When it’s hot and humid nothing beats a trip to the beach and no beach in Ontario is more famous than Wasaga Beach Provincial Park on Georgian Bay. The popular14 kilometre (8.7 mi) beach was in the news last week when it was announced that it had gained new ground. 12 hectares or 40 new acres have been purchased from a private landowner. Continue reading Life’s a beach
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!
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
Lt. Miller Worsley of the British Royal Navy was in a tight situation and he knew it. From his position at the mouth of the Nottawasaga River looking out onto Georgian Bay, he could see the sails of three warships approaching. Continue reading Wasaga Under Siege – A War of 1812 Experience!!
For a second year in a row, piping plovers have returned to the shores of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park. Continue reading The plovers are back! The plovers are back!
Canadian Geographic Magazine has named Wasaga Beach and Sandbanks Provincial Park as two of the Top 25 Beaches to visit this summer! Continue reading Wasaga Beach and Sandbanks Named Two Of Canada’s Best
The two Piping Plover chicks that recently hatched in Wasaga Beach are in great health thanks to the efforts of park staff and the volunteers who are working around the clock monitoring these rare migratory birds. Continue reading Piping Plover Update
Park staff at Wasaga Beach Provincial Park are looking for volunteers to assist with protecting recently hatched Piping Plover chicks.
Piping Plovers are one of Canada’s rarest birds and are under immediate threat of extinction. They have been listed as an endangered species and are protected under Ontario’s new Endangered Species Act. Continue reading Piping Plovers Need Your Help!
The story of Nancy Island and the British Schooner Nancy is one of Ontario’s best little known secrets.
The Schooner Nancy was a fur trading vessel that was pressured to serve during the War of 1812. On August 14, 1814 the Nancy was on the Nottawasaga River when it became under American attack. Continue reading Nancy Island Celebrates 80 Years!