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
Affordable March Break activities are planned at Ontario Parks. They include a maple syrup festival, two birdwatching celebrations, and one of Ontario’s most unique ski events. Continue reading March Break at Ontario Parks
Ski the Chocolate Cup Challenge, an annual Valentine’s Day ski race at Atikokan, near Quetico Provincial Park. Hosted by the Beaten Path Nordic Club, this year’s Chocolate Cup is on February 12. Families are welcome. Plenty of chocolate will be served and there are prizes for all. Stay an extra day and ski the groomed trails at Quetico or book a stay in one of two yurts. Continue reading Valentine ideas at Ontario Parks
Looking for fun Family Day Weekend activities in Ontario Parks? You’ve come to the right place. Continue reading Family Day Weekend at Ontario Parks
For the sixth year, Bronte Creek welcomed over 1000 visitors in celebration of multiculturalism in Halton Region. Dignitaries representing Oakville, Burlington and the Region of Halton greeted the picnickers, who represented immigrants from over 100 different countries. Continue reading Bronte Creek Provincial Park Hosts Halton Multicultural Picnic
Watch where you step!
Ontario Parks is excited to partner with Trees Ontario in its delivery of the Ontario government’s 50 Million Tree program, and with Earth Rangers to establish tree plantations at three southern Ontario provincial parks. Continue reading Caution, tree seedlings at work
Spring is here and Ontario Parks are opening! Ontario has 329 provincial parks to choose from that cover an area larger than the province of Nova Scotia. There are countless reasons to get out there and discover the best Ontario has to offer. Continue reading Five Reasons To Visit Ontario Parks This Spring
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 Southern Ontario Parks
Wow! Warmth, sun, summer is finally here. With some great weather reports for this weekend, it’s not too late to book a getaway at Ontario Parks. Listed below are some provincial parks that have vacancies for this weekend. Why not book off a couple of days into next week, and make it a long weekend for you and your family.
Parks with good campsite vacancies this weekend: Bronte Creek, Earl Rowe, Selkirk, Wheatley, Mara, McRae, Sibbald Point, Bonnechere, Fitzroy, Sharbot Lake, Voyageur, Chutes, Fairbank, Restoule, Windy Lake, Pancake Bay, Blue Lake, Rainbow Falls, Quetico.
Wherever you live, we’re Nearby and Natural at Ontario Parks