Back in June we reported that there were two Piping plover nests at the park’s Beach Area One. Each nest had four eggs and all of the eggs have since hatched. Unfortunately three chicks did not survive. Two were lost to predation and one to illness. Continue reading Plover Chicks Take Flight at Wasaga Beach Provincial Park
Wasaga is about to be taken under siege again! From July 22-24, you will be able to see how the story of the British Schooner Nancy and her plight during the War of 1812 unfolded right here in Wasaga Beach. Continue reading The British Are Coming!
Marten River Provincial Park is celebrating its 21st Annual Lumberjack Days on the weekend of July 16 in conjunction with Canada Parks Day. Continue reading Marten River Hosts 21st Annual Lumberjack Days
In our recent Paddler’s Paradise post, we talked about learn to paddle programs at Ontario Parks but what if you are looking for a bit of white water excitement? So we took our question to Dave Sproule who works for Ontario Parks in northeastern Ontario and here are some of his ideas. Continue reading Experience white water paddling in Ontario Parks
When it’s hot and humid nothing beats a trip to the beach and no beach in Ontario is more famous than Wasaga Beach Provincial Park on Georgian Bay. The popular14 kilometre (8.7 mi) beach was in the news last week when it was announced that it had gained new ground. 12 hectares or 40 new acres have been purchased from a private landowner. Continue reading Life’s a beach
Ontario Parks and OFAH have once again partnered together for a Tackleshare program. This program is designed to give everyone, young and old, the opportunity to get outside and enjoy fishing with family and friends. Continue reading Ontario Parks Tackleshare
School’s out but the fun is just beginning with education – Ontario Parks’ style! Since 1944, more than 70 million visitors have learned about the natural and cultural resources of their favourite provincial park though the Natural Heritage Education (NHE) program. Continue reading Education the Ontario Parks Way!
Still looking for something to do during the months of July and August? Why not check out a roofed accommodation at Ontario Parks. There are still vacancies available at Bonnechere Provincial Park for their rustic cabins and yurts at Windy Lake and Charleston Lake Provincial Parks. Continue reading Ontario Parks offers great roofed accommodations for summer camping!
Tickets are now on sale for Parkbus, a new non-profit initiative introducing express bus service from Toronto to Algonquin Provincial Park on summer weekends, and to Killarney and Grundy Lake parks later in the season. Continue reading Parkbus Introduces Express Bus Service to Algonquin and Killarney Parks