Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC), a long-time partner of Ontario Parks has extended a helping hand to Sandbanks Provincial Park.
Sandbanks is best know for its sand dunes and golden beach, but there is another, lesser- known side to the park. Continue reading Mountain Equipment Co-op Support Sandbanks!
If you’re looking for something to do with all the snow that has hit southern Ontario recently, why not make your way to Wasaga Beach Provincial Park? Continue reading Wasaga Beach – not just for summer!
The Ontario Provincial Police are offering a 50-thousand-dollar reward for information on the whereabouts of a young woman who went missing during a camping trip last summer. Continue reading Missing Person ~ Christina Calayca
Students in the Perth area had the chance to dig into the field of archaeology literally in a recent project at Murphys Point Provincial Park. Continue reading Dig a little Deeper…
If you’re looking for colour, Arrowhead Provincial Park is a great destination this fall! Continue reading New hydro campsites at Arrowhead – just in time for Thanksgiving!
A Part of Ontario’s Heritage
The great-great grand-daughter of an Ontario pioneer passed away this month at her beloved Little Eildon, on the shores of Lake Simcoe. Mary Letitia Brown was 92. Continue reading Mary Letitia Brown ~ 1915-2007
Ontario Parks has lost a great friend. Internationally-renowned Canadian artist Ken Danby has died. Continue reading Ken Danby ~ 1940-2007
Online Fall Colour Report Helps With Autumn Vacation Plans
If you want to see nature at its finest, there’s no place like this. Head out to one or more of Ontario’s provincial parks this season for the best in fall colour viewing opportunities.
Ontario Parks has developed an online tool to help you know when the colour is at its peak. The Ontario Parks Fall Colour Report gives up-to-date information on the percentage of leaves that have changed colour, which colours are dominant and where to find the best views in Ontario’s provincial parks. Visit www.OntarioParks.com and click on the Fall Colour Report link.
Continue reading Come To Ontario Parks For Spectacular Fall Colour
A significant milestone has been reached. The new Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act is now in effect. Continue reading New Laws for Parks and Conservation Reserves Now in Effect
The Ministry of Natural Resources is advising campers and others vacationing in Ontario’s outdoors on Labour Day weekend to use caution with all outdoor fires and do their part in preventing human-caused forest fires. Continue reading People urged to use caution with outdoor fires