Get Outdoors at Ontario Parks and Celebrate a Healthy Lifestyle
Celebrate Healthy Parks, Healthy People with free day-use at all provincial parks on July 20. Research shows that spending time in nature is good for your physical, mental, and social well-being. Experience the health benefits of hiking and paddling, and take part in events.
Free Admission to Ontario Parks on July 20
Take the 30×30 challenge during the month of August. Participants will reconnect with nature and improve health by spending 30 minutes a day outside for 30 days. Document your journey online with #30x30Challenge.
David Archibald Concert Series
Singer-songwriter David Archibald is performing a province-wide, 30-park concert tour this summer. David is performing five new songs that he has written in celebration of Ontario Parks’ 125th anniversary, including, “The Happiest Camper in Ontario.”
BioBlitz at Lake Superior Provincial Park
Volunteers are invited to learn at Lake Superior Provincial Park’s BioBlitz on July 14. Expert and amateur participants will collect information on what species can be found within the park’s ecosystems over a 24-hour period.
Port Burwell Provincial Park is hosting a Canine Service Unit Demonstration on July 21. Conservation Officer Sean Cronsberry will be educating visitors on how his dog Timber can detect concealed wildlife, fish, and firearms.
Did You Know?
Ontario Parks is hosting art programming in celebration of our 125th anniversary. Go Wild for Art invites visitors to learn about our parks’ art history, and create their own masterpiece. Participants can take part in paddle painting workshops, outdoor galleries, nature journaling, and more.
Park information sources
Our Travel Media website has background information, infographics, a media library, and more: http://www.ontarioparks.com/travelmedia