Located on Lake Simcoe, Sibbald Point Provincial Park is a great spot for day-use. The park has a sandy beach and shallow water perfect for kids.
But during the hot summer months, the park can get extremely busy. Many weekends, Sibbald Point hits capacity and can’t welcome any more visitors.
This year, you need to book your day use permit in advance to guarantee entry.
Continue reading How to plan your trip to Sibbald Point
Today’s post comes from year-round multispecies angler and writer, Ashley Rae, of SheLovesToFish.com.
I’ve previously only had the opportunity to explore Lake Simcoe a handful of times.
This included a couple of open water outings and an afternoon on the ice while passing through the area a few years back.
Spending more time on this incredible fishery is something that’s been on my radar for some time, and it was exciting to finally get a proper opportunity to target perch through the ice on Simcoe!
Continue reading Ice fishing for perch at Sibbald Point
Living in Toronto can make nature feel a million miles away. This is especially true in the winter, when the closeness of the buildings, the busy streets, and the slush limit the best that winter has to offer – tranquility, wide-open spaces blanketed in snow, and room to play.
In truth, however, the natural world is never too far away. Several provincial parks are open all winter and offer easy day visits for city-dwellers.
Here are some of the top parks near Toronto you need to check out this winter:
Continue reading The best winter day trips (if you live in Toronto)
Today’s post comes from Laura McClintock, senior park naturalist at Sibbald Point Provincial Park.
Moving to an unfamiliar area can be a daunting process.
Think of the last time you moved. What family treasures did you take with you? What made the move easy or challenging?
In this blog, we’re going back almost 200 years to the move that gave Sibbald Point Provincial Park its name. Continue reading The family treasures of Sibbald Point
Calling all anglers!
Fishing season doesn’t end when the lake freezes over. Our parks are home to some world-class ice fishing opportunities.
Here are some prime spots to drop a line this winter:
Continue reading Five spots to ice fish in Ontario Parks
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?
Welcome to Sibbald Point Provincial Park, located on Lake Simcoe! Our park is well-known for its wonderful boating, swimming, and fishing (not to mention its beautiful sandy beach!).
Whether you’re a parent, friend, sibling, cousin, or dog, we want you to be safe and wear a PFD when enjoying the water.
Here’s a few water safety reminders. Please read and share:
Continue reading Water safety at Sibbald Point
Fall colours are here, folks! Get outdoors and enjoy the season.
Roofed accommodations, electrical sites, and non-electrical sites are all available to fit your camping needs this weekend.
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 9:00 am. on September 26, 2019):
Continue reading Campsite vacancy highlights: September 27-29
You are tuning in to the 201.9 fm Learn to Camp station. We will be your disc jockeys for this blog, and will be playing some of the sweet, sweet sounds of summer.
Sit back, relax, and enjoy reading about the “sites” and scenes of our Learn to Camp season!
Continue reading 201.9 fm Learn to Camp: we’ve been everywhere, man
Today’s post comes from Brianne Schneider, a Learn to Fish leader at Emily Provincial Park.
New to fishing? Want to freshen up your skills? The Learn to Fish program is for you!
This two-hour session begins on land but ends along the shores catching the big one or the small one. The best part about fishing is that the catch gets larger with time!
Continue reading 5 reasons why you should try our Learn to Fish program