Remember to always check the Snow Report before you go to ensure conditions are favourable for snowshoeing.
Nature looks completely different under a glittering blanket of snow. Why not strap on some snowshoes and experience Ontario Parks in a whole new way this winter?
Check out some winter parks with top-notch snowshoeing opportunities:
Continue reading Where to snowshoe in Ontario Parks
Today’s blog was written by Almeera Ahmed, School Outreach Coordinator with the Discovery program.
Born and raised in the urban landscape of Brampton, Ontario, my childhood was far from the serene wilderness that would later define my career path.
Growing up, my encounters with wildlife were confined to the captivating narratives of wildlife documentaries.
However, this exposure was enough to ignite a flame of curiosity and passion for the natural world, propelling me towards a career in the environmental field.
Continue reading A journey from the heart of Pinery to school outreach coordinator
Staying active in the winter isn’t always easy. For some of us, it’s tempting to stay in, cuddle up, and spend the long winter months binging Netflix under a warm blanket.
Cross-country skiing boasts a wide array of benefits for your physical and mental health. Here’s why you should strap on some skis and spend your winter gliding through frozen forests and snow-covered trails:
Continue reading Health benefits of cross-country skiing
Spring will be here before you know it. Get one last winter adventure in this March!
Stay warm in one of our roofed accommodations. We’ve got lots of cabins, cottages, and yurts available all month, especially for midweek visitors!
Accommodations featured below were available as of February 15, 2024.
Continue reading March vacancy highlights (roofed accommodation)
Our virtual school programs bring different aspects of Ontario’s natural and cultural heritage into your classroom through stories of the people and landscapes our provincial parks aim to protect.
Each program engages your students through storytelling, activities, discussion, and personal experiences.
Continue reading How to book a virtual school program
Today’s post comes from Layna Lubimiv, Head Park Naturalist at MacGregor Point Provincial Park.
Did you know MacGregor Point was one of the first provincial parks to offer winter camping?
What started as a seasonal extension of a few roofed accommodations has evolved into a great destination for any winter lover.
Learn more about how we arrived here (and why you need to visit):
Continue reading Camp at MacGregor Point Provincial Park this winter!
This post comes from Jill Legault, a Park Information Specialist at Quetico Provincial Park.
It’s the time of year to celebrate love.
Some love stories have their roots in nature, like Jess and Kay Valley. Here’s the story of how Quetico Provincial Park brought these two lovebirds together for a long, happy life spent in nature.
Considering applying to a park that offers staff house accommodations?
Living in a staff house at a provincial park can be an incredible, unique, and memorable experience.
Read on to discover what staff house living is like.
Continue reading What to expect: living in staff housing
Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science!
Scientists are absolutely integral to Ontario Parks, working as researchers, biologists, ecologists, and more!
Take a look at the work of a few of our awesome women scientists:
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Surrounded by shining waters and cloaked in towering pines, Finlayson Point Provincial Park lies just south of the Village of Temagami.
Sharing a shoreline with the Lake Temagami Skyline Preserve, a protected ring of pine forest that surrounds the lake, Finlayson Point provides visitors with access to Temagami — a treasured part of Ontario that many travellers see only a glimpse of as they head north or south along the highway.
Continue reading Destination Temagami