Parkbus Introduces Express Bus Service to Algonquin and Killarney Parks

Tickets are now on sale for Parkbus, a new non-profit initiative introducing express bus service from Toronto to Algonquin Provincial Park on summer weekends, and to Killarney and Grundy Lake parks later in the season. Continue reading Parkbus Introduces Express Bus Service to Algonquin and Killarney Parks

51 Seasons of Excellent Customer Service at Killbear Provincial Park

Eddie Ramsey has worked on the maintenance crew at Killbear Provincial Park since the park opened in 1960. He was 17 years old at the time. He is now 68 years old and is still working as energetically as he ever has. Eddie is now the assistant maintenance foreman and has given no indication that he wants to retire. Continue reading 51 Seasons of Excellent Customer Service at Killbear Provincial Park

Exciting Events Happening at Killbear July 16-18

How about taking in a program or two during your visit at Killbear.

**Please note that all children must be accompanied by an adult at all Interpretive Programs as well as at the Visitor Centre**

In case of rain, Kids Programs will be held in the Visitor Centre at 10:30 am. See any office for more details

Thursday July 16

Time Warp
Kids Program (ages 4-11)
10am at the day use beach

The Bear Facts
Welcome to Black Bear Country
8:30pm at the Amphitheatre

Friday July 17

Web of Life
Kids Program (ages 4-11)
10am in front of administration

What’s Growing On?
Guided Hike
2pm at the Lookout Point Trail

Saturday July 18

Friends of Killbear
Bike Rodeo
10am-2pm at the Amphitheatre

Ultimate Camping Adventure
Celebrate Parks Day!
8:30pm at the Amphitheatre

Thanks for the memories! Part 5

My family has been going to Sandbanks since before I was born and I am now 28 and have continued the tradition every summer, but the most memorable summer was in 1996. I met the man of my dreams on the beach that hot, hot summer. Jason and I had both “grown up” in the park. Every summer since I was 13, I can remember a group of boys that always seemed to be sleeping on the beach, but they didn’t even notice me. Continue reading Thanks for the memories! Part 5