Walking in the Rain

I love walking in the rain. First – as everyone is painfully aware – for half the year Canada is cold. Getting outside in warm weather is too precious an experience to be wasted waiting for a sunny day. Second – weather predictions are often woefully wrong, leaving you stuck at home when you could be enjoying a great day outside. Continue reading Walking in the Rain

Introducing the Trails of Presqu’ile Provincial Park

Dunes, panes, beaches, old growth forest and a beautiful lighthouse! Presqu’ile Provincial Park has several different habitats and a very exciting storied past. The best way to discover Presqu’ile is to experience the environment and walk through where past events took place! Continue reading Introducing the Trails of Presqu’ile Provincial Park

15 things to do with your kids before they’re 15

Parents interested in the outdoors and family camping have a short window of time before kids’ seasonal jobs and other interests can change family holiday time. Since this is a season of resolutions and the beginning of 2012 vacation planning, here’s a suggested list of 15 things to do with your kids before they turn 15! Continue reading 15 things to do with your kids before they’re 15

Rotary Way Trail At MacGregor Point Provincial Park

A large crowd recently turned out for the official opening of an extended Rail Trail which now connects MacGregor Point Provincial Park with Saugeen Shores and the Saugeen Rail Trail. The park’s Deer Run Bike Trail, the Rotary Way Trail, and the Gore Drain trail all connect the park to the Saugeen Rail Trail.

Through the cooperation of municipal and provincial governments, there are now over 40 km of trails, with a continuous trail from MacGregor Point Provincial Park right through to Southampton.

New Trail at Mashkinonje

About 40 people including Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay braved the rain recently to help open a new hiking trail at Mashkinonje Provincial Park. Calling it a testament to partnerships. Ramsay said the new Loudon Peatland Trail would not have been possible without the hard work of the Friends of Mashkinonje, as well as educational, business and municipal partners. Continue reading New Trail at Mashkinonje