When paddling a river or toasting marshmallows, it can be easy to forget the rich cultural history of Ontario’s provincial parks. We’ve got all kinds of storytelling going on in our parks this August, especially in the evenings. Care to stop by for a yarn?
Fishing is a great way to experience the outdoors, connect with family, and explore new areas. Plus – the excitement of reeling in and landing a fish is hard-to-beat. Safely releasing it back into the water and watching it swim back into the depths is particularly rewarding too. Fish are amazing critters, as these strange-but-true … Continue reading 10 wacky fish facts
“Roughing it” not really your style? Explore nature with all the comforts of home! From stone fireplaces to fully equipped kitchens to whirlpool tubs, discover each cabin’s special perks.
If you’ve visited Presqu’ile Provincial Park lately, you’ve probably spotted staff and volunteers cutting down happy pine trees (during the Christmas season!) and feeding them (*GASP*) into the woodchipper. You might even have pulled over to ask, in a little Cindy-Lou Who voice: Why are you taking our Christmas tree? Why?
Today’s post comes from Pilar Manorome, a natural heritage education specialist from Rondeau Provincial Park. While you’re cuddled up on the couch with your favourite book and a big cup of hot chocolate, have you ever wondered where our eight-legged friends spend the cold winter months? Well, I’ve got the answers to your winter-time ponderings.
From its rich cultural heritage to its picture perfect lookout trail, there’s plenty to love about Restoule Provincial Park. Planning a fall getaway? Get a sneak peek at this autumn paradise in our new “Cool Things at Restoule” video:
The Sandbanks New Waves Festival is a celebration of independent music, art, food and film. This annual harvest event takes place on Saturday, September 19 in Sandbanks Provincial Park.
Do you dream of skimmers, tip-ups, pop-ups and giant pike or walleye? Do you measure the days of winter by the increasing thickness of ice on your favourite lakes? Or are you just excited to try out your new ice fishing rod for the first time? Imagine setting your line in with little to no … Continue reading The cold hard facts about ice fishing rules and regs
If you and your family are looking to experience something incredibly cool this summer, head down under to the Mica Mine at Murphys Point Provincial Park in Perth.
Built in the 1870s, Maple Rest is nestled within the dunes beach area of Sandbanks Provincial Park in Prince Edward County. It is available for reservation throughout the year and perfect for your next getaway. Here are some of the features we think you will enjoy: 1. Victorian Charm Maple Rest is a … Continue reading Book your Prince Edward County getaway at Sandbanks’ Maple Rest Heritage House!