Research shows that camping in nature is good for our mental and physical well-being. What better reason to head out with family and friends into the great outdoors and sleep under the stars?
Scout out your ideal campsite on our Campsite Browsing/Reservation tool (including pictures of most campsites!), or check out these featured campsites (available as of noon on July 11, 2019):
Continue reading Campsite vacancy highlights: July 12-14
So who’s this guy “Marten” anyway?
Often called the southern gateway to Temagami, Marten River Provincial Park straddles the Marten River, which is part of an ancient network of waterways that stitch the landscape together.
And Marten River isn’t named for a fellow named Martin…its named for the Pine Marten (also called American Marten).
Continue reading Then and now: Marten River
Ready to try your hand at crosscut sawing or visit an authentic 20th-century blacksmith?
July 20, 2019 is the 29th anniversary of Marten River Provincial Park‘s Lumberjack Days!
Continue reading Celebrate Lumberjack Days at “The Winter Camp”
There are some fantastic sites still available in Ontario Parks this weekend. Whether you like to tent, bring your trailer, or stay in a cabin, it’s a perfect time to sneak in some R&R before the summer goes into full swing.
Scout out your ideal campsite on our Campsite Browsing/Reservation tool (including pictures of most campsites!), or check out these featured campsites (available as of noon, May 23):
Continue reading Campsite vacancy highlights: May 24-26
Today’s post comes from Natural Heritage Education and Marketing Specialist Dave Sproule.
It’s a rugged, time-worn landscape. A fractured piece of the Canadian Shield, with fault lines criss-crossing the roots of ancient mountains for hundreds of kilometres. More than 2,500 lakes fill those fault lines, and at over 600,000 hectares, it’s almost as large as Algonquin Provincial Park.
Is it any wonder so many paddlers lose their hearts to Temagami?
Continue reading Temagami: an ancient canoe country
Does the cold weather have you dreaming of sunny days on the beach and warm nights by the campfire?
Thanks to our five-month advance booking window, you can lock down your July campsite early!
Here’s a list of 10 parks sure to chase away the midwinter blues:
Continue reading Reserve your Canada Day campsite early!
Looking for a fun way to camp with a bunch of people? Consider group campsites!
We’re happy to announce that group campsites can now be reserved online and via our call centre for an additional 25 provincial parks.
Continue reading More group sites available to book online
Marten River Provincial Park is celebrating its 21st Annual Lumberjack Days on the weekend of July 16 in conjunction with Canada Parks Day. Continue reading Marten River Hosts 21st Annual Lumberjack Days
It’s a beautiful weekend to go camping! Get outside and enjoy the summer weather at one of these featured campsites.
Scout out your ideal campsite on our Campsite Browsing/Reservation tool (including pictures of most campsites!), or check out these featured campsites (available as of 12:00 pm on July 13, 2017):
Continue reading Campsite vacancy highlights: July 14-16