Ontario Parks We Think You'll Love

April 17, 2017

With over 330 parks and over 10 million visits each year*, there’s a lot of love for Ontario parks and conservation areas. So it comes as no surprise that there are so many breathtaking, awe-inspiring and jaw-dropping photographs showcasing Ontario’s natural beauty.

In true #BringBackWildhood spirit, we’ve put together a little roundup of some of our favourite Instagram snapshots of Ontario parks ‘ provincial, national and conservation areas. Enjoy ‘ and happy trip planning! ;)


1. Vanderwater Conservation Area

Head to Vanderwater for 15 km of picturesque trails and scenic views. Plenty of hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and fishing to enjoy.

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2. Algonquin Provincial Park
Established in 1893, Algonquin is the first provincial park in Ontario. Stay a while ‘ there’s a wide range of outdoor activities to experience at Algonquin and RV camping is available in developed campgrounds. (Just make sure you book your site in advance.)

3. Spencer Gorge/Webster Falls Conservation Area

This stunning 22-metre high waterfall will leave you gushing over its natural beauty. (See what we did there’) Seriously though, the panoramic views are stellar and forested areas magnificent.

4. Rockway Conservation Area Trail

Flora and fauna and (water)falls, oh my! Rockway’s 126-hectare conservation area is known for its scenic hiking trails ‘ and a salt spring to boot.

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5. Bruce Peninsula National Park

Just four hours away from Toronto, Bruce Peninsula is a mecca of natural wonders. Shimmering lakes, rocky cliffs and wooded areas galore. In fact, Bruce Peninsula is situated on a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.

ps ‘ Avid birdwatchers, bring your binoculars. There are more than 200 varieties of birds to spot here.

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6. Lake Superior Provincial Park

Stunning shoreline and spectacular areas for hiking and paddling make Lake Superior Provincial Park a perfect destination to #BringBackWildhood. There are also two RV-friendly campgrounds for campers to call home for a few days.

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* Source: Ontario Parks