Ontario’s provincial parks all offer FREE day-use on July 21, 2017, and our parks have all sorts of events planned, from treasure hunts to zumba to campfire singalongs!
And all that fun is sure to make you hungry.
Whether a romantic tête–à–tête by the river or a family reunion on the beach, Healthy Parks, Healthy People Day is a picnic-perfect event.
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You’ve got big plans. Today’s the day you conquer a stretch of whitewater, take the trail to the waterfall, or join that guided wildlife hike.
But the morning feels chilly. And your muscles are tight from yesterday’s portage. And your inner-naysayer has almost got you convinced to snuggle back in your sleeping bag and let the day go by.
But then the wind shifts.
And you smell the one thing that never fails to rev up your inner adventurer.
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On April 11, 2016, Killarney Provincial Park signed a partnership agreement with Wikwemikong Indigenous Community’s Point Grondine Park.
The two parks will share training and job-shadowing opportunities, exchanging knowledge about park management.
Continue reading An exciting new partnership for Killarney
Your family NEEDED a weekend getaway. You were a little late getting on the road, but you’re pretty sure you packed the essentials.
It’s pitch black by the time you pull into your campsite, but that’s okay. You rummage around in your trunk, until you find your favourite flashlight.
You press the button and…
Continue reading Are you travelling “light”?
Think birdwatching is limited to sitting silently in the woods for hours on end?
From waterway adventures to birding safaris, Canada’s South Coast Birding Trail serves up innovative opportunities to get up-close and personal with more than 250 migrating species.
This spring, follow the feathers to Canada’s migration hotspot and experience birding in a whole new way!
Continue reading 5 ways to spice up your spring birdwatching
Rondeau Provincial Park hosts “Reptile Day.” A day to learn about our sensational scaly critters!
We encourage everyone (even if you are not too keen on the legless variety) to join us in a day dedicated to the appreciation of ALL of our unique reptile species, from snakes to skinks.
Continue reading Reptile Day at Rondeau Provincial Park
ALLORGANIC® products are now available at participating Ontario Parks Stores at special introductory prices with all proceeds supporting Science & Research projects in Ontario Parks!
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If you are visiting one of many Ontario Parks this summer, there is a very good chance you will receive some added value or discounted opportunities with your overnight campsite permit this year. Ontario Parks is proud to partner with several companies that will offer sample products and discounts to visitors. Beyond samples and/or discounts, partners also financially invest into other important projects and programs like: Science and research initiatives, PARKsmart Lifejacket lending program and Ontario Parks Partners student bursary program. Here are some of our partners, and product offers that you may see when you visit an Ontario Park this summer.
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Will it help animals — from the majestic to the miniature — thrive in our protected spaces?
Will it inspire the next generation to enjoy and protect our parks while building their own memories for the future?
Will it help share and steward wisdom about our natural and cultural histories?
Continue reading What will your legacy be?
Winter is over and summer fun awaits – you and a guest could be going on a Temagami adventure!
Temagami is one of Ontario’s special places offering wilderness experiences amongst countless lakes and rivers embedded amongst untouched old growth Red and White Pine forests. Hundred year old trails navigate the rugged terrain featuring several of Ontario’s highest peaks, and legendary fishing opportunities await those who explore this region. Seven provincial parks offer the best of Temagami; an ideal playground for anglers, paddlers, hikers, photographers, and adventure seekers of all types.
Continue reading SAIL – VIP adventure contest in Temagami