Looking for a natural way to celebrate Family Day? These Family Day events at Algonquin Provincial Park and The Pinery Provincial Park are just two of several Family Day celebrations taking place at Ontario Parks in 2013. Continue reading Family Day and Valentine’s Day in Ontario Parks
On winter mornings especially after a light dusting of snow, animal tracks deposited under the cover of darkness provide clues about wildlife inhabiting Ontario Parks – tracks left in snow, chewed bark on or around a tree, snapped twigs, traces of urine, blood, or feathers or even evidence of a life and death struggle. Continue reading Tracking mysteries at Ontario Parks
Who has the most fun and excels at their summer jobs in Ontario? It’s the 1,600 students who work for Ontario Parks each summer. This past Friday, 40 of the best of these students were honoured at the Ontario Parks Partners Bursary awards ceremony at the Pinestone Inn in Haliburton. Continue reading 2012 Ontario Parks Partners Bursary
Backcountry explorations promise and deliver a more intimate experience with the natural environment. But, they also carry responsibility. Do your part to ensure that our parks are preserved for the enjoyment of future generations by leaving your pristine surroundings just as you found them. Continue reading 10 tips for the backcountry camper
Looking for adventure? Ontario Parks has you covered. 7,000 backcountry campsites only accessible by canoe or on foot are tucked away in 21 different provincial parks across Ontario. Backcountry campsites are basic- typically a pit privy, a few tent sites and a fire ring. The paddling and hiking are second to none. Trip planning is essential. Continue reading Trip planning tips for Ontario Parks
Are you an experienced canoeist looking for a new challenge? Woodland Caribou Ontario Parks’ fifth largest provincial park, is one of those few places in the world where you feel like you’re the first to experience its beauty. That’s because this park has low use. Continue reading Canoe Woodland Caribou Provincial Park
Join us for our first ever Algonquin Park Halloween Weekend, held at the Mew Lake Campground on October 26th and 27th. Continue reading New for 2012 – celebrate Hallowe’en in Algonquin Provincial Park!
Killarney Provincial Park is one of several Ontario Parks with Family Day weekend events planned. Continue reading Family Day Weekend backcountry adventure
Did you know winter is one of the best times to learn birdwatching?
There are fewer birds to identify and birds are easier to spot. Continue reading Learn to birdwatch at Killarney Provincial Park
Killarney Provincial Park, one of the crown jewels in Ontario’s provincial park system, is open year-round. If you are looking for a winter playground, Continue reading Killarney Provincial Park’s winter playground