Howl for coyotes, ski under a full moon, skate through the woods, build an igloo, or challenge yourself to a ski loppet. There’s always something to do at Ontario Parks in winter.. Here are a few highlights: Continue reading Event-ful winter at Ontario Parks
Paddling and summer go hand-in-hand at Ontario Parks. But as this post demonstrates, you don’t need to be an expert to have a paddle-themed visit! Continue reading Paddlers’ Paradise
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
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
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 email@example.com or visit www.atikokancanoe.tripod.com/beatenpath
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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If you are looking to get outside and into nature for your family’s spring break this year, Ontario’s provincial parks have many great affordable outings for you to enjoy. Continue reading Fun Family Activities This Spring Break at Ontario Parks
A Toronto man and his son have been fined for defacing an ancient tree in Quetico Provincial Park. Continue reading Vandals fined for damaging Quetico tree