Every March, the sap flows from trees and birds begin their journey north making pit stops at parks along the lower Great Lakes. The weather is milder allowing for more outdoor play. Special March Break events for 2013 are planned in many Ontario Parks including a maple syrup festival, a fun cross-country ski touring event and two big birding festivals. Guided hikes and natural heritage activities are planned for March weekends in select Ontario Parks across the province. Continue reading 2013 March Break events at Ontario Parks
Want to know where to find some of Ontario’s best cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skating, or tobogganing? You’ve come to the right place! Continue reading Discover what winter can be at Ontario Parks
Here’s a sample of events taking place at Ontario Parks from May to October 2012. New events are added to the Ontario Parks’ event listings every week so be sure to check back for updates. Continue reading Exciting 2012 events at Ontario Parks
April showers bring May flowers. Spring is a fantastic time for a walk in an Ontario park, especially before leaf-out. Continue reading Spring wildflowers at Ontario Parks
Looking for fun Family Day Weekend activities in Ontario Parks? You’ve come to the right place. Continue reading Family Day Weekend at Ontario Parks
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
Friends of MacGregor Point Provincial Park invite everyone to leave their lily pads and hop on over to Wild for the Arts. This two-day outdoor festival puts creativity and nature together at the Port Elgin-area park, September 18 and 19. Continue reading Creativity And Nature At Wild For The Arts Festival
A large crowd recently turned out for the official opening of an extended Rail Trail which now connects MacGregor Point Provincial Park with Saugeen Shores and the Saugeen Rail Trail. The park’s Deer Run Bike Trail, the Rotary Way Trail, and the Gore Drain trail all connect the park to the Saugeen Rail Trail.
Winter camping has been a popular activity at MacGregor Point Provincial Park for a number of years. Continue reading A New Winter Camping Package
Ontario Parks is introducing a short new feature to the blog site highlighting some of the jobs in the Ontario parks system. We have been visiting Ontario Parks, and interviewing staff for their insight and stories about their job.
We hope you enjoy our first article, which tells you all about a day in the life of a Park Superintendent! Continue reading A Day in the Life of… A Park Superintendent