Category Archives: Provincial Parks

Camping Without a Car or RV

A non-profit group is making camping without a car possible with a regular bus service between Toronto and key national and provincial parks in Ontario. Starting June 29 (2012), the Ontario Parkbus Initiative will be running buses between Toronto and … Continue reading

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Bare Facts on Bears

Grizzly Bear Kills Hiker in Yellowstone National Park A couple’s hike off South Rim Drive, south of Canyon Village and east of the park’s Grand Loop Road, Wednesday (July 6) morning, turned tragic when they surprised a grizzly bear sow … Continue reading

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Are You Bear Aware?

Wildlife is a huge part of the mountain and wilderness regions of Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Arizona, Alaska, Alberta, and British Columbia. Deep snowpack, more grizzlies Numerous encounters between grizzly bears and humans have been reported this spring, attributed to a … Continue reading

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What do Ohio, Tennessee & British Columbia Have in Common? Part 2

America‚Äôs State Parks Throughout America, state parks are struggling. These are your parks. Get out and enjoy them. What do Ohio, Tennessee & British Columbia Have in Common? Ohio, Tennessee, and British Columbia are among a handful of a few … Continue reading

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What do Ohio, Tennessee & British Columbia Have in Common?

The following headline may provide a clue: As Washington State prepares to charge admission to all state parks, British Columbia is launching free admission to its provincial parks. BC Parks B.C. Premier Christy Clark recently announced that parking will now … Continue reading

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AlbertaParks recognized for innovative reservation service

ESRI Canada recently presented an Award of Excellence to Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation (ATPR) for its online campground reservation system that uses ESRI’s geographic information system (GIS) technology. The new innovative reservation service, Reserve.AlbertaParks.ca, provides campers with maps and … Continue reading

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New Brunswick: Provincial Parks celebrate 75th anniversary

Back in the summer of 1935, New Brunswick’s first provincial park started out as a public rest stop and picnic area where families would gather. It was located about 35 kilometres west of Campbellton on a scenic piece of land … Continue reading

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