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!
Have you ever heard the call of a whip-poor-will? Unlike many other birds, its call is very distinctive. The eastern whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus) is a “name-sayer” and certainly a vociferous one, with records of calls repeated over 1000 times!
The Last of the White Pine Loggers are returning home… On August 2, the Wakami Wailers are hosting a benefit concert to help to restore the historic logging exhibit at Wakami Lake Provincial Park. The Wakami Wailers formed the band in 1981 – the band members all worked in the park as seasonal staff, and happened … Continue reading Wakami Wailers to host benefit concert at Wakami Lake Provincial Park
Human interest stories are brought to life every year through unique programming at Ontario Parks. There are no ghosts but the spirit of lumbermen and settlers live on at Bonnechere Provincial Park. The park’s cultural history began thousands of years ago with First Nations travelers. By 1840, settlers began to arrive.
The Ontario government is releasing the final management plan for the Woodland Caribou Signature Site in northwestern Ontario, Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay said today. “The plan protects the site’s unique features, including rare woodland caribou, while allowing for appropriate recreational uses as part of the economic strategy for the area,” Ramsay said.