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Celebrate Healthy Parks Healthy People Day at Algonquin Park! Free Day-Use is offered this day at Algonquin and all Ontario Provincial Parks! The day will feature a full schedule of special events and activities. Please check back for updated schedule later in the season.
Do you ever wonder why you feel so great after a walk in the woods or a bike ride along your favourite path? Or how much better you feel just looking at the trees outside your window? Spending time with nature actually helps us live happier, healthier, longer lives. Ontario Parks invites you to celebrate the many health benefits of spending time in nature on July 20, 2017. All operating provincial parks are waiving day-use fees and hosting special events and activities that encourage people to visit parks and be active.
9:30am - Volunteer to help plant trees and create wildlife habitat along with our Park Biologist and our Natural Heritage Education team.
Go Wild for Art
1:30pm - Celebrate Ontario Parks' 125th anniversary by creating your own unique piece of art. All supplies provided, just bring your creativity and imagination!
7pm - Time to unwind in nature with some relaxing and rejuvenating yoga overlooking the lake. Bring a yoga mat or towel and a water bottle.
Join us as we get outside and enjoy our park through learning and play. All programs are no charge.
Free day-use at all Provincial Parks today. (pool fees still in effect).
Nature Centre - open 10-5
Spruce Lane Farmhouse - open 11-5
Children's Farm and Playbarn - open 9-6
13km of hiking trails - open 8am - 10pm
Special events and programs (more activities in development)
Learn to Disc Golf
Ask the Naturalist - prop table. 10:00am - 3:00pm
Go WILD for Art - 1:00 Picnic Shelter D
Yoga in the Park 6:30pm meet at picnic shelter D (BYOM - Bring your own mat).
Trail Running - 6:00pm meet at picninc shelter D. Evening run with intro the tips before you set off.
Learn to Camp "base camp" and Demonstrations
Friends of Bronte Creek - Volunteer and membership opportunities.
OP125 - Ontario Parks is 125 years old. Learn about the celebrations taking place throughout the province.
More activities to come as they develop!
More information will be available on our Facebook Page @OPBronteCreek in the event section.
Daily Vehicle fee has been waived for today only at ALL Provincial Parks.
The daily pool entry fee, equipment rental and camping fees still apply.
Celebrate Grundy’s logging history and Healthy Parks Healthy People day by tapping your toe to the music of The Wakami Wailers!
Join Mark, Rachel and hopefully some evening birds, bats and moths for this special nature night hike along the Silver Queen Mine Trail. See this restored, early 1900s mica mine in a different light too! Hardhats supplied but bring a flashlight. Meet at the Lally Homestead Parking Lot. Hike starts at 8:30p.m. Allow 10 minutes driving time from the main campground.
Paint yourself into the Ontario Parks' 125th celebration picture this summer! Join an interpretive naturalist for a workshop using a 'tree cookie' cross section as your canvas. Capture an anniversary memory and share your special connection to Ontario Parks in the tradition of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven! Discover your inner artist- no experience necessary. After a day of painting and making memories, join park staff for a campfire, games, and an outdoor gallery featuring your masterpiece!
Ontario’s provincial parks play a vital role in the protection of our natural environment, but did you know that spending time in nature is good for your health too? Join us at our third annual Healthy Parks Healthy People celebration on July 20th, 2018 to learn about and celebrate the link between healthy parks and healthy people. During this event there will be no charge for day use entry to any provincial park in Ontario. All visitors to Quetico will be issued a complimentary day-pass at one of our six Entry Stations.
Journey 125 kilometres to discover three amazing Provincal Parks in Prince Edward County! In keeping with Healthy Parks, Healthy People Day, the activities at Sandbanks, Lake on the Mountain and North Beach will have you bursting with energy and give you a healthful glow. Please note that entry into all provincial parks on this day is FREE!
Ontario’s provincial parks play a vital role in the protection of our natural environment, but did you know that spending time in nature is good for your health too? Join us at our third annual Healthy Parks Healthy People celebration on July 20th, 2018 to learn about and celebrate the link between healthy parks and healthy people. During this event there will be no charge for day use entry to any provincial park in Ontario
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July 20, 2018
Free day-use in all Provincial Parks
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