Join Us for Winter Family Fun
at Your Favourite Provincial Park



illustration of boy with mittens

Listen to The Mitten


kids at the book tree in winter

Browse the Book Tree

FIT hikers in winter

Hike the FIT Trail in Winter

boy playing in snow
Hunt Giant Snow Crystals




Winter Magic 2017
Saturday January 28   
11:30am to 3:30pm 

Bundle up and head outdoors for a winter visit to Bonnechere Park. Ski or snowshoe the trails and enjoy winter play on the beach.

11:30am - 1:00pm: Snow-Mazing Fun 
Hunt for giant coloured ice crystals in the snow maze, climb into a quinzee and stack square timber.

Celebrate Literacy Day with a participatory reading of The Mitten featuring a giant mitten brought to you by our friends from the Toy Bus
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Take in the taxidermy display and sensory station featuring animals from The Mitten. 

Gather 'round the bonfire for stories, songs and FREE hot dogs, s'mores and hot chocolate. Donations welcome. 
 
12:30 - 2:30pm: Footprints in Time Hike 
Join a guided snowshoe hike to time-travel along the Little Bonnechere River. Bring your snowshoes and walking poles.

1:00 - 2:30pm: Family Scavenger Hunt 
Explore our backwoods, campsites and pathway s to hunt for natural and cultural treasures. 
 
2:45pm: Door Prize Draw 
  
Meet Park staff and volunteers. Ask about joining the Friends of Bonnechere Parks .  
 
Time for Cake  
2017 is a BIG year at Bonnechere Park. Established as a centennial project in 1967, the Park turns 50 this year. And the Friends of Bonnechere Parks turn 25. So it's a double celebration and a good reason for cake - starting at Winter Magic. Yum!


Feed the Book Tree
Bring books for all ages to feed our Book Tree. Leave a book, read a book, take a book. Share the love of reading! 
 
Winter Trails
Our scenic trails that wind through a wetland habitat are a favourite of local cross-country skiers. Snowshoers enjoy trekking along our campground roads and pathways.

Winter admission to Bonnechere Park is FREE, but donations in support of the Friends are always welcome. Park your car at the gate to walk or ski in.

Virtual Time Travel 
If the winter weather is keeping you indoors more than usual, consider some time travel though 20 000 years of history along the Little Bonnechere River. 
Browse the Land of the Spirits Timeline>> 

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