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
This is the final blog post in a series of three, written by our guest blogger Jen Johnson. Jen has worked in the outdoor industry at Mountain Equipment Co-op for the last 18 years. Continue reading Tripping in Algonquin with Kids – Special Moments in a Special Place
Looking to chill out in Ontario Parks’ backcountry? Here are six provincial parks that offer canoe and kayak rentals and hiking trails that access unique park landscapes. Algonquin and Killarney Provincial Parks are iconic and known around the world. Continue reading Chill out in Ontario Parks’ backcountry
Kawartha Highlands is one of Ontario’s newest provincial parks and offers exceptional backcountry canoeing opportunities in close proximity to some of the province’s largest communities. Pristine lakes, rocky ridges, mature forests, and beautiful scenery make for a memorable backcountry experience. Continue reading Reserve your site at Kawartha Highlands
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