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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
First day hike

Hit the trails for a First Day Hike

Are you a regular victim of post-holiday slump? We’ve got the secret to starting 2019 on the right foot.

Pinery dunes

How do we protect the dunes at Pinery, yet allow for sustainable recreation?

Recently, a group of dedicated park stewards joined forces with Ontario Parks staff to build one solution: a rolling boardwalk.

Digital download

Can’t you just picture yourself here?

December’s FREE wallpaper features Killarney Provincial Park under a blanket of winter beauty.

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