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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.
The fun begins on Friday night with our owl prowl, that is sure to be a hoot! Join us at the Visitor Centre on Saturday where a Park Naturalist will guide you through a collection of animal skeletons. Mew Lake Campground will feature “pick of the patch” pumpkin carving, spookiest campsite and best costume contests. Everyone is invited to participate in trick-or-treating among the campsites on Saturday night, and later, for a howling good time at the nearby Old Airfield with a wolf howl. We will be roasting creepy crawly spider wieners and ghostly marshmallows. Mew Lake Campground (km 30.6).
James Gordon is back at the Arrowhead Amphitheatre to entertain guests with his original, witty, often humourous and sometimes haunting songs.
Saturday, September 5, from 7:30 - 8:30PM, at the Amphitheatre.
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.
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.
Every day of the summer there will be activities/ programs for your family to get involved in. More details will be available at www.BronteCreek.org or on twitter or facebook @OPBronteCreek Subscribe to our E-newsletter! Reduced programming the week prior to Labour day.
Toronto Triumph Club presents their annual car show. www.BritishCarDay.com $17.00 per Spectator Vehicle at the main park entrance. Having exact fare will help to keep the line moving.
Brought to you by the Friends of Bronte Creek Park. Your Family can enjoy historical demonstrations, wagon rides, pumpkin carving, traditional family games, farmhouse tours, food and beverage, plus more. For more information visit www.BronteCreek.org or call 905-827-6911 ext 287
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.
Enjoy skating on our Olympic Size Outdoor Rink.
Opening dates are weather dependent we are aiming for Mid-December. Last Day of Rink will be Family Day.
Call before you visit to check rink conditions 905-827-6911.
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.
Open daily throughout the summer, from 11 am to 4 pm.
Discovery starts here!
A range of fun-filled & informative programs are offered daily throughout the summer - children’s programs, guided walks, evening programs and more. See the weekly program schedules posted throughout the park for the dates & times.
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 special guests as we band some little birds.
Find out why the monarch butterfly is a species at risk - Help us “tag” some monarchs and send them on their way to Mexico!
3:00 PM - Picnic Shelter # 3
Join our park staff as we tag some monarch butterflies and send them on their big migration to Mexico. Find out why the monarch is a species at risk.
The majority of Park Programming occurs Thursday - Monday although that is subject to change.
For more details please check out the in park postings or our Facebook and Twitter page.
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 The Friends of Frontenac Park and Frontenac Provincial 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 or call 613 376-3489. For more information please visit www.frontenacpark.ca. A challenge celebration with successful completion certificates and free BBQ will be held at the park office on November 7th, 2015 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm.
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: $200.00 HST incl. plus park camping permit. For further information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Time: Fri. 5:00 p.m. to Sun. 4:00 p.m. Pre-register by calling the park office at 613 376-3489
Join Halfway Lake Provincial Park for its annual Astronomy Star Party Weekend August 27th-30th. Come on out and meet the Sudbury Astronomy Club and get the chance for some telescopic and binocular viewing of the night’s sky.
Have a burning astronomy question ? Want to experience the night’s sky up close? Or simply looking to gain a little knowledge? All are welcome.
Feel free to bring your own equipment however, all the necessary tools for night viewing will be available to you thanks to the Sudbury Astronomy Club members.
Further details will be posted at a later date. Please be sure to observe the “Astronomy Etiquette” posters, at the park, prior to the event.
Come to one of our park programs! We conduct programs every week. Some of our programs are children’s programs, guided hikes, and meet the naturalist! Call in advance to find out our program schedule- 519 368 1959!
Offered every Sunday in July and August. 10$ 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
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.
We’ve made a new list and we’re now taking the hunt park-wide. Can you find all of the items and claim the Kettle Lakes scavenger hunt crown? Meet us at the Slab Lake Picnic Shelter at 10:30am.
Join us for some exciting and educational evening programs happening at various dates throughout the summer. Park naturalists and guest speakers will be talking about the species that call this place home, and the importance of conservation. Our programs begin at 8:00 p.m in the campground amphitheatre.
Join us for talks on:
Evening programs, guided hikes, and children’s programs are offered throughout the summer by park naturalists. Programs tell a story about the special natural resources and human history of the park and run an hour in length. During the summer see an updated Calendar of Daily Events at www.friendsofkillbear.com
Come out to an evening of suspense, accusation and discovery! Bring your thinking cap and help the park staff piece together the clues, question suspects and ultimately find out who ate Gregor the Spotted Turtle’s birthday cake! Meet us at the Visitor Centre Campfire Circle at 7:30 pm!
This Friends of MacGregor event is a weekend of music, art and written word. Featured are a studio tour and art sale, book and author fair, music in the woods, children’s activities and more! Free day use. Corporate Sponsors are Ontario Power Generation, Bruce Power and Ontario Parks.
A fun family event! Trick or treat from the campsite dressed in your favourite costume. Campsite decorating contest, Pumpkin carving contest, Scavenger hunts & more! Campsites book quickly so reserve yours as early as this May!
2015/ 2016 Winter RVing Seasonal Sites
We are pleased to bring you the details for the Winter RVing Seasonal Sites Program for 2015/2016. This program is unique to
Program Dates: November 1st, 2015 to April 10th, 2016
There will be 39 sites available for booking in two different loops of Algonquin Campground. There will be 23 electrical sites in Birch Boulevard; this loop has the heated
comfort station with bathrooms and showers.
There will be 16 electrical sites available in Ash Woods; the comfort station in this loop will not be open as it is not winterized to withstand freezing temperatures. A vault privy will be available without running water; showers, bathrooms and drinking water are available in the Birch Boulevard loop.
The site numbers available in Birch
Boulevard are 44, 45, 47, 49, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 61, 71, 73, 75, 78, 79, 82, 83, 86, 88, 89, and 91.
The site numbers available in Ash
Woods are 1, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 and 42. There is also one double site available, sites 40/41, for parties wishing to camp side by side.
The trailer storage fee for the On-Site Winter Storage Program is a $150.00. This fee allows the participant to keep their trailer on a specific site from Nov 1st 2015 to April 10th, 2016. This storage fee is due at the time of booking and is non-refundable. It does not include storage in the trailer storage compound prior to the program start or after the program end.
A minimum commitment of 20 nights is also required to be part of the On-Site Winter Storage Program. The 20 night minimum can be paid up front at the time of booking, or can be paid in 2 installments of 10 nights on or before August 31, 2015 and 10 nights on or before October 1st, 2015. Full payment of the 20 night minimum must be paid by Oct 1st, 2015.
The fees for 2015/16 will be:
On Site Storage Fee = $150.00 (non-refundable) due at time of booking
20 Night Minimum Commitment = 20 x $40.68 = $813.60 regular rate
(HST Included) = 20 x $32.52 = $650.40 senior rate*
= 20 x $20.34 = $406.80 disabled rate**
*Reduced camping rates apply to senior citizens and their spouse who may be any age and persons in the same party under the age of 18 who occupy the campsite. Persons aged 18 to 64 inclusive, who are in the same party, or visit and occupy the campsite, are required to pay full rates.
**Reduced campingrates apply to and all others on the same campsite regardless of age. At the time of campsite registration, the person whose valid Accessible Parking Permit or CNIB Card is being used for the disability rate must be present.
If a Winter Program site is being shared, and discounted rates apply to only some parties, persons who are not eligible for the discount must pay the full rate or the difference between the prepaid discounted rate and regular rate.
If a camper does not stay 20 nights, this fee will not be refunded. If a camper stays more than 20 nights, the appropriate camping fee will be charged on a per night basis. Additional vehicles fees will apply if you have more than one vehicle in the park.
there will be an additional fee of $5.00 per day for leaving trailers connected to the electrical pedestal during time periods when campers are not on-site. This is the difference between an electrical and non-electrical site and is to cover electricity used if the trailer is connected. Please ensure that you disconnect your electrical cord from the pedestal prior to leaving if you do not wish to pay this fee.
Reservations will be taken 5 months in advance of the program start date, beginning on June 1st,2015 at 7:00 pm EST.
Reservations can be made by calling 519-389-6233. Booking will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be aware this phone does not have
voice mail or call waiting, if you get a busy signal, it is because we are currently taking another reservation; please try your call again. Only one reservation will be taken per phone call; the only exception to this is the booking of the double site which can be booked in the same call.
This phone line is only activated for the night of June 1st; bookings after that date should be directed to Janice by calling 519-389-6233.
In order to speed the reservation process, please review the sites available and have a few sites selected in case your first choice site has been
booked by someone else.
.Campsite maps are available by visiting www.ontarioparks.com.
Fridays and Sundays 1:30 pm
Saturdays 10:30 am & 1:30 pm
Step into the late 19th century at this replica logging camp and museum that houses hundreds of original logging artefacts and documents. Guided tour includes award-winning short film plus a visit to blacksmith shop, cookery, bunk house, camp office, stable, hay barn, and scaler’s shack.
A one-kilometre guided hike through a transition forest that boasts old growth white pine older than 350 years and concludes at a mature black spruce bog. Various themes are explored.
A range of Natural Heritage Education programs will take place over the course of any given week during the summer. Programs range from guided hikes, evening amphitheatre programs, programs directed towards younger audiences, and prop talks; all of which are led by trained interpreters. To learn more visit the Friends of Murphys Point Park website, where WEEKLY PROGRAM SCHEDULES can be found.
Open from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM every day, the Visitor Centre is a great place to go to learn more about the park’s natural and cultural history; staff will be on site to answer any questions you may have. The Visitor Centre features live Gray Ratsnakes, an aquarium, and a number of other items.
Everyday at 2:00 PM there is a short presentation on the Gray Ratsnake and the conservation efforts made by staff here at Murphys Point. After the talk, the park’s captive Gray Ratsnake is brought out and handled by park staff. This is an excellent opportunity to see, touch, or hold a tame Gray Ratsnake.
Make your way down the 2.5km Silver Queen Mine trail at your own pace between 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon. Costumed interpreters and park staff will be posted at stops along the way to provide information and answer questions. Parking is available at the Lally Homestead and Day Passes will be available on site. Payments for Day Passes accepted in CASH ONLY. A General Day Pass costs $14.50; a Seniors Day Pass is $11.50; and a Disabled Day Pass is 7.25$
A 2.5 kilometre guided hike that concludes sixty feet below the surface in the century old Silver Queen Mine. Hike starts at 2:00 PM. Please pre-register at the Gate.
A 2.5 kilometre guided hike that concludes sixty feet below the surface in the century old Silver Queen Mine. Hike starts at 8:00 PM. Please pre-register at the Gate. THIS IS AN EVENING HIKE, please bring a flash light.
Make your way down the 2.5km Silver Queen Mine trail at your own pace between 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon. Costumed interpreters and park staff will be posted at stops along the way to provide information and answer questions. IN ADDITION, the Friends of Murphys Point Park Junior Mica Miner Program will be running, allowing kids of all ages to become a miner for a day! Activity booklets and costumes will be available. Parking is available at the Lally Homestead and Day Passes will be available on site. Payments for Day Passes accepted in CASH ONLY. A General Day Pass costs $14.50; a Seniors Day Pass is $11.50; and a Disabled Day Pass is 7.25$
In 2015, we will be celebrating the 22nd Anniversary of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup in Canada. You can make a world of a difference by joining Canadians from coast to coast to coast to clean up shoreline litter. Meet at the Pinery Visitor Centre to start the day. Please pre-register by calling 519 243 8574. Visit www.shorelinecleanup.ca for more details.
Jog your way through the Oak Savanna and help support Pinery through the Friends of Pinery. Please go to www.pinerypark.on.ca for registration. Don’t delay – this event fills up fast!
Experience autumn camping in Riverside Campground with a spooky theme! Join park naturalists throughout the weekend for special Halloween Themed interpretive programming. Learn to differentiate between spooky myths and facts; decorate your campsite (no hay or straw and please respect the park environment); participate in campground trick-or-treating or decorate a scarecrow using natural objects from your campsite to profile one of Pinery’s interpretive themes - prizes will be awarded for the best scarecrow! NEW - there are added electrical sites in Riverside Areas 2 and 3!
Join birdwatchers for this incredible day of winter birding! Please contact the Visitor Centre to obtain more information by calling 519-243-8574.
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.
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 walking 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 2016 pledge sheet (available early 2016). Leashed dogs are welcome!
Come join the fun at Point Farms Thanksgiving weekend. Activities include site decorating contest, pumpkin carving contest, chili & baked goods cook-off, scavenger hunt and trick-or-treating. Book early to avoid disappointment!
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
Guided walks, children’s programs and evening slide shows offered daily except Wednesdays. Check out www.friendsofpresqu’ile.on.ca for details on receiving specific weekly schedule. Nature Centre and Lighthouse Interpretive Centre open daily.
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
From Tyke time, Hands on Nature program, guided hikes, campfires, evening programs and special guests. We will enhance your summer. There is no additional charge for these programs. There will be activities for you and your family to get involved in.
Join park staff for Halloween Howl. There will be an afternoon full of activities, games and fun and will round out our day with a Costume Campfire and maybe some trick or treating. A full schedule of events, times and locations will be posted at all event boards throughout the park or you can get your copy at the park office when you register. Hope you will join us for a Howling good Time!
Join us for guided butterfly hikes, tagging demonstrations, adopt-a-monarch program, a bbq, face painting, children’s crafts, native plant sale and much more. From 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Visitor Centre
Take a journey back in time as you paddle along the historic Mattawa River in a 30-foot replica Voyageur Canoe. Two expert guides will share with you the stories of the Mattawa as you experience first-hand the life of the voyageurs. Various tours are offered throughout the week.
MUSIC, ARTS, HARVEST
Sarah Harmer, Apostle of Hustle, Thus Owls, Aroara, Miracle Fortress, Suuns and Jerusalem in My Heart, and Folly & The Hunter.
Tickets are $30, and can be purchased at the festival’s website sandbanksnewwaves.com
Join us for a 5km and 10 km run along the scenic shores of Lake Ontario. Please note that the 10km run qualifies for the Terry Fox Run as well. Hosted by The Friend’s of Sandbanks
42.2 km run:Boston qualifier. Route goes through Sandbanks Provincial Park. Be advised of road closures during run. visit www.thecountymarathon.ca for more information.
Great event for the whole family. Grand Entry at 12:00 noon Saturday September 12th with drummers, dancers, traditional craft and food vendors! Daily Vehicle entrance fees apply, please no pets on the event grounds.
Join professional photographer Barry Wojciechowski for this weekend photography 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.