Ontario Parks is now hiring summer students! This is your chance to have a fun job in a great location while having an amazing summer. Each year, Ontario Parks offers a variety jobs in over 100 operating parks and offices. This year, there 2700 jobs available in the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and over 1500 are in Ontario Parks! Continue reading Summer Jobs in Ontario Parks
This Saturday, March 28th, join people from all over the world to recognize Earth Hour by turning off your lights from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Continue reading Earth Hour: Turn off your lights on Saturday night!
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If you are looking to get outside and into nature for your family’s spring break this year, Ontario’s provincial parks have many great affordable outings for you to enjoy. Continue reading Fun Family Activities This Spring Break at Ontario Parks
Check out the March 2009 issue of Canadian Geographic Travel magazine which features 25 of Canada’s great provincial and territorial parks. Continue reading Ontario Parks in Canadian Geographic Travel
Algonquin Provincial Park is beautiful in every season, but experiencing Algonquin in the winter is truly something special! As winter draws to a close, it’s time to take advantage of the exceptional combination of activities that Algonquin offers, including camping, skiing, snowshoeing, dog-sledding, wildlife viewing, and exploring the park visitor centre. Continue reading Spend the Rest of Winter in Algonquin Provincial Park
There may be snow on the ground, but there are still birds in the sky! Take advantage of the beautiful winter setting and explore the bird life at Killarney Provincial Park. Continue reading Killarney’s Annual Christmas Bird Count
The Toronto Star recently conducted a reader survey on some of the top places to see in Canada and Ontario. Continue reading Ontario Parks Makes Ontario’s Top Five!
When asked to name his favourite Ontario Park, Tobi Kiesewalter wonders, “How do I answer that?” He is not only an Ontario Parks employee, but a true fan of what he calls, some of the best real estate in the world. It is no surprise that as the Senior Natural Heritage Education Leader at Murphys Point Provincial Park, Tobi’s job is to encourage a connection between the park and its visitors. Continue reading A Day in the Life of… A Senior Natural Heritage Education Leader
Have you checked out the Ontario Parks Fall Colours Report? This report tells you where colours are reaching their peak across the province, and what autumn adventures are waiting for you. Continue reading Visit Ontario Parks for Spectacular Fall Colours!
As any successful person in the retail business, Lori Horton knows what pleases her customers. “We scoop well over 12,000 ice cream cones,” she explains. As the Park Store Leader for Presqu’ile Provincial Park, Lori’s responsibilities go beyond the sweet treat in the summer. Lori makes sure that during every season, campers have a well maintained store to visit. Continue reading A Day in the Life of… A Park Store Leader