A single piece of firewood can destroy millions of trees.
It might seem difficult to imagine, but something as simple as bringing your own firewood when you travel to or from your favourite campsite could threaten and destroy thousands, even millions, of trees. Continue reading Planning to Bring Your Own Firewood to the Park?
We are nearing the end of our Festival of Flight which celebrates the spring migration of songbirds through the area. Although the weather was cool and wet most days, we still had some very special visitors. Continue reading Special visitors stop by Festival of Flight at Rondeau
Most Ontario Parks in southern Ontario open on May 13 and the majority of northern parks open on May 20. Continue reading Ontario Parks Open For The 2011 Camping Season
Ontario Parks would like to send a GREEN thank you to the team from the Ministry of Natural Resources Sault Ste. Marie District Office who recently spent a full day at Pancake Bay Provincial Park gathering litter and making a significant contribution to “EARTH DAY 2011”. Continue reading Spring cleaning at Pancake Bay
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