Happy Birthday!

18 Provincial Parks Celebrate 50th Anniversary

12259Emily 11957 what a year! The Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup, Lester B. Pearson was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and Ontario added another 18 provincial parks to its growing numbers.

All across the province, parks will be having special events and programs to mark the occasion. So why not take this opportunity to visit an area of the province you have yet to explore? Venture north for the celebrations at Rene Brunelle or Kettle Lakes. Or create your own personal challenge and see how many of the parks you can visit during their anniversary year.

Below is a list of the parks that are celebrating. Stay tuned for event dates and special programs that are in the works! Details will be listed on the Ontario Parks event calendar.

  • Arrow Lake
  • Bass Lake
  • Emily
  • Esker Lakes
  • Fairbank
  • Greenwater
  • Ivanhoe Lake
  • John E. Pearce
  • Kap-Kig-Iwan
  • Kettle Lakes
  • Lake on the Mountain Provincial Picnic Grounds
  • Nagagamisis
  • Rene Brunelle
  • Rock Point
  • Serpent Mounds
  • Sibbald Point
  • Sioux Narrows Provincial Camp and Picnic Grounds
  • The Pinery