Get Active this Winter at Ontario Parks

Family Day Weekend, February 16-18

Outdoor play is important for the healthy development of children. Family Day Weekend at Ontario Parks is the perfect opportunity to get your loved ones outdoors for a fun winter excursion. Algonquin Provincial Park is hosting Winter in the Wild on February 16. Families will take part in guided bird walks, snowshoe excursions, ice-skating, winter camping demonstrations, and more.



Cast a line during Family Fishing Weekend. Canadian residents can fish without a license from February 16-18. There is no better time to introduce family and friends to fishing.

Killarney Provincial Park’s Winter Weekend takes place from February 16-17. Visitors can experience cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, stargazing in a dark-sky preserve, and an owl prowl.

Love is in the air

Spend Valentine’s Day surrounded by scenic landscapes. Explore the outdoors on a romantic winter adventure or plan a romantic date.

Need to plan a last minute romantic getaway? Our February vacancy report has a list of available cabins, cottages, and yurts.

Cross-Country Skiing

Experience the tranquility of winter by cross-country skiing through Ontario’s vast wilderness. Groomed classic and skate-skiing trails are open at parks across the province. Feel the physical and mental health benefits of cross-country skiing for yourself. Follow the Ontario Parks Ski Report for up-to-date trail conditions across the province.

Did You Know

Campsites at Ontario Parks can be reserved 5-months in advance of your first camping night. It’s time to dream of summer and book your next adventure.


Park information sources

Our Travel Media website has background information, infographics, a media library, and more: http://www.ontarioparks.com/travelmedia.