Yurts And Mini Learning Vacations

If you’re thinking of booking a yurt this fall you can try one of Ontario Parks’ new learning vacations. Maybe you’ll get really adventurous and combine a yurt stay with a winter workshop. Yurts are surprisingly comfortable which is good news for boomers who used to camp, but in the last couple of years have chosen the creature comforts that nearby housekeeping resorts offer. Continue reading Yurts And Mini Learning Vacations

Ontario Parks Supports Road Safety Act

Park visitors should be aware that that the Highway Traffic Act applies to all Ontario Park roads. Ontario is making the province’s roads (which includes all park campground roads) safer, with new changes that will help protect young and novice drivers.

As of August 1, 2010, drivers 21 and under must have a zero blood alcohol level when driving.

If caught, you face:
– A 30-day suspension
– Up to $500 in fines
– An immediate 24-hour licence suspension

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China Travel Channel Filming in Ontario Parks!

Ontario Parks is thrilled to be working with the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership and Tourism Toronto to bring China Travel Channel to Ontario again this summer. Last year’s joint promotion included Algonquin Provincial Park. This year two families are travelling to Ontario. Continue reading China Travel Channel Filming in Ontario Parks!