Delayed Park Openings 2016

Delayed Park openings 2017

Check for delayed openings before visiting parks this spring.

Delayed Openings

Backcountry Maps in the Online Store

Planning a Backcountry Camping Trip?

Our online store has a selection of backcountry/paddling route maps

Maps at the Online Store

Chilling out by the lake: arctic-alpine disjunct plants along Lake Superior

Arctic pyrola (white flowers)Today’s post comes from Park Naturalist Lesley Ng of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. Did you know there are blooming beauties which are adapted for the arctic tundra or alpine environments? In short, they like it cold! And we don’t need traverse tundra or climb mountains to see them. We just need to take a spring hike along … Continue reading Chilling out by the lake: arctic-alpine disjunct plants along Lake Superior

Spring paddling safety

Spring paddling safetyItching for ice out? We certainly are. But spring weather can be fickle. Hitting the lake too early, failing to respect weather conditions or paddling beyond your skill level isn’t just risky — it’s downright dangerous. We chatted with Paul Smith, Superintendent of Kawartha Highlands Signature Site, to get some top do’s and don’ts for spring paddling … Continue reading Spring paddling safety

Introducing Sandbanks’ new campground

Aerial shot of new campground at SandbanksWork has been underway to create a new campground (while also providing a mitigation of habitat!) at Sandbanks Provincial Park… …and we’re just about ready to welcome campers! Reservations for Sandbanks’ new West Lake Campground will be available starting May 11, 2017! The new campground will feature 75 campsites being built on the West Lake … Continue reading Introducing Sandbanks’ new campground