Provincial park co-operating associations, or Friends groups, are community based, not-for-profit, charitable organizations which work to enhance the interpretive, educational and recreational programs of the park with which they are associated. Continue reading Friends Helping Friends
After a morning of driving you reach your favourite camping destination, the last thing you want to do is be trapped in a car any longer than you have to, so why not Park Once when you get to the park and get yourself out into the green scene, walk to the beach or park store. Continue reading Take A Challenge… A Park Once Challenge
Check out the March 2009 issue of Canadian Geographic Travel magazine which features 25 of Canada’s great provincial and territorial parks. Continue reading Ontario Parks in Canadian Geographic Travel
Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) has been a dedicated partner with Ontario Parks for almost ten years and for the 2008 season they have extended their hand in helping to save lives. This year, Ontario Parks is proud to announce that MEC is partnering with us in our Life Jacket Lending Program. Continue reading Ontario Parks Helps to Save Lives with Mountain Equipment Co-op
Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC), a long-time partner of Ontario Parks has extended a helping hand to Sandbanks Provincial Park.
Sandbanks is best know for its sand dunes and golden beach, but there is another, lesser- known side to the park. Continue reading Mountain Equipment Co-op Support Sandbanks!
Students in the Perth area had the chance to dig into the field of archaeology literally in a recent project at Murphys Point Provincial Park. Continue reading Dig a little Deeper…
Have you ever seen a Karner Blue Butterfly? No? Well, you’re not alone. Continue reading KARNER BLUE “BLUES”
When you visit Ontario Parks this season, be on the lookout! You may just spot our new little — and we mean little — vehicle. It’s a “smart fortwo” coupe, from Ontario Parks’ newest corporate partner, Mercedes-Benz of Canada. Continue reading Ontario Parks gets smart!
About 200 people helped Ontario Parks celebrate the recent re-opening of the campground at Inverhuron Provincial Park. The guest list included Municipality of Kincardine Mayor Glenn Sutton; local MPP Carol Mitchell; Mike Brown, the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Natural Resources; and Chief Paul Nadjiwan, of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation. Past and current campers and Inverhuron staff were also on hand. Continue reading Re-opening of Campground at Inverhuron
Corporate partnership means a lot to Ontario Parks and indirectly, to you, the visitor. One of our partners, Swish Maintenance has sponsored a variety of environmental research and trail projects in our parks over the past five years. Continue reading The Tradition Continues