The network of protected areas administered by Parks Canada is a gateway to nature, history, and 450 000 km² of memories from coast to coast to coast. Waterton Lakes National Park is planning ahead for a busy summer, and visitors are asked to do the same. Here are some tips to make the most of your next …
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Nestled in one of the largest valleys of the Cariboo mountains, at an elevation of some 2,300 m (7,546 ft) above sea level, lies Murtle Lake. It’s shape is described to be a backwards ‘L’ with two arms. The North Arm runs deep into the Cariboo Mountains, while the wider West Arm is lined with sprawling sandy beaches.
Jacques-Cartier National Park boasts one of the most beautiful glacial valleys in Quebec. The Jacques Cartier River Valley, the most prominent glacier landform, serves as one Canada’s best stages for fall scenery.
The Park is open year-round, though the availability of activities and facilities vary. Entrance fees are $8.90 per adult per day. The park is free for youth under 17.
The pandemic has caused many markets to boom (and some to bust). Camping equipment is understandably on the rise, and reports say this boom will continue through to 2023. Here’s what this means for campers. By Natalie Oattes Not only is camping fun and calming for the soul, it became one of the first activities …
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bay of Lake Superior. Its unique name comes from its historical roots as a last stop for travellers during the fur trade, at which point they’d have nothing left to eat onboard but pancakes.
Tent-camping is an unmatched experience when it comes to spending time outdoors. There’s a tent suited for every climate, terrain, and condition imaginable (including cliff-side camping). While it might be obvious that a novice camper won’t be needing a cliff cabana tent anytime soon, there are still so many options to choose from. Tent set-up and take-down can quickly become overwhelming, so it’s important to make sure that the tent you choose has all of the features needed to make you feel comfortable, but is basic enough to not cause too much frustration. Here’s some of our top choices for Canadian camping for beginners.
While many people fear them the dock spider is actually a very interesting creature, harmless overall, and a lot less scary than people think they are.
The upcoming August long weekend is a great time to spend a weekend away while enjoying Ontario’s outdoors (both solo or with friends and family). Camping across Canada has boomed this summer amid fluctuating pandemic restrictions, and long-weekenders may be surprised to find that their favourite campsites are sold out across the board. Here’s where to find your last minute site for the weekend ahead. (These availability are based on the time of publication, and are subject to change).
Ontario has many beautiful places for overnight or week-long stays in nature. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly drive-to campground for tents, trailers, or RVs, or a quieter backcountry camping experience, Ontario is loaded with great options in all regions of the province. Start planning your next summer adventure with our list of the …
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The 2021 Canadian wildfire season is off to a fast start and combined with thousands of Canadians hoping to stretch their legs out after lockdowns and slowdowns of the past year while sitting around the campfire that could dampen expectations.