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!
If you’re looking for something to do with all the snow that has hit southern Ontario recently, why not make your way to Wasaga Beach Provincial Park? Continue reading Wasaga Beach – not just for summer!
Wasaga Beach is the first provincial park in Canada to meet international standards for clean beaches.
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park has received an award from the local Chamber of Commerce, for its role in the annual historical re-enactment of battles of the War of 1812. Continue reading Way to Go, Wasaga!