Winter Camping Opportunities

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of camping. It simply marks the beginning of the next spectacular season in Ontario Parks. The attraction of freshly fallen snow is just around the corner and the rental of a cozy yurt for a winter weekend of cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, is the perfect way to connect with family and friends. Continue reading Winter Camping Opportunities

Attention Algonquin and Arrowhead Provincial Park Visitors!

Ontario is preparing to welcome the world at the upcoming G8 Summit in Muskoka! Ontario Parks will continue to operate all of their provincial parks during the Summit. Parks in close proximity (like Algonquin and Arrowhead), may have minor delays due to security checkpoints and detours in and around the Huntsville area. Continue reading Attention Algonquin and Arrowhead Provincial Park Visitors!

Help Support Salamander Research In Algonquin Provincial Park

Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) is continuing their support of research projects at Ontario Parks by hosting a raffle! In the past, MEC has supported Karner Blue butterfly research in Pinery Provincial Park (a species at risk), wolf research in Algonquin and a reforestation project at Sandbanks. Continue reading Help Support Salamander Research In Algonquin Provincial Park

Journey of the Voyageur: 3-Day Algonquin Park Canoe Trip

The journey moves through the northwest of Algonquin Provincial Park and is ideal for those looking for wildlife, stunning lakes and tasty meals cooked over an open fire. The pace is relaxed which makes this canoe trip suitable for all abilities and experience levels. If you’re lucky, you might catch sight of a large moose or hear a pack of wolves. Continue reading Journey of the Voyageur: 3-Day Algonquin Park Canoe Trip

Wildlife Research Weekend at Algonquin

Interested in a first-hand wildlife research experience? Join wildlife experts at the Wildlife Research Station May 21-24, 2010 to accompany them in their attempts to better understand Algonquin’s plants and animals. This workshop is a great opportunity to learn more about the science behind wildlife research. Participants will have the opportunity to explore field and laboratory research techniques as they learn more about Algonquin’s wildlife. Continue reading Wildlife Research Weekend at Algonquin