Then and now: cooking in an RV

This post was written by Deb Rankine, a.k.a. The Fridge Whisperer. For camping enthusiasts, there are lots of options of where to lay one’s head at the end of a day filled with adventurous hikes, exploratory canoeing, and refreshing swims. Your choice comes down to creature comfort must-haves. Today’s recreational vehicles do not disappoint! With Ontario … Continue reading Then and now: cooking in an RV

Then and now: Ontario Parks visitors

This blog post comes from Senior Marketing Specialist Anne Craig.  It’s the summer of 1963. Lester B. Pearson has just been elected the Prime Minister of Canada, and “It’s My Party” by Lesley Gore is topping the CHUM chart. Ontario is enjoying a year of economic growth, riding on the tails of a booming manufacturing … Continue reading Then and now: Ontario Parks visitors

Then and now: vintage parks postcards

2018 marks Ontario Parks’ 125th anniversary and we’ve been digging through our archives in search of some of the coolest vintage photographs, documents, and artifacts. Throughout the year we are sharing our discoveries in a series of OP125 blog posts! This post showcases a collection of vintage postcards featuring a few of our beautiful parks … Continue reading Then and now: vintage parks postcards

Then and Now: vehicle permits

Gearing up to celebrate our 125th anniversary has us digging through archives in search of vintage photos and documents. Over the course of the year, we’ll be sharing our discoveries in our OP125 blog series. This month, we’re taking a look back on a collection of Ontario Parks vehicle permits dating back to 1957. Purchased and displayed on … Continue reading Then and Now: vehicle permits

Banding the wind riders

Today’s post was written by David Bree, Natural Heritage Education Leader at Presqu’ile Provincial Park.  It’s a blustery late-May day on Presqu’ile’s beach and a few birders are out watching the shorebirds. The birds wheel in and land for a few minutes of frantic feeding before lifting off again and heading out to disappear over … Continue reading Banding the wind riders