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Spruce Lane Farmhouse will be open daily 11-6 and the Nature Centre 10-6 throughout the summer (unless otherwise posted for special events). Stop by to learn about how to become an “Official Park Ranger”. Report your wildlife sightings - or see what animals and birds have been seen lately. Displays, activities—- there is always something new to see or do.
Daily artisan demonstrations and heritage displays will peak your curiosity about life in the early 1900’s. Tour the farmhouse and barns.
Winter in Algonquin is unforgettable and Winter in the Wild highlights the best of what the season has to offer the whole family! Join Ontario Parks and The Friends of Algonquin Park to celebrate winter in Algonquin Park through this family event. Indoor and outdoor events will be held at various locations throughout the Highway 60 Corridor of the park, including many at the Visitor Centre. All of the activities during the festival are free with the purchase of a Daily Vehicle Permit or Camping Permit (with the exception of food). Events include guided bird walks, guest speakers, guided snowshoe excursions, skating, winter camping demos, marshmallow roasting and a special evening program. Chili lunch and BBQ supper will be available for purchase.
Celebrate Canada’s Parks Day by joining a Park Naturalist for a fun evening event or take a hike on one of our four great trails. Discover the Interpretive Centre and ask a knowledgeable naturalist all your nature questions!
Enjoy skating on our Olympic Size Outdoor Rink. Skate Rentals Available. Heated Change rooms. Food and Beverages for sale. Opening and Closing dates are weather dependent. Call before you visit to check rink conditions 905-827-6911
Outdoor Skating (weather permitting). Toboggan hill and multi-purpose trails/ cross country skiing trails. Children’s Farm and Playbarn open 9-4. Spruce Lane Farmhouse will be OPEN 12-4 stop in for a tour! A variety of Crafts and activities will be offered at the park store - Ask the Naturalist etc.
A great day to explore the park and spend time with your family and friends Just $16.00 per car for hours of fun and outdoor activities.
We Specialize in heritage interpretation up to 1900. Tour guides dress in Turn-of-the-century attire. Attractions include: Pancake house, fresh maple Candy, Fresh Maple Taffy, guide tours of maple lane, gift shoppe, wagon rides, farm animals, farmhouse tours etc.
ALL activities are ongoing from 9:30am - 3:00pm
EVERY weekend in March + the Week of March Break.
Admission Costs (All) daily vehicle rate $16.00 per vehicle.
Also available at additional cost to purchase:
The Nature Centre will open it’s doors on May 2 to kick off the 2015 season. Stop by to chat with a park naturalist about recently seen birds or wildlife sightings. Kids of all ages will enjoy the displays and activities in the various room. Interested in volunteering? Now is a great time to talk to our staff about opportunities and training. Open weekends 12-4.
12-4 at Spruce Lane Farmhouse. Join the hands-on-fun at the farmhouse to celebrate Spring the way Victorians did! Fun activities for all ages.
More information available on the Friends of Bronte Creek’s Website: www.BronteCreek.org
Huge outdoor swimming pool, located in the day-use area close to parking lot D or C. 1.8 acres and to a gradual depth of 6 feet. PFD loaner program. No dogs. Open daily weather permitting. There is a daily access fee per person for use of the pool. OPENS for the Season on the Saturday after elementary school lets out for the summer.
Every day of the summer there will be at least 2 activities/ programs for your family to get involved in. More details will be available at www.BronteCreek.org or on twitter or facebook @brontecreekpp Subscribe to our Enewsletter! Reduced programming the week prior to Labour day.
Everyone always want to know IF the old house is haunted. We have had the paranormal experts in—- their stories will be told by staff… who have THEIR own stories. Some say yes…. some, well… aren’t saying. You decide. Sundays in August. drop-ins are OK but best to reserve your spot by calling 905-827-6911 ext 231.
Toronto Triumph Club presents their annual car show. www.BritishCarDay.com $16.00 per Spectator Vehicle at the main park entrance. Having exact fare will help to keep the line moving.
This event also occurs the following weekend - October 23-24, 2015. Campfire Friday Night—- Open to campers and day visitors.
Saturday activities are for registered campers of Bronte Creek Provincial Park only. Decorate your site to have a chance to win a prize! Dress up and go trick-or-treating around the campground. Then go on a spooky guided evening hike where you will learn about bats, owls and coyotes! Maybe even get them to howl back…
Site decorating - in park vote PLUS a new category——ONLINE voting. Post a picture or video to the Bronte Creek facebook page the share and get your friends to like your picture. OR on twitter—- post a picture/ video with #CamperHalloween @BronteCreekpp—retweets and favs count for votes.
WE had so much fun last weekend we decided to do it again! Friday night campfire open to all. Saturday activities for registered campers only: Decorate your site to have a chance to win a prize! Dress up and go trick-or-treating around the campground. Then go on a spooky guided evening hike where you will learn about bats, owls and coyotes! Maybe even get them to howl back…
Online voting for best site. Use #CamperHalloween @BronteCreekpp—- post to our facebook page or post on twitter.
Victorian Christmas Festival 2015
At Bronte Creek Provincial Park we make holiday memories one family at a time.
Each Saturday and Sunday in December leading up to the 25th, PLUS Monday 22nd and Tuesday the 23rd.
10am – 4pm
A very special treat awaits you and your family. Take a step back in time to the year 1900 to visit a Victorian homestead during the Christmas season. Spruce Lane Farm at Bronte Creek Provincial Park will be trimmed and decorated in all its seasonal splendour. Experience the Christmas season like never before!
Wander at your leisure around the barns of Spruce Lane Farm where you will find a variety of friendly farm animals. Next get ready for your family to visit Santa by slipping into your Victorian costumes. Your Victorian portraits (10-25 images) will be captured during your visit with Santa and are yours to take home on a souvenir USB stick. Creating memories which will last a life time!
Your Victorian Christmas experience will include traditional Christmas games and activities, tours of the elegantly decorated Spruce Lane Farmhouse and seasonal stories and songs in the parlour. Learn about the holiday traditions of the Victorian era! Take a tractor ride over to our Gift Shoppe where you can purchase the perfect tree ornament or stocking stuffer. You can shop while your family enjoys a sweet and delicious funnel cake with a hot chocolate before returning home.
Reservations are NOT required.
We invite you to enjoy the traditional Victorian Christmas activities at your leisure.
Access to most of the Christmas
attractions are included in daily vehicle permit or Ontario Park seasonal pass,
unless otherwise stated.
*purchases at gift store/ food not included in daily vehicle rate.
** $15.00 per family/ 6 people.
Other park services and activities available during December:
Hiking trails, cross-country ski trails, tobogganing, Children’s Farm and Playbarn.
Outdoor ice rink scheduled to open mid –December, weather permitting. (hours of operation may vary).
Dec 31 each year the park offers outdoor skating on our Olympic size rink. Skate to music and warm up by a campfire. Skate rentals are available. Park will CLOSE at 10pm.
Teamed up with our skating rink you can join a park ranger on a guided walk to learn about coyotes and hopefully get them to call back! the Kids countdown takes place around the campfire where we welcome in the New Year “Bronte Style” at 8:30pm—just in time for you to get the little ones home for you to enjoy your own New Years traditions. Skate Rentals available.
Join us for a fun-filled weekend of campsite decorating in spectacular autumn colours!
Get your scare on this weekend with trick or treating, costume and campsite decorating contests, terrifying ghost stories, pumpkin carving, spooky scavenger hunts and a haunted picnic shelter! Join park staff for a horrifying and haunted weekend.
Join the Friends of Mashkinonje for a guided hike into the park. Explore the parks wetlands in late fall. Meet at the Loudon Access at 1:00 pm.
Presented by: The Friends of Frontenac Park. The Challenge: to camp in Frontenac Park at least one night in every month of the year in 12 consecutive months. Register at the Park Office and retain copies of your camping permits as proof of your stay during each of the 12 months. Once done, submit your record sheet and permit copies to the Park Office and you will be recognized at the next Challenge Celebration in November with a certificate, a crest, and your name on the Camping Challenge plaque!
Presented by: Jerome McDuff and The Friends of Frontenac
Join history enthusiast, Jerome McDuff for a leisurely, interpretive walk along Big Salmon Lake Road to learn about the early settlers and homesteaders in the Park. Bring your lunch, water and comfortable walking shoes. Register with the Park Office. Plan to go rain or shine.
Cost: Park daily vehicle permit.
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Presented by: The Friends of Frontenac Park. For those who wish to venture to the backcountry to enjoy the outdoors, but who are unsure what to pack or buy, this is a workshop for you. Topics include: how to get started, clothing, footwear, equipment, food, water treatment and safety in the outdoors. This day-long workshop is meant to introduce the new backwoods camper to this form of recreation. Cost: Park daily vehicle permit. Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pre-register by calling the park office at 613 376-3489.
Presented by: Maureen Sly and the Friends of Frontenac Park
Join the Friends on this short leisurely walk to examine the plant and animal life along the 3 km Doe Lake trail. Bring your binoculars, camera, a drink, a snack, hiking shoes and bug repellent. Rain or shine. Meet at the Park Office at 12:30. Please, no dogs.
Cost: Park daily vehicle permit
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Presented by: The Friends of Frontenac Park
Our wilderness navigation workshops provide participants with theoretical and practical skills of reading and interpreting topographic maps in order to safely plot a course through the wilderness. This course includes a basic introduction on how to use your GPS.
Book your spot early!
Cost: $20.00 per person plus park fee. Pre-register by calling the park office at 613 376-3489.
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Presented by: Steve Tripp, Wilderness Tripping, Kingston, ON
This 20 hour course takes place in the park interior and is designed to give participants training needed to care for someone for up to 24 hrs in a wilderness or remote context. Focus is on prevention but in this scenario based course you will learn and practice assessment, treatment and stabilization of casualties. CPR-C and AED training is included. No pre-requisites but participants must be 16 years of age or older. Camping equipment and food not included but arrangements can be made upon request.
Cost: $210.00 HST incl. plus park camping permit. For further information: email@example.com
Time: Fri. 5:00 p.m. to Sun. 4:00 p.m. Pre-register by calling the park office at 613 376-3489.
Presented by: Carolyn Bonta and The Friends of Frontenac Park.
This is an opportunity for canoeists of all abilities to learn or refresh their paddling skills, with an emphasis on steering strokes and safety manoeuvres. Equipment selection and backcountry trip planning will be discussed. The clinic will be held out doors as much as possible. Equipment rentals are available nearby or inquire at the Park Office.
Cost: $20.00 per person plus park fee. Pre-register by calling the park office at 613 376-3489.
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Presented by: The Friends of Frontenac Park. This workshop is designed to give participants time to build on the knowledge acquired in the Level 1 course. Use your new skills to navigate off trail the entire day, as a group and under the supervision of the instructor. Everyone will have a chance to get a lot of practice. Be prepared to spend most of the day outdoors, rain or shine, after a short review indoors. You will need a lunch, plenty of water and come dressed for the weather and bush travel, including long pants and sturdy hiking boots/shoes. Participation in Level 1 is recommended but not necessary, if you know how to use a map and compass and just want more practice navigating off trail. Includes basic introduction on how to use your GPS. Cost: $20.00 per person plus Park fee. Pre-register by calling the park office at 613 376-3489. Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Presented by The Friends of Frontenac Park. The Frontenac Challenge encourages hikers to enjoy Frontenac’s fall colours by hiking each of the 11 main hiking loops that form the challenge between September 1st and October 31st. Register for free at the park office! Please call 613 376-3489 or visit www.frontenacpark.ca for details. A challenge celebration where certificates are presented will be held at the park office in early November, 2015.
Presented by The Friends of Frontenac Park. New in 2014, the Frontenac Trek challenges hikers to complete any six of the main trail loops between September 1st and October 31st. Note that the Arab Lake Gorge Trail, Doe Lake Trail, Dedication Trail Loops, Bufflehead Trail Loop & Little Slide Lake Loop do not qualify for the Trek. Registration is free! For further details contact the park office 613 376-3489 or visit www.frontenacpark.ca.
Presented by The Friends of Frontenac Park. The Frontenac Jr. Challenge, for hikers 12 years and younger, requires the completion of any 6 of the major trail loops Note that the Bufflehead Trail Loop, Dedication Trail Loops and Little Slide Lake Loop do not qualify as a major trail loop. Registration is free at the park office! For further information visit www.frontenacpark.ca or call the park office at 613 376-3489.
Presented by: Steve Tripp, Wilderness Tripping, Kingston, ON
This Advanced Wilderness First Aid course takes place in the park interior and is an additional 20 hours to the Basic Wilderness First Aid program. It focuses on casualty care for more than 24 hours. This bridge course is a continuation of the Canadian Red Cross Wilderness First Aid program within the year of 2014 and can be a continuation of any Red Cross Training Partner Wilderness First Aid. This course is more situation based than Basic Wilderness First Aid with more hands-on practice time. Pre-requisite: 2014 Wilderness First Aid, certification card and manual. Camping equipment and food not included but arrangements can be made upon request.
Cost: $200.00 HST incl. plus park camping permit. For further information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Time: Fri. 5:00 p.m. to Sun. 4:00 p.m. Pre-register by calling the park office at 613 376-3489
Inverhuron Provincial Park 3rd Annual Family Fishing Derby
On Saturday July 4 and Sunday July 5, join in on the family fishing fun at Inverhuron Provincial Park! FREE DAY USE! PRIZES!
Casting Competition! Fish cleaning demonstrations! Live fish display!
For more info follow us on: www.twitter.com/inverhuronpp
Indoor and outdoor activities, crafts and refreshments for the whole family. Bring your own Toboggan and snowshoes. You are encouraged to RSVP. www.backuspagehouse.ca
Volunteers needed for park and museum cleaning for season opening. Bring something to contribute to the potluck lunch. Beverages provided. www.Backusepagehouse.ca
Brides, Grooms, Friends and family meet local wedding professionals and experience the rustic atmosphere of our museum estate for your wedding venue. $5.00/Person www.backuspagehouse.ca
Ages 5-11 themed days filled with snacks, games, crafts, and activities. Neutral Indians, Early Talbot Settlers, Railroad, Roaring 20’s, I love the 50’s. $25/ child/ day Bring your own Lunch. 9:00am - 5:00pm Must pre-register.
Every Thursday in JULY and Every Wednesday in AUGUST.
Offered every Sunday in July and August. 10$ per person includes tea and baked goods served in the parlour and a tour of the museum. You are encouraged to RSVP. www.Backuspagehouse.ca 519-762-3072
Offered Tuesday through Friday in July and August. 10am -4:30pm Two for the price of one! House museum and barn exhibit of agricultural tools and implements will both be open for tours. www.backuspagehouse.ca 519-762-3072
Re-enactments, displays, vendors, food, and hands on activities from many time periods including Civil War, War of 1812, WW1, Fenian Raids and much more. www.Backuspagehouse.ca
Learn about the Heritage of Farming in the area. Weekend filled with demos and hands on activities. Call the Backus Page House for more details. Demonstrations planned include threshing, farm horses, a market , historic agricultural displays, food, Sunday Worship service and musical entertainment.
Join the Friends of Killarney Park for their annual Winter Activity Weekend. Throughout the weekend there will be guided snowshoe hikes, photography lessons, evening presentations, and an astronomy program using the park observatory. For more information visit the Friends of Killarney Park website at http://friendsofkillarneypark.ca/joomla/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1&Itemid=52
Join Park Naturalists and Friends as we spend a day paddling in the park in search of the Common Loon. Year after year loons return to our lakes and attempt to pair up and produce off spring. During this event we search for mating pairs who have claimed their territory on certain lakes in the park. The event is followed up with our Summer Loon Count where we search for young in areas where pairs were sighted in the spring. If you are interested in attending this event please contact the park office at (705) 287-2900 for more information.
Join the Park Naturalists and their friends for a full day of butterfly chasing. Data collected will be submitted to the North American Butterfly Association which has been developing long term butterfly population trends since 1975.
Dinner and all necessary equipment will be provided. Proper footwear, sun protection a lunch and your commitment to a full day of counting is required.
Please contact Killarney’s Natural Heritage Education Department at 705-287-2900 for more information if you are planning on attending.
Come check up on the loons we visited during the Spring Count and monitor how successful they have been raising their young.
The information collected is sent to Bird Studies Canada from different counties across the country to provide information on loon population trends. These reports improve our understanding of loons, lakes, and our impact on them. This will help to conserve these very special birds and their habitat.
Dinner is provided but please bring your own canoe, PDF, paddle, lunch, and safety kit.
If you are planning to attend please contact Killarney’s Natural Heritage Education Department at 705-287-2900 for more information.
FAMILY DAY WEEKEND SNOW-FEST 2015
Outdoor skating will be available from 9am until 10pm daily – weather permitting Visit the Friends of MacGregor website (friendsofmacgregor.org) or their Facebook (The Friends of MacGregor Point) and Twitter (@MacGregor Point) for updates.
All programs start at the Visitor Centre unless otherwise noted. Children must be accompanied by a responsible guardian.
SATURDAY February 14th
2 p.m.: Indoor Presentation– Love is in the Air
SUNDAY February 15th
11 a.m.: Family Winter Triathlon
12 noon: Meet the Nat Join
MONDAY February 16th
12 noon : Snowshoe Hike
Welcome to the Huron Fringe Birding Festival
May 22 - 25 & May 28 - 31, 2015
Presented by the Friends of MacGregor Point Park and based in the Park; this festival takes its name from the migration corridor along the Bruce Peninsula. This “Huron Fringe” along the Lake Huron coastline offers birders, naturalists and photographers unique opportunities to discover nature in the early spring. At the end of the migration period, birds are on nest, migrants are everywhere, insects abound and wildflowers are beginning to bloom. From the ‘Friends’ base at MacGregor Point Provincial Park you will be uniquely placed to explore Lake Huron’s shoreline and the Bruce Peninsula to discover all that spring has to offer.
Morning activities are filled with guided hikes concentrating not only on birds but wildflowers, butterflies and insects, in and outside the park. Afternoons feature additional hikes, workshops on bird identification and nature photography, plus other natural interests.
Special events include a banquet with a special guest speaker. Evening highlights include illustrated programs featuring excellent presenters and night hikes.
Join the ‘Friends’ for this eight-day Birding and Nature Festival held annually on the first two weekends after the May (Victoria Day) long weekend.
To view the schedule of events or complete the online registration process please go to: friendsofmacgregor.org
The Huron Fringe Birding Festival endorses and actively follows OFO (Ontario Field Ornithologists) Ethical Birding Principles.
If you have questions regarding the Festival or registration process please contact our official registrar at email@example.com or leave a message at the Visitor Centre (519-389-6232). Please note that messages are only checked weekly during the off-season.
Meet your fellow guests at the Lally parking area and follow our character actors as they unroll the story in a series of theatre/storytelling vignettes along the Silver Queen Mine trail and underground into the mine. Your evening is topped off when you enter the miners’ bunkhouse to join 30 other guests for a full hot dinner at the trestle tables while itinerant musicians from the band Cratur provide entertainment. The bunkhouse is lit by mica lanterns, your food is served by Cookie and his assistant and you can visit with the spirits of the miners. $75 advanced tickets required www.heritagemicadays.ca
This is an event you don’t want to miss! The Tay Valley Ski Club Loppet offers 10km and 20km classic trail races for adults. As well as shorter distance freestyle races for children. This is an exciting event for the whole family! Come out to compete or cheer on the skiers while enjoying the winter landscapes and wildlife the park has to offer. Event details and registration forms are available at http://www.tayvalleyskiclub.wordpress.com. We hope to see you there!
No need to hibernate! Family Day is a great excuse to get out and explore nature in winter. Come and learn how Pinery’s winter residents survive in winter – from tiny predators living under the snow, to winter songbirds and large awe-inspiring night-time predators like Great Horned Owls and others. Bring your cross-country skis, snowshoes, toboggan and/or skates and enjoy winter! Skis and snowshoes are also available for rent.
Please visit www.pinerypark.on.ca for more information on the weekend’s events.
Memories start at Pinery this March during the school holiday. Experience the best of Pinery in the colder months by starting your discovery at the Visitor Centre which will be open daily from March 14th to March 22nd. The Visitor Centre offers exhibits, an indoor theatre featuring programming and nature documentaries, park naturalist staff, washrooms and the Friends of Pinery Park Nature Store. Once you’ve discovered all that Pinery has to offer you can attend a Natural Heritage Education program at the centre or out in the park, or chart your own adventures. Please check our winter ski conditions report for updates about skiing, snowshoeing, skating and other winter services and in milder weather one of Pinery’s many trails is the perfect location for a healthy walk or quiet solitude. Bring your camera, a picnic lunch, art supplies, family and friends and work on that rosy glow on your cheeks. You can always find more information about park amenities and Natural Heritage Education programming on the Friends of Pinery Park website - www.pinerypark.on.ca. Consider an overnight stay in a tent, trailer or one of our roofed accommodation options.
Get on your bike to Pedal The Pinery and support The Friends of Pinery Park’s environmental projects, Naturalist programs and wildlife research. There will be a 20k bike route (a fun ride, not a race) and a walk route. This is a great event for the whole family to participate in. Visit www.pinerypark.on.ca for more details, registration and to download the 2015 pledge sheet. Leashed dogs are welcome!
Indoor and outdoor harvest themed activities, crafts, games, refreshments, museum and trail tours for the whole family. Children $6.00 adults $3.00 More information available www.Backuspagehouse.ca
Come and discover the winter wonderland of Presqu’ile Provincial Park during a wintery afternoon walk (1:00-4:00 pm). There really is a lot of life in the “dead” of winter. Enjoy bird watching, animal tracking, plant and fungus life, and marine activity with possible ice volcanoes, on Lake Ontario. Finish off with a slide show on Presqu’ile and a hot bowl of soup or hot chocolate.
More information call 613 475-4324 x225 SORRY this event is now FULL
Spring is in sight!
With Spring comes the return of tens of thousands of ducks, geese and swans to Presqu’ile Bay - one of the greatest natural areas for birders on the north shore of Lake Ontario. Presqu’ile Provincial Park offers easy access to viewing stations to view up to 25 different species of waterfowl that arrive each spring to rest and feed here before moving on to nesting areas further north and west.
The event has been sponsored by The Friends of Presqu’ile Provincial Park for the past 39 years and counting! Make this spring event your tradition too - it makes a great outing to learn about and appreciate nature for children and adults alike.
Cost: a nominal $10.00/vehicle park entrance fee. Seasonal and Annual park passes also honoured for entry. Proceeds from this weekend will go towards The Friends’ projects in the Park. We hope to see you there.
More information: www.friendsofpresquile.on.ca . You can also call 613 475-4324 ext. 225. or email David.Bree@ontario.ca
View the elusive Whimbrel and the many colourful warblers as the migrate to their northern nesting grounds. Enjoy bird-finding walks, bird-banding, and evening programs. Friends’ fund-raising BBQ at 11AM at the Lighthouse Centre. Lighthouse Centre and Friends’ Gift Shop open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Relive Presqu’ile’s storied past with historically based events such as a fashion show, old-fashioned field games, children’s boat-building bee, re-enactments of a War of 1812 skirmish and a spirit walk.
Bird banding, Monarch tagging and guided nature walks celebrate this weekend of fall migration.
Quality arts and crafts available at this juried show. A fund raiser for the Friends of Presqu’ile. Event occurs first two weekends in November and the Wednesday between - November 7&8, 11, 14&15
The Cross Quetico Tour is the Atikokan/Quetico areas most adventurous ski event. Recognized as one of the coolest adventures in Canada by Explore Magazine, the Cross Quetico Tour is a unique way to finish your ski season with a real wilderness adventure across the frozen canoe routes of Quetico Provincial Park. This event is run in partnership with the Beaten Path Ski Club. Check out their website for additional event information at http://skibeatenpath.ca/. Please contact Chris Stromberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or (807) 598-1074 to sign up for this unique wilderness ski event.
A Weekend of Family Fun at Rondeau!
Visitor Centre Open 10am - 4pm
Saturday February 14, 2015
10:30 a.m. Got a Hot Date?! (Indoor Program at the Visitor Centre)
1:00 p.m. - Snake Talk (Meet the Naturalist - at the Visitor Centre)
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Brrr-ding (Meet the Naturalist - at the Visitor Centre)
Sunday February 15, 2015
11:00 a,m, - 3:00 p,m, - Suet Feeders (Childrens Craft - Visitor Centre)
5:30 p.m. - Owl Prowl (Evening Program - meet at Visitor Centre)
Monday February 16, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Winter Scavenger Hunt (Visitor Centre)
1:30 p.m. Winter Tree ID (Guided Hike - Tulip Tree Trail)
Every March we can mark the start of Spring Migration with the return of many waterfowl species, including the majestic Tundra Swans, to Rondeau Bay! And to celebrate their return, we have lots of activities for the whole family including Owl Prowls, Waterfowl Viewing, Birdhouse building, and much more!
Saturday March 14, 2015
10:00am - 4:00pm - Winter Scavenger Hunt (All week at the Visitor Centre)
10:30am - Who Turned Down the Heat? (Children’s Program at the Visitor Centre)
Sunday March 15, 20151:00 - 4:00pm - Brrr-ding (Meet the Naturalist at the Visitor Centre)
Monday March 16, 2015
1:30pm - Where Do The Birds Go? (Indoor Program at the Visitor Centre)
11:00am - 3:00pm - Suet Feeders (Craft at the Visitor Centre)
10:30am - Owl Pellet Dissection (Indoor Program at the Visitor Centre)
6:30pm - Owl Prowl (Evening Program at the Visitor Centre)
For more information, please visit the Friends of Rondeau website (www.rondeauprovincialpark.ca) or call us at the Visitor Centre (519-674-1768)!
Enjoy a walk or a bike ride through the park and take in what the changing seasons has to offer. When the snow comes bring your cross country skis or snowshoes and blaze your own trail. The boat launch has plenty of parking for year round fishing opportunities.
All vehicles must display a valid parking permit available at the Pay and Display machine or by Self-Serve Envelope. Instructions at the park entrance Kiosk.
$10.75/day - $6.50/ 4 hours - $5.25/ 2 hours or purchase a Winter Vehicle Permit $62 + HST or Annual Vehicle Permit $95.25 + HST at the Park Office or online at www.ontarioparks.com. Call the park (905) 722-8061 for more information.
For more information on these programs, please go to http://www.ontarioparks.com/learntocamp and http://www.ontarioparks.com/learntocamp/learntofish.
Eildon Hall Museum, once the home of the Sibbald family, displays a wonderful collection of art, artefacts and furnishings depicting their life in Scotland and when they settled to Upper Canada in 1835. The museum will re-open in June 2015 everyday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Sleeping Giant Loppet is a mass participation ski festival that offers fun for the whole family and challenges competitive athletes. The Loppet takes place in the beautiful wilderness setting of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. It features multiple events with distances for skiers of all levels and abilities. The 8km Mini-Loppet is perfect for families, children and rookies. If you’re ready to increase your distance or work on your speed, then the rolling 20km Marie Louise Lake loop is for you. The popular 35km Tour is a relaxed event that takes in the scenic vistas and killer climbs of the storied Burma Trail. For the ultimate challenge, register for the Loppet’s flagship event, the 50km Classic or Skate distance. The 50km is perfect for elite skiers vying for one of our generous prize packages or citizen racers looking for a PB. Mark March 1st, 2014 on your calendar and we’ll see you at the start of the 37th annual Sleeping Giant Loppet! For more information visit www.sleepinggiantloppet.ca or contact (807) 475 -7081.
Join us for the 28th annual Festival of the Giant! The fun starts Friday evening with a sing-a-long campfire and continues on Saturday with games, a corn roast, a sand sculpture contest and demonstrations. Join us that evening for prizes and a presentation. This is a great event for the entire family. Hosted by the Friends of Sleeping Giant. Contact Lynda Sisco at email@example.com for more information.
Join professional photographer Barry Wojciechowski for this weekend photo workshop at SGPP. Advanced registration required at www.superiorvisits.com $359+HST. Park accommodations (private room in shared cabin or conference centre) can also be reserved at an additional fee - contact Barb.Rees@Ontario.ca for more information. Learn camera controls and setting for fall colours, landscapes and panoramic photography. Topics include: Techniques for sunrise and sunset photography, skills and techniques for night photography and creating high dynamic range images, mastering the histogram, understanding white balance and the role of bracketing. Visits to various scenic shoot locations and trails around the park. Small group size ensures review of your images and personalized feedback from instructor during the weekend. Great for all camera types and skill levels . Visit www.superiorvisits.com to book the workshop online or call Lois at 1-866-688-9990 or 807-344-9208.
Annual Kids Fishing Derby prizes for everyone
Enter a Chili or just come and be a judge.
Campers go all out decorating their sites. Kids Trick or Treating.