We’re into the last few official days of summer. Make the most of it and head outdoors!
Plenty of electrical and RV-friendly sites are still available (including a waterfront site)!
Scout out your ideal campsite on our reservation service (including pictures of most campsites!), or check out these featured campsites (available as of noon on September 16, 2021):
Continue reading Campsite vacancy highlights: September 17-19
Today’s post was written by summer student Danielle Bullen from Rondeau Provincial Park.
It’s that time of year again, and across Ontario, we’re starting to see those beautiful orange and black wings.
Monarch Butterflies come all the way from Mexico over a few generations, depending on the amount of milkweed available during their travels, spending summer here in Ontario.
Continue reading Monarch Butterflies
“I need a vacation from my vacation!”
Get one last camping trip in to celebrate summer winding down. There’s plenty of options throughout the province, including two trailer-equipped sites!
Scout out your ideal campsite on our reservation service (including pictures of most campsites!), or check out these featured campsites (available as of noon on September 9, 2021):
Continue reading Campsite vacancy highlights: September 10-12
Ontario Parks is pleased to unveil a new outdoor activity that we hope will help connect you and your family to our amazing system of parks!
We’ve teamed up with Adventure Lab to create six unique “Adventures” that teach you about our protected spaces!
Continue reading Adventure Lab: are you ready for an adventure?
Today’s post comes Kevin Gevaert, senior Discovery staff at Rondeau Provincial Park.
Not too many people are fond of the idea of staying in the forest when it gets dark.
It might sound sound discouraging or even scary to most, but experiencing Rondeau Provincial Park’s forest at night is something you won’t soon forget!
The billions of stars in the night sky, the sound of owls hooting, coyotes howling in the distance, and the odd mosquitos buzzing are all part of the magic that makes nighttime here at Rondeau so special.
Things really start to appear when we shine a bit of light on the subject!
Continue reading Hitting the MOTHerlode at Rondeau
Today’s post comes from Olivia Pomajba, a summer student at Rondeau Provincial Park.
A turtle hatchling making its way to water reminds us of the perilous journey we all face in life.
The world must seem incredibly vast to these centimetre-long hatchlings, and they face many challenges.
No matter the season, this little bird is always there to sing you a tune.
This month’s FREE digital download was snapped at Rondeau Provincial Park.
Continue reading March’s digital download
During the long winter months, many of us get less “Vitamin N” than usual. Yet contact with nature has been found to lower blood pressure, strengthen immune system, help prevent disease, and reduce stress levels.
Keen to spend time in nature with your family this March Break? Here’s a list of fun happenings across the province:
Continue reading March Break 2020
Family Day is the perfect opportunity to get your loved ones outdoors for a winter adventure.
Here are some exciting happenings at Ontario Parks this Family Day Weekend:
Continue reading Family Day 2020
It may be the middle of winter, but we’re daydreaming of summer in southwestern Ontario! How about you?
Get a jump start on planning your vacation. Book a campsite at one of these hidden gems today!
Continue reading Get a jump on June: summer camping in southwestern Ontario