Love is in the air at Ontario Parks

Love is in the air at Ontario Parks

Whether you’re planning a steamy hot-tenting weekend, or a romantic daytrip for two, we’ve got lots of ideas for making your sweetheart swoon on Valentine’s Day!

Treat your Valentine to a winter picnic

winter picnic

Hold hands while you ski, snowshoe or stroll through the snowy forest, before stopping for lunch. Keep soups and stews piping hot in your thermos. Or pack a romantic trailmix with all your crush’s favourites.

Protip: including a campfire in your plans means more time to snuggle while your food cooks!

Don’t forget the hot chocolate!

Find a cozy cottage

Skip the long weekend crowds and plan a midweek winter staycation! Whether your taste runs to luxurious Victorian heritage homes or cozy yurts, we’ve got the perfect getaway.

couple in cabin

Our monthly roofed accommodation vacancy report highlights parks with availability.

Reserve online or call 1-888-668-7275.

couple of skatersGlide through the forest by torchlight

MacGregor Point Provincial Park’s 400-metre skating trail provides an unforgettable outdoor experience. We turn on our trail lights for skating under the stars until 10:00 pm every day of the week, and that’s when things get truly magical.

Romantic skate-date sound good? Discover our top rinks and ice trails here.

Note: Arrowhead’s extremely popular ice trail experiences capacity crowds on weekends. If your heart’s set on Arrowhead, best to plan a weekday trip.

Gaze at the winter stars

What could be more romantic than a starlit stroll through winter woods? Here are our astronomical highlights for February.

Killarney Provincial Park opens their observatory on February 17, 2018 for winter stargazing and an owl prowl.

Turn up the heat

Winter camping Winter campers know that hot tenting can get romantically toasty.

February’s a great month to go winter camping! Cuddle up to  your sweetheart around a winter campfire. Sip hot chocolate and watch the firelight dance across the snow.

Need to see hot tenting in action before taking the plunge? Swing by Algonquin Provincial Park’s Winter in the Wild on February 17, 2018 and tour a hot-tenting open house.