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Make sure you check the Ontario Parks Ski Report before heading out

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Backcountry Maps in the Online Store

Planning a Backcountry Camping Trip?

Our online store has a selection of backcountry/paddling route maps

Maps at the Online Store

How to be a winter wildlife detective

How to be a winter wildlife detectiveToday’s post comes from Natural Heritage Education Leader David Bree at Presqu’ile Provincial Park. With the onset of winter, we often think of nature going into a slumber, but while she slows down there is still lots going on outside. In fact, winter provides a better opportunity to learn what the animals of our fields and … Continue reading How to be a winter wildlife detective

Snow sleuths

Snow sleuths winter trackingOur naturalists don’t hibernate for the winter, and they’ve spotted some pretty neat creature tracks in the snow. When you’re doing your own snow sleuthing, try these winter tracking tips. We’ll be sharing snapshots of the hoof-, paw- and claw-prints we spot this winter, and inviting you to test your own wildlife identification skills! So tell … Continue reading Snow sleuths

Healthy resolutions for 2016

Healthy resolutionsThe research is clear: spending time in nature improves our physical, mental and social well-being. Yes. Even when it’s cold outside. Ready for a healthier 2016? We chatted with parks planner Will Kershaw to find out how he stays fit and healthy during the winter months. These are his top tips: Find your dream space ‚ÄúThere are … Continue reading Healthy resolutions for 2016