Neys

Events

Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Family Fishing Week July 1, 2017 July 9, 2017 Visitor Centre

Try your luck at fishing! Visit the Gatehouse to borrow fishing rods and tackle! Stop by the Visitor Centre or attend an interpretive program to discover the fish of the Little Pic River and Lake Superior!

Canada Day July 1, 2017 July 1, 2017 Visitor Centre

Celebrate Canada Day by participating in the A'neys'ing Race: Canada Day Edition! This foot-race can be completed solo or in a team. Meet at the Visitor Centre for 11:00 am to get started on your quest! Get ready to explore Canada's natural and cultural history through a series of challenges! In the evening, join us for red and white cupcakes at the Vistior Centre and a screening of the documentary, Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven (2015). This film..."follows authors and wilderness photographers Joanie and Gary McGuffin, and art historian Michael Burtch as they search for the locations visited by Canada's most celebrated landscape painters who captured the spirit of the land, water, and skies of northern Ontario in the 1920's. Many of the Group of Seven's canvases and sketches have become iconic representations of the Canadian soul". This event will be held inside the Visitor Centre at 7:30 pm.

Lake Superior Sand and Sun Weekend July 14, 2017 July 16, 2017 Visitor Centre

Don’t miss a weekend of fascinating programs based on the stories of Lake Superior and the species that call the rugged north shore home! Join our Natural Heritage Education staff to explore the scenic shore and be sure to soak up the sunshine on our beautiful 2 km long sandy beach. For more information call the park at 807.229.1624.

Canada's Parks Day July 15, 2017 July 15, 2017 To be determined.

Join us in celebrating Canada’s Parks Day! Lounge on our beautiful beach or take a hike on one of our scenic trails! Join a Natural Heritage Educator for an evening program or guided hike and make sure you check out the Visitor Centre to discover the rich cultural and natural history of Neys!

Healthy Parks Healthy People Day July 21, 2017 July 21, 2017 Visitor Centre

Enjoy free day-use at ALL Ontario Parks! Take time to relax on Friday evening by joining our Natural Heritage Education staff for a Boreal Forest Teas tea-tasting session and a screening of the documentary, "The Canoe" at 7:30 pm at the Visitor Centre. Boreal Forest Teas are blended from premium quality organic cultivated herns and locally, ethically and sustainably wild harvested plants.

32nd Annual Neys Nostalgia Days August 11, 2017 August 13, 2017 Visitor Centre

Join us for a fun-filled weekend to celebrate Neys' rich cultural history! From guided hikes, evening presentations, and games, there's an event for everyone. Join Shannon Robertson, author of Campfire Stories from Northwestern Ontario on Saturday evening for a campfire and a reading from her newest book! For more information call the park at 807-229-1624.