About 175 people showed up recently to help Emily Provincial Park celebrate its 50th birthday.Revellers included former and current campers, as well as past and current staff at the park. They enjoyed birthday cake, refreshments and entertainment by the provincial park-renowned Wakami Wailers.
In addition to Emily, 15 other operating provincial parks are marking their 50th birthday this year. They are: Nagagamisis, Greenwater, Ivanhoe Lake, Esker Lakes, Rene Brunelle, The Pinery, Kettle Lakes, Kap-Kig-Iwan, Sibbald Point, Rock Point, Sioux Narrows, Fairbank, Lake on the Mountain, John E. Pearce and Bass Lake.
To see if they have special events planned — or to check on summer events at any of our other provincial parks — visit Park Events.