In today’s post, Assistant Program Coordinator Megan Birrell takes us through her latest camping caper.
This fall, I took my mom to Arrowhead Provincial Park for our first fall camping experience. Not only was this our first time camping after Labour Day, but it was also my mom’s first time tent camping in over 20 years, so this was a big change.
I grew up camping around the province in massive trailers that, while comfortable, are not the easiest to tow around. So in the past few years I’ve switched back to tent camping, and this time my mom was joining me.
Our main worries ahead of our trip were:
- what if it’s too cold?
- what is there to do?
- do we have the right gear?
With a little planning we soothed those worries, although some other issues popped up in the process.
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Looking to extend your camping season?
Many of our parks are open for overnight stays in October and November. Whether you snuggle up in your tent or get cozy in your RV, make sure you pack extra socks!
Bundle up and book a trip to one of these late fall camping spots:
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It’s not time to say goodbye to your favourite park just yet!
While some of our parks close after Thanksgiving Weekend, many remain open through late fall and even through the winter.
If you’ve never tried a late fall camping trip, this might be the perfect opportunity to make the most of the season before packing up for the winter.
Here are five reasons to try late fall camping:
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Picture this: the sound of a crackling fire filling the crisp fall air, the soft sound of leaves falling in the forest, dipping your paddle into a still lake during a misty sunrise, and best of all… no bugs!
This is late fall camping at Silent Lake Provincial Park.
Looking for a quiet and relaxing place to give late fall camping a try?
Here are just a few reasons why Silent Lake is a favourite destination for many:
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