Planning a cross-province adventure? Check out the Ontario Parks Driving Routes.
A route to explore Canada’s cultural heritage!
Visit five Visitor Centres that tell the unique story of Ontario’s natural and cultural history through Indigenous rock carvings, the War of 1812, the famous Group of Seven artists, and Ontario’s pristine natural environment.
Continue reading Algonquin — Peterborough Route
Camping doesn’t always have to involve driving a far distance to pitch a tent.
RVing allows you to experience the beauty of Ontario’s fall colours with more of the comforts of home.
In southeastern Ontario, there are many great RVing opportunities nearby. You can find your adventure by RV at several different parks close to city centres and along major travel routes.
Continue reading Fall RVing in southeastern Ontario
No bugs, no crowds — just natural beauty topped by autumn’s splendour. Fall is the perfect time to pack up the trailer and head out on an adventure!
Ready to hit the road? Here’s our list of top parks for fall RVing in northwestern Ontario:
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RVing has been an integral part of the Ontario Parks camping experience for years…
…and there’s no better way to celebrate our parks’ legacy than with a province-wide tour during Ontario’s picturesque fall colours!
Continue reading There’s no better time to go RVing at Ontario Parks
Imagine ringing in the New Year in a winter wonderland. The light from your campfire reflects off the snow, and your friends and family ladle out cocoa from the pot bubbling over the flames.
This is a familiar scene for the seasonal RVers at MacGregor Point Provincial Park.
Whether you just need a place to store your RV for the winter, or you’re ready to experience winter in a whole new way, MacGregor Point’s winter RV program might be just what you need!
Continue reading Winter RVing at MacGregor Point
In today’s post, Chef Deb Rankine, a.k.a. The Fridge Whisperer, shares two decadent brunch recipes loved by RVers and tenters alike.
Laid back mornings at the campsite deserve the finest brunch-o-licious fare.
Created in minutes in an RV kitchen, these recipes are also easily adaptable to those tenting on full service sites.
RV travellers love fall at Ontario Parks even after Canadian Thanksgiving (second Monday in October). Some even camp in winter. Park staff affectionately call these campers ‘winter warriors’ since staying warm and maintaining the water systems in your RV in Ontario winter temperatures is a challenge. These four Ontario Parks are your best bet for late fall camping in an RV. Know that trailer fill stations for water are normally closed later in the season, based on weather. However, three parks have campgrounds offering electrical service, and comfort stations with hot showers that are open year round. The fourth, Killarney Provincial Park, does not have electrical service. The park also closes its comfort stations and turns off its water systems following the Canadian Thanksgiving, but the bathrooms outside of the main office remain open along with a tap so campers can access water to fill large jugs. Don’t forget that you need a park permit to camp in any season at Ontario Parks. More detailed RV information is on the Ontario Parks web site.
Continue reading RV camping in late fall
Have you ever cooked your Thanksgiving dinner outdoors? Wanna try? Here are three ways to do it:
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The idea behind orienteering is to use a map and compass to navigate from point to point in the least amount of time. If you’re a newbie and the whole map and compass thing is a little intimidating, try digital orienteering. Continue reading Learn Digital Orienteering at Ontario Parks
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