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2016-2017 Winter Day Use Permit

Winter Permit Now available online
Backcountry Maps in the Online Store

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Maps at the Online Store

10 hot chocolate hacks

Hot chocolateIn today’s post, Chef Deb Rankine, a.k.a. The Fridge Whisperer, shares her favourite hot chocolate recipe along with 10 BEST ways to kick it up a notch! What’s more welcoming than a hot mug of cocoa after a day’s hiking or an autumnal nature walk through the forest? In addition to our recipe for a … Continue reading 10 hot chocolate hacks

November is the best time to see cool geological formations

Mono Cliffs Provincial ParkThe leaves are falling, and what was once hidden is now majestically on display. Don’t count out the month of November as a blasé time to be outdoors; try exploring areas such as the Niagara Escarpment for something to behold. Here in Ontario, the Niagara Escarpment runs from Niagara Falls along Lake Ontario through the Niagara Peninsula, then … Continue reading November is the best time to see cool geological formations

December vacancy highlights (roofed accommodation)

family at yurtEver celebrated the holidays surrounded by nature? Stay warm and cozy at Ontario Parks this December in one of our roofed accommodations! We’ve got lots of cabins, cottages and yurts available all month, including several weekend openings! Accommodations featured below were available as of noon, November 16, 2016. Algonquin Provincial Park (Mew Lake) — yurts … Continue reading December vacancy highlights (roofed accommodation)