Picture this: the sound of a crackling fire filling the crisp fall air, the soft sound of leaves falling in the forest, dipping your paddle into a still lake during a misty sunrise, and best of all… no bugs!
This is late fall camping at Silent Lake Provincial Park.
Looking for a quiet and relaxing place to give late fall camping a try?
Here are just a few reasons why Silent Lake is a favourite destination for many:
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Todays’ post is from Allison Spadoni the park superintendent of Nipigon Node Parks.
It’s the ideal time of year for getting outside and tackling some of the longer hikes on your bucket list!
What makes the fall season such a great time for hiking?
Well, while the days are still relatively long and warm, the temperatures have begun to drop, making it more comfortable to work up a sweat while hiking outdoors.
The black flies and mosquitos are gone for the year and the fall colours make some already spectacular views even more special to take in. What more could a hiker ask for?
One destination worth adding to your hiking bucket list is the Casque Isle Hiking Trail, a rugged 53 km section of the Voyageur Trail located between the Township of Terrace Bay and the Village of Rossport. Portions of this trail also travels through Rainbow Falls Provincial Park.
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Looking to extend your camping season?
Many of our parks are open for overnight stays in October and November. Whether you snuggle up in your tent or get cozy in your RV, make sure you pack extra socks!
Bundle up and book a trip to one of these late fall camping spots:
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Today’s blog comes from Jessica Stillman, school outreach coordinator at Bronte Creek Provincial Park. In the fall, if she isn’t outside with students learning about mushrooms or how animals prepare for winter, she’s inside baking up a pumpkin treat!
Spooky season is upon us!
It’s time for cobwebs, witches, and skeletons to adorn our lawns and porches. Who doesn’t love admiring the creative carving of a jack-o-lantern, its toothy grin lit by a flickering flame?
These hauntingly fun decorations are part of the Halloween spirit, but what happens to them once November 1 rolls around?
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It’s not time to say goodbye to your favourite park just yet!
While some of our parks close after Thanksgiving Weekend, many remain open through late fall and even through the winter.
If you’ve never tried a late fall camping trip, this might be the perfect opportunity to make the most of the season before packing up for the winter.
Here are five reasons to try late fall camping:
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Located just 40 minutes outside of Ottawa, Rideau River Provincial Park offers a relaxing camping experience with activities for the whole family.
New this year, Rideau River is open for camping and day use until October 11!
Here are a few reasons why you’ll love to experience this park in the fall season:
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Just 40 minutes from Canada’s capital in the Ottawa Valley, Fitzroy Provincial Park may be one of the province’s best kept secrets.
Situated on the Ottawa River and bisected by the Carp River, campsites with river views are abundant.
Add to that two beaches, watercraft rentals, hiking trails, and a beautiful group picnic spot and this secret may not last much longer!
Here are five reasons we think you should plan a trip to Fitzroy Provincial Park:
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Located just outside of Huntsville, Arrowhead Provincial Park offers visitors a chance to experience beautiful fall colours within the heart of Muskoka.
Explore 15 km of hiking trails, cool sandy beaches overlooking Arrowhead Lake, and private campsites in covered forests.
Here are five park features you won’t want to miss:
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Smell the crisp scent of autumn as you take in the forest’s changing colours.
The beauty of fall is short, but so worth appreciating!
This month’s FREE digital download comes from Rushing River Provincial Park.
Throughout 2022, we’re sharing a free downloadable graphic for you to use as wallpaper for your favourite devices. We’ve specially sized these images for your computers, tablets, smartphones, and Facebook covers.
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This blog post comes from Emma Webb, Head Gate Attendant at Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park.
Driftwood is my favourite provincial park. Don’t get me wrong, I adore Samuel de Champlain, but there’s something magical about Driftwood. It’s where I started my parks career.
Although it may be smaller, the park has a lot of heart, and even more charm.
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