Category Archives: Wildlife

Wildlife

Viewing Moose, Deer, Bear and other Wildlife in Ontario Parks

It can be difficult to see wildlife in its natural habitat in the Ontario Parks System. It just happens when it happens. A few years ago, we were camping in Algonquin Provincial Park when a moose ran by our campsite … Continue reading

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Encounters with Black Bears

Back in August 2005, we were on a camping trip at Killbear Provincial Park. One morning, I was the first one in our family to wake up, around 6:30 am. As I unzipped our tent and looked across the road … Continue reading

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Presqu’ile Provincial Park – Almost an Island

Presqu’ile is my favourite provincial park along the Lake Ontario shoreline. Situated between Darlington and Sandbanks Provincial Parks, Presqu’ile has more to offer camping enthusiasts and day-trippers, then the other parks.  Environment: Presqu’ile is a French name, meaning “peninsula” or  … Continue reading

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Restoule Provincial Park – A Diamond in the Rough

Last summer we did a three-night trip to Restoule Provincial Park. It was the first time that I’d ever been to Restoule and I don’t know why I didn’t camp there before. This is a great park that offers a … Continue reading

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Port Burwell Provincial Park – Good Campsites and a Quieter Beach

Port Burwell Provincial Park offers the warm waters of Lake Erie and better than average campsites for provincial parks in the area. The Southern Ontario location makes Port Burwell a great choice for those who want to start their camping … Continue reading

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Lake Superior Provincial Park – North Eastern Ontario at its Best

Of all of the provincial parks that I have camped at in Ontario, I would have to say that Lake Superior Provincial Park gets my vote, along with Killarney as being among the most scenic provincial parks in the province. … Continue reading

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Grundy Lake Provincial Park – A Great Park that is Often Overlooked

Grundy Lake Provincial Park is one of my favourite parks in the Ontario Parks system. Usually there are always some campsites available throughout the summer. It seems that other nearby provincial parks such as Killbear, Killarney and the French River … Continue reading

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