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Celebrating 125 years!

Come celebrate with us in 2018.

  • View "then and now" images to see how parks have changed.
  • Have a look back through the history of Ontario Parks with our interactive map and timeline.
  • Check events that are happening in parks this year to plan your visit!

Ontario Parks 125th

Photo above: Algonquin Provincial Park - Cache Lake circa 1913 and 2017

1913 Photo courtesy of Archives of Canada

Timeline images
125 Anniversary

It's Ontario Parks' 125th anniversary!

Here’s to 125 years of pitching tents, crackling campfires, mouth-watering s’mores, breathtaking sunsets, star-strewn nights, and unforgettable adventures.

Winter Camping 101

Winter camping 101

Check out these tips for a memorable (and safe!) winter camping adventure…

Careers at Ontario Parks

Applications open for summer student positions!

I can’t think of a more beautiful place to work, I can’t think of a better group of people to work with, and I can’t think of a better job.

Visiting in Winter

Planning a skiing trip?

Check the Ontario Parks Ski Report to see the latest conditions.

Ski Report

Check out all that Ontario Parks has to offer in the Winter months!

From snowshoeing and skate trails to warm cozy yurts, Ontario Parks has it all.

Learn more about visiting Ontario Parks in Winter.

Visiting in Winter