Can’t get into your favourite campsite? Or are you ready to try a new park this summer?
If you love Sandbanks Provincial Park – and what’s not to love about its long, sandy beaches, warm water and walking trails along the dunes? – you might consider Presqu’ile. The park offers more than 300 camping sites in a variety of settings, 2.5 kilometers of beach, lots of trails and paths including a boardwalk that takes you into a large protected marsh, and the second oldest operating lighthouse in Ontario.
Continue reading Switch it up this summer
Events to remember 400 years of French presence in Ontario
Think your kids are the only ones who yearn for adventure?
Check out the life story of Étienne Brûlé, the first French explorer to set foot in what is now Ontario four hundred years ago.
Continue reading Remembering French explorer Étienne Brûlé
The countdown to fall has begun; children are returning to school, sweaters and long pants are reappearing and birds and butterflies are beginning their migratory journeys. Some of us experience a kind of grieving at this time of year; we mourn for the long hot days of summer. But others celebrate fall – a time of glorious colour, quiet parks and few bugs.
Only a few regions of the world offer the kind of spectacular, showy fall colours that Ontario is famous for. The climate and deciduous trees of Northeastern North America provide the perfect storm for transforming our lush green foliage into the brilliant reds, yellows and oranges.
Continue reading The many colours of fall
While our provincial parks offer breathtaking views and spectacular scenery, the rugged terrain can make it difficult for people with disabilities to have an Ontario Parks experience. Continue reading Ontario Parks Breaking Down Barriers
Spectacular fall colours, cool nights, and sunny days – with no mosquitoes or black flies – make autumn a great time of year to visit a provincial park. Continue reading Autumn Is Show Time In Ontario’s Northern Ontario Parks
Join the Quest Art Group and the Friends of Awenda on Saturday September 26th for the 2nd Annual “Awenda Inspired” Continue reading Awenda Inspired
My memories are from a day camp with the YMCA. We always went to Bronte before we went on our trip. I remember all the fun stuff we did! I met a guy I liked. Met some awesome friends. I”ll never forget the times I spent in Bronte Creek Provincial Park! Continue reading Thanks for the memories! Part 3