Badlands of Ontario

“Badlands” is a geologic term for an area of soft rock devoid of vegetation and soil cover that has become molded into a rolling landscape of rounded hills and gullies.
Such areas are rare in Ontario and in Canada and this is one of the best examples. They exhibit the reddish hue of the Queenston Shale that forms them; the iron oxide in the shale produces this colour. The narrow greenish bands that can be seen throughout the shale are due to the change of red iron oxide to green iron oxide brought on by the circulating groundwater.

You may visit for short time to see the wonder of nature. Nothing much to do other than walking around and taking pictures. This is the perfect pitstop during your road trips around Ontario