Situated between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie, Chutes Provincial Park is a little gem with so much to offer.
With amazing views, a rich history, and a full service campground, Chutes provides the perfect basecamp to explore surrounding attractions.
Check out these five reasons to visit Chutes:
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Today’s post comes from Sonje Bols, a Discovery Program Coordinator with Ontario Parks’ Northeast Zone.
Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to be a lumberjack 100 years ago?
Was it a life full of adventure? Or was it a hard, grinding existence?
Did some lumberjacks really have superhuman strength? How much truth can be found in the legends and songs describing their feats, struggles, and triumphs?
Here are five objects from Marten River that illustrate what the life of a lumberjack was really like!
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Ever thought about a career change? Maybe try your hand at work in an early 1900s logging camp?
Saturday, July 29 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. is the 31st anniversary of Marten River Provincial Park’s Lumberjack Days!
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Bert Edmundson and Eugene McIsaac had the same dream more than 50 years ago: to honor the fabled Canadian lumberjacks of yesteryear. Little did they know their dream would one day become a major Ontario Parks attraction!
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