Valentine ideas 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

Winter Camping Opportunities

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

Don’t Put the Skis Away Yet!

On Saturday, March 20th, experience a last gasp of winter and the beauty of Quetico’s winter wilderness with a friendly ski tour. Quetico Provincial Park will be hosting the “Beaten Paths 8th Annual Cross Quetico Lakes Ski Tour”.

Skiers can choose from a 35 or 45 km tour and ski, mush or skijor across Quetico’s stunning lakes. The tour is organized by the Beaten Path Nordic Ski Club in cooperation with Quetico Provincial Park. For more information, contact Chris Stromberg at (807) 597-4503 or cstromberg@shaw.ca or visit www.atikokancanoe.tripod.com/beatenpath

Let’s go camping…

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.

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