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Backcountry Maps in the Online Store

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

Maps at the Online Store

15 awe-inspiring waterfalls in Ontario Parks

Waterfalls of Ontario ParksThere’s something magical about waterfalls. The sound. The peace. The wonder. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite falls from around the province. Take a look and let us know which one captures your imagination! Northern Ontario Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater Provincial Park The combination of towering pine forests, rugged scenery and beautiful waterfalls and rapids … Continue reading 15 awe-inspiring waterfalls in Ontario Parks

Why I love being a park naturalist

naturalists dressed as turtlesAs summer fades, we love hearing from our seasonal students. Today’s post is from Michael Berry, a naturalist at Rondeau Provincial Park. Two years ago when I applied to be a Natural Heritage Education Assistant at Rondeau Provincial Park, I didn’t really know what to expect. I had visited Rondeau a handful of times as a … Continue reading Why I love being a park naturalist

Only at Quetico

Quetico paddlerWhat can you do at Quetico Provincial Park that you can’t do anywhere else? We ask Quetico park superintendent Trevor Gibb. “That’s easy,” he answers. “You can cross an international border in your canoe to camp in a backcountry wilderness park.” Canoe? Across the border? That’s right. And you won’t see any border guards or tollbooths … Continue reading Only at Quetico