The Artist-in-Residence Program at Quetico Provincial Park provided two weeks of rest, peace, inspiration, and creativity at the artist’s studio on French Lake. In today’s post, Jennifer Caie shares her experience as Quetico’s artist-in-residence in June and July of 2019.
Arriving at the studio, I was exhausted and worn out by the stresses of life.
After unloading my art supplies from the car, I just sat down in an overwhelming calmness.
The scene was peaceful.
Continue reading Honouring Quetico: my experience as an artist-in-residence
Hey parks lovers!
Are you ready to hit the road and collect park crests? Continue reading Complete your park crest collection
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.
Continue reading Then and Now: vehicle permits
We’ve got something for everyone this season!
Here’s a sneak peek of what you might find in our Park Stores this summer.
Continue reading What’s new on Ontario Parks’ shelves in 2016?
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…
Continue reading Our 2016 parks pass is more than just a pretty flower