Ontario Parks would like to send out a big thank you to the 45 volunteers from the Friends of Killarney Park who spent this past weekend cleaning up the George Lake campgrounds, planting trees and building boardwalk. Continue reading We get by with a little help from our Friends
That’s right, opening season for Ontario Parks is fast approaching! It’s time to dig out your camera and get ready for another fantastic season of visiting and photographing Ontario Parks! Continue reading Spring into Photography with Ontario Parks!
Starting May 2, Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park will start accepting camping reservations for its 108 backcountry campsites. These sites are only accessible by canoe and most sites have three tent pads, fire ring, picnic table and a privy toilet. Continue reading Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park Now Accepting Reservations
Algonquin Park is open this weekend for backcountry camping and fishing, some lakes and Access Points are still impassable. Before you travel to Algonquin check the website (www.algonquinpark.on.ca) for current updates for each Access Point ice out conditions are highly variable and changing daily.”
Ontario Parks is offering a new program aimed at new Canadians and others who have never camped before.
About 25 per cent of all Ontarians have never gone on an overnight camping trip; new Canadians are even less likely to have tried camping. About 74 per cent of new Canadians surveyed said that a hands-on course about camping would be helpful. Continue reading Ontario Parks Launches New Learn to Camp Program
April showers bring May flowers. Spring is a fantastic time for a walk in an Ontario park, especially before leaf-out. Continue reading Spring wildflowers at Ontario Parks
Spring is one of the best times to visit Ontario Parks. The lack of foliage is a chance to see rare park flora and fauna. Wildflowers carpet forest floors. Salt-depleted moose seek roadside mineral pools and special spring events are planned. Continue reading Celebrate spring at Ontario Parks
This past weekend, The Friends of Rondeau held their annual celebration of the spring migration of waterfowl and Tundra swans. Unfortunately nature doesn’t always pay attention to dates. Rondeau Bay was almost completely frozen on the first day of the festival which meant no Tundra swans. Continue reading Wings of spring!
Wasaga Nordic staff want to thank everyone for coming out and supporting us during the 2010-2011 season. We have had fantastic ski conditions for most of the winter, and with the amount of snow that we still have and continue to receive, we are looking forward to a great March Break. Continue reading Wasaga Beach Winter Fun!
A sure sign of spring is when the birds begin to arrive at Ontario Parks. Continue reading Spring Birdwatching at Ontario Parks