In the off-season, park staff work hard to improve the visitor experience at Ontario Parks. Here’s a sample of new infrastructure that has been added to parks for 2012: Continue reading New at Ontario Parks in 2012
“Love and Courtship” is the Valentine theme for Bronte Creek Provincial Park’s first-ever “Adults Only” hike. The hike takes place in the Oakville-area park on February 11 from 7-8:30pm. Continue reading Will you be mine, Valentine?
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
Now in its 5th year, Harvestin’ the County Supper is expected to attract 700 food lovers to the beach at Sandbanks Provincial Park on Thursday, September 9. Continue reading Sandbanks Provincial Park Hosts Prince Edward County Harvest Supper
After a morning of driving you reach your favourite camping destination, the last thing you want to do is be trapped in a car any longer than you have to, so why not Park Once when you get to the park and get yourself out into the green scene, walk to the beach or park store. Continue reading Take A Challenge… A Park Once Challenge
Courtney Kiss is studying biology and genetics, and hopes to become a Genetics Counsellor. So, what is she doing working at Ontario Parks? “I really like meeting people from a lot of different places,” she says. “I like this job a lot.” For the past three summers, Courtney has been working as a Gate Attendant at Sandbanks Provincial Park.
Continue reading A Day in the Life of… A Gate Attendant
Canadian Geographic Magazine has named Wasaga Beach and Sandbanks Provincial Park as two of the Top 25 Beaches to visit this summer! Continue reading Wasaga Beach and Sandbanks Named Two Of Canada’s Best
Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC), a long-time partner of Ontario Parks has extended a helping hand to Sandbanks Provincial Park.
Sandbanks is best know for its sand dunes and golden beach, but there is another, lesser- known side to the park. Continue reading Mountain Equipment Co-op Support Sandbanks!