The 36th annual Sleeping Giant Loppet was held at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park on March 4. Over 800 skiers registered for the 50 km, 35 km, 20 km and 8 km events. This year the Number 1 bib was presented to recently retired Park Superintendent Al Comeau. Continue reading 36th Annual Sleeping Giant Loppet Great Success
Every March, the sap flows from trees and birds begin their journey north making pit stops at parks along the lower Great Lakes. The weather is milder allowing for more outdoor play. Special March Break events for 2013 are planned in many Ontario Parks including a maple syrup festival, a fun cross-country ski touring event and two big birding festivals. Guided hikes and natural heritage activities are planned for March weekends in select Ontario Parks across the province. Continue reading 2013 March Break events at Ontario Parks
1. Skiing: Algonquin’s networks were recently listed by Canadian Geographic Travel in their “10 Best Cross Country Ski Trails.” There are two groomed and track set networks at Fen Lake (km 0) and Leaf Lake (km 54). Continue reading 10 reasons to explore Algonquin Provincial Park THIS winter
Killarney Provincial Park is one of several Ontario Parks with Family Day weekend events planned. Continue reading Family Day Weekend backcountry adventure
Killarney Provincial Park, one of the crown jewels in Ontario’s provincial park system, is open year-round. If you are looking for a winter playground, Continue reading Killarney Provincial Park’s winter playground
Want to know where to find some of Ontario’s best cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skating, or tobogganing? You’ve come to the right place! Continue reading Discover what winter can be at Ontario Parks
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!
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
Weather conditions are looking ideal for next Saturday’s Sleeping Giant Loppet. Unlike past years, Peter Crooks, the chief groomer has no stress! The park trails have a deep base and have been groomed consistently all season. It’s going to be a memorable year as elite local and international skiers vie for the $1,000 grand prize in the 50 km free event. Families and students skiing the 8 km Mini-Loppet will have a chance to howl and ski along with Lakehead University’s mascot “Wolfie”. Continue reading One week to the Sleeping Giant Loppet!
Hello early birds! The early registration deadline for the Sleeping Giant Loppet is fast approaching. Register by February 6th to take advantage of the lowest entry fee. This annual loppet offers distances of 8 km, 20 km, 35 km or 50 km Continue reading Sleeping Giant Loppet – Early Bird Registration!