Wanna be impressed? Take a look at these education and resource protection programs at Ontario Parks. All have been made possible thanks to the generous support that Ontario Parks receives from park Friends groups, corporate partners and private donors. Continue reading Making a difference at Ontario Parks
The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of camping. It simply marks the beginning of the next spectacular season in Ontario Parks. The attraction of freshly fallen snow is just around the corner and the rental of a cozy yurt for a winter weekend of cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, is the perfect way to connect with family and friends. Continue reading Winter Camping Opportunities
Imagine yourself standing along a major highway in Ontario, with 2000 other people, waiting to hear the sound of wolves. You could make this a reality by attending a wolf howl in Algonquin Provincial Park! Continue reading Shhhhhh…Can You Hear That?
The G8 and G20 summits being held in Huntsville and Toronto provide a unique opportunity to showcase for world visitors some of Ontario’s rich natural heritage. Continue reading “Moose on the Loose” at Pearson
Ontario is preparing to welcome the world at the upcoming G8 Summit in Muskoka! Ontario Parks will continue to operate all of their provincial parks during the Summit. Parks in close proximity (like Algonquin and Arrowhead), may have minor delays due to security checkpoints and detours in and around the Huntsville area. Continue reading Attention Algonquin and Arrowhead Provincial Park Visitors!
Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) is continuing their support of research projects at Ontario Parks by hosting a raffle! In the past, MEC has supported Karner Blue butterfly research in Pinery Provincial Park (a species at risk), wolf research in Algonquin and a reforestation project at Sandbanks. Continue reading Help Support Salamander Research In Algonquin Provincial Park
The journey moves through the northwest of Algonquin Provincial Park and is ideal for those looking for wildlife, stunning lakes and tasty meals cooked over an open fire. The pace is relaxed which makes this canoe trip suitable for all abilities and experience levels. If you’re lucky, you might catch sight of a large moose or hear a pack of wolves. Continue reading Journey of the Voyageur: 3-Day Algonquin Park Canoe Trip
Paddle the northwest corner of Algonquin in search of moose. Wake up with the sun, canoe through the mist and enjoy magical mornings photographing famed wildlife of Algonquin. Learn all about wildlife photography and enjoy three glorious days inside the most famous Ontario Park. Continue reading Algonquin Park Moose Photography Workshop
Interested in a first-hand wildlife research experience? Join wildlife experts at the Wildlife Research Station May 21-24, 2010 to accompany them in their attempts to better understand Algonquin’s plants and animals. This workshop is a great opportunity to learn more about the science behind wildlife research. Participants will have the opportunity to explore field and laboratory research techniques as they learn more about Algonquin’s wildlife. Continue reading Wildlife Research Weekend at Algonquin
One of the most magical times of the year to go canoeing, kayaking or hiking in the interior of Ontario Parks is just after the ice has left the lakes and just before black flies hatch – and start looking for a blood meal. Continue reading Ice Out Canoe Trips