When the sun sets in Algonquin Provincial Park a host of creatures emerge to forage in the darkness. All you need to see these animals is a headlamp or flashlight and a sense of adventure. Continue reading The dark side of wildlife viewing
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
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
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
No bugs, temperatures that are just right and lots of trails to choose from. Ontario Parks offer the perfect fall hikes. Trails range in length and degree of difficulty and are available for any level of hiker. Best of all, they’ll lead you to some of Ontario’s best fall colour views. Continue reading Fall hikes in Ontario Parks
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.
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