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STAYCATION 101

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Rejuvenate locally

Research suggests that spending more time outdoors can have a positive effect on the body, mind and spirit. In Canada we are fortunate to be surrounded by an abundance of green space, right in our backyards. Grab your shoes, a buddy and a sense of adventure and explore your community, local park or neighbourhood and absorb all the benefits that Mother Nature has to offer.

Be a trail blazer!

Looking for a way to reconnect with nature, enjoy time with your loved ones, get some exercise or simply clear your mind? Find the perfect trail to get out and have fun! Click here for ideas, so you can spend more time on the trails and less time searching for that perfect place to explore.
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Healthy Parks, Healthy People

You don’t have to travel far, or spend a small fortune to connect with nature. On July 15, celebrate Get Outside Day with Ontario Parks and Healthy Parks Healthy People with free entry into any participating parks. Click on the link below to learn more. We hope you can join us.

Hiking for head-to-toe health

It’s probably no surprise that hiking is good for your health, but it might surprise you that the benefits reach from head to toe! Ontario Parks has 1,800 km of trails varying from easy family-friendly trails to challenging trails for the adventurous soul. Check this out for what’s available across the province at various Ontario Parks!
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Bike to better your health

If you’ve ever pedaled up a hill before, you have probably felt the burn indicating that cycling is a great workout for your lower body. Cycling has many health benefits that extend beyond your quads and hamstrings – there are actually many physical and mental benefits to cycling. Not only does it engage your legs, it’s also easy on the joints and ignites your inner kid! Steer your wheels towards one of the many trails the Ontario Parks has to offer and pedal hard!
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SUMMER OUTDOOR FUN

Last year, we asked our outdoor-loving community for their favourite ways to get outside! Check out the ideas below and maybe add one or more to your summer to-do list!
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