hap Wilson and his team of Eco Trailbuilders prefer to use eco-friendly hand tools and machinery only where practical, with all methods based on sustainable techniques.
Path of the Paddle
As part of the Trans Canada Water Trail system, the Path of the Paddle project will provide an unique Canadian wilderness experience for every season within the Heart of this Great Continent. Hap is helping to map this iconic route.
Featured Book - Grey Owl and Me
Hap Wilson is back for another journey, this time on the lighter side of the adventure trail, where the bizarre melds with the sublime.
News and Updates
Find out what projects Hap is working on, recent events or appearances, as well as other current news.