Book your Prince Edward County getaway at Sandbanks’ Maple Rest Heritage House!

 

Built in the 1870s, Maple Rest is nestled within the dunes beach area of Sandbanks Provincial Park in Prince Edward County.  It is available for reservation throughout the year and perfect for your next getaway.  Here are some of the features we think you will enjoy:

 

1.  Victorian Charm

Maple Rest is a unique Victorian home with lots of charm.  The home has been completely restored and furnished with antiques and reproductions to create a unique experience for guests.  You will feel transported to a different time and place-but with the convenience of many modern luxuries still available!

 

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Witness the phenomenon of fall migration in Ontario Parks

Today’s post comes from David Bree, Senior Natural Heritage Education Leader at Presqu’ile Provincial Park.

Migration is a miracle of nature that has fascinated humans since…well, since forever!

Where do these creatures come from? Where do they go?  How do they know when to leave?

Many of those questions have been answered over the years but there are still many mysteries to uncover.   Continue reading Witness the phenomenon of fall migration in 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

A Day in the Life of… A Gate Attendant

Courtney Kiss is studying biology and genetics, and hopes to become a Genetics Counsellor. So, what is she doing working at Ontario Parks? “I really like meeting people from a lot of different places,” she says. “I like this job a lot.” For the past three summers, Courtney has been working as a Gate Attendant at Sandbanks Provincial Park.
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