Pinery

Pinery

Events

Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Return of the Swans February 1, 2020 March 31, 2020 Thedford Bog

Celebrate the annual migration of thousands of Tundra Swans and other migratory waterfowl in the Thedford Bog.

The exact  date(s) when the swans return is entirely up to Mother Nature.

Call the visitor centre at 519-243-8574 to check on the swans' arrival status and for viewing information.

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Family Day Weekend February 15, 2020 February 17, 2020 Visitor Centre, Winter Activities Area/Chalet, Day Use Beach, Walking Trails

No need to hibernate! Family Day is a great excuse to get out and explore nature in winter. Be sure to check out the Visitor Centre between 10AM-5PM on Saturday, Sunday, or Monday, and take in a fun nature program with your friends and family! 

Please visit our Friends of Pinery website for our most recent activity sheet - check back often for updates!

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Memories in March - Get Outdoors at Pinery March 14, 2020 March 22, 2020 Start your discovery at the Visitor Centre where you can obtain park information, orientation, answers to your questions and plan your stay at Pinery.

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 10-5 during the break. The Visitor Centre also offers exhibits, an indoor theatre featuring nature documentaries, park naturalist staff, washrooms and the Friends of Pinery Park Nature Store. Naturalist staff are offering a variety of programs throughout the week and weekends. Visit the Friends of Pinery Park website  for details on programming. Please check our winter ski conditions report for updates about skiing, snowshoeing, skating and other winter services. In milder weather, one of Pinery’s many trails is the perfect location for a healthy walk or quiet solitude. Consider an overnight stay in a tent, trailer or one of our roofed accommodation options! Reserve.

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Migration Weekend May 16, 2020 May 18, 2020 Visitor Centre, Riverside Trail and other areas within the park.

Join Park Naturalists, local birders, and bird banders to celebrate the arrival of our colourful migratory songbirds and other signs of spring! Consult the Activity Schedule  on the Friends of Pinery Park  all the details.

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Reserve your site as early as 5 months in advance for this popular annual event.

Family Fishing Week July 4, 2020 July 12, 2020 Visitor Centre and Park Store Causeway

Join Pinery Naturalists and our partners to learn more about sustainable angling and the ecology of the fascinating Old Ausable Channel.

Please visit the Friends of Pinery Park website to view the detailed Activity Schedule.

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Reserve your site as early as 5 months in advance at this popular park.

 

 

Healthy Parks Healthy People Celebrations & FREE Day Use July 17, 2020 July 17, 2020

Write yourself a nature prescription and start your weekend early with FREE day-use entry to Pinery! Hike, bike, swim, paddle or participate in art, fitness, nature or conservation activities!

For more information please see our posted activity sheet on the Friends of Pinery Website.

We're looking forward to seeing you!

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Reserve your site as early as 5 months in advance for this popular family event.

Savanna Fest July 18, 2020 July 18, 2020 Visitor Centre, Park Store, Outdoor Theatre

Join Park Naturalists, Conservation Officers, The Friends of Pinery and other partners to celebrate Parks Day in Canada in the largest remaining parcel of Oak Savanna in Canada. Spend one of the best weekends in summer showing your love for your favourite park. Grab a Savanna Fest Passport when you arrive and get a stamp from each station to enter a draw for some awesome prizes!. Further details can be found on the Activity Schedule on the Friends of Pinery Park's Website.

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Reserve your site as early as 5 months in advance for this popular family event.

Pinery Fall Classic October 18, 2020 October 18, 2020 Event registration, start and finish lines at the Park Store.

Jog your way through the Oak Savanna and help support Pinery through the Friends of Pinery Park. You can participate in the 10 km, 5 km, or 2 km road race, or the trail run (approx. 4.8 km); there is even a Fawn Run for kids (250 m).  Please go to www.pineryfallclassic.ca for more information and registration.  

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Reserve your site as early as 5 months in advance for this popular family event.

 

Halloween Weekend October 23, 2020 October 25, 2020 Visitor Centre and Riverside Campground

Year after year Pinery continues the tradition of a Halloween experience in a spooky, dark forest! Book a site in Riverside Campground and experience autumn camping in a unique way! Join park naturalists for Halloween themed programs all weekend long. Decorate your campsite (no hay or straw, please respect the park environment), participate in campground trick-or-treating, build a nature themed scarecrow – and win prizes, construct a bat box for your family, call to owls and best of all create a memorable family experience!

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Reserve your site as early as 5 months in advance for this popular family event.