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Backcountry Maps in the Online Store

Planning a Backcountry Camping Trip?

Our online store has a selection of backcountry/paddling route maps

Maps at the Online Store

Which parks are free for Canada150?

Arctic pyrola (white flowers)In Canada we are very lucky to have a diverse system of national, provincial and local parks. For Canada150, Parks Canada has offered free day-use admission to national parks. Unfortunately, provincial parks are not part of the Parks Canada initiative and visitors will still be required to pay for admission and services. Continue reading Which parks are free for Canada150?

Spring paddling safety

Spring paddling safetyItching for ice out? We certainly are. But spring weather can be fickle. Hitting the lake too early, failing to respect weather conditions or paddling beyond your skill level isn’t just risky — it’s downright dangerous. We chatted with Paul Smith, Superintendent of Kawartha Highlands Signature Site, to get some top do’s and don’ts for spring paddling … Continue reading Spring paddling safety

Introducing Sandbanks’ new campground

Aerial shot of new campground at SandbanksWork has been underway to create a new campground (while also providing a mitigation of habitat!) at Sandbanks Provincial Park… …and we’re just about ready to welcome campers! Reservations for Sandbanks’ new West Lake Campground will be available starting May 11, 2017! The new campground will feature 75 campsites being built on the West Lake … Continue reading Introducing Sandbanks’ new campground