As part of our OP125 celebrations last year, we designed a brand new set of park crests — and they’re hitting the shelves this summer!
Looking for a memorable gift idea? How about ghost stories around a campfire; a wilderness canoe trip; a colourful hike through an autumn forest?
Give the gift of outdoor adventure with Ontario Parks gift certificates.
Gearing up to celebrate our 125th anniversary has us digging through archives in search of vintage photos and documents. Over the course of the year, we’ll be sharing our discoveries in our OP125 blog series.
This month, we’re taking a look back on a collection of Ontario Parks vehicle permits dating back to 1957. Purchased and displayed on the front dash of a vehicle, these permits would give people unlimited daily vehicle entry to all Ontario provincial parks.
We’ve got something for everyone this season!
Here’s a sneak peek of what you might find in our Park Stores this summer.
Noticed the dainty purple flower adorning the 2016 summer pass for Ontario Parks?
It may surprise you to learn that when Ontario Parks staff discovers that flower in a park, they often rip it out by the roots.
That’s because spotted knapweed is…
T’is the season so we asked Ontario Parks staff and three corporate partners; Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC), Coleman and Bushnell for gift ideas. Park staff suggested 2012 trip ideas in Ontario Parks while our corporate sponsors suggested cool new gear ideas. Here are our favourites. Continue reading Trips and gear for adventure-lovers
Looking for gift ideas for outdoor- lovers? Ontario Parks’ staff and corporate partners, Coleman, Bushnell and MEC (Mountain Equipment Co-op) have provided us with some suggestions based on the types of people who visit Ontario Parks. Typically, they are young family campers, adventure travelers, first-time visitors and mature travelers. Continue reading Gift ideas for outdoor-lovers
When you visit Ontario Parks this season, you may notice something a little bit greener. No, it’s not the scenery, we are going green with our new re-usable bag! Continue reading Please Re-Use This Bag. May the Forest Be With You!
Wear it on your sleeve, sew it on your pack or snuggle up with it on your camp blanket. You can take Ontario Parks with you wherever you go with our new sew on patches! Each of these beautifully embroidered patches will have 1893 on them to celebrate the establishment date of our first park- Algonquin. Continue reading A Nod to the Past