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February 2016

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 Crawford Lake
 Kelso/Glen Eden
 Hilton Falls
 Mountsberg
 Rattlesnake Point
 Mount Nemo
 Robert Edmondson
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Crawford Lake Snowflakes and Snowsnakes
Saturday February 13, 2016 • 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Celebrate the magic of Canada’s most unique season at Crawford Lake’s Snowflakes and Snowsnakes event.  Event activities include: legends in the longhouse, snowshoeing and snowsnake (a traditional Iroquoian winter game) demonstrations, marshmallow roasts, craft making and much more! 

*Free with regular gate admission


Crawford Lake
Mountsberg Tales by a Winter’s Fire
Saturday February 13, 2016 • 10:00 am-4:00 pm

When you think of winter in the country do you imagine the sound of the snow crunching under the runners of a horse-drawn sleigh*, or sharing stories and roasting hot dogs around the warmth and  crackle of an outdoor bonfire?  Perhaps rosy cheeks after the excitement of a hike on a snowy trail comes to mind.  Experience all this and more at the ‘Tales by a Winter’s Fire’ program.

Regular admission fees, sleigh/wagon rides are $4 for adults and $3 for children.

* Use of horses and sleigh dependant on weather conditions. May use tractor and wagon if required.

 


Mountsberg
Crawford Lake Evening Family Snowshoe Hike - CANCELLED
Saturday February 13, 2016 • 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

An evening hike designed for families with children age 5-13!

Discover the magic of winter at night, the snow illuminated by moonlight and the stars bright in the night sky. Your guide will lead you on a snowshoe hike through this beautiful landscape. The evening will end fireside with some tasty hot chocolate. Pre-registration required. Click here to register!

Adults $16 HST, Children and Seniors $11 HST


Crawford Lake
Crawford Lake Evening Adult Snowshoe Hike - CANCELLED
Saturday February 13, 2016 • 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

An evening hike designed for the those ages 14 !

Discover the magic of winter at night, the snow illuminated by moonlight and the stars bright in the night sky. Your guide will lead you on a snowshoe hike through this beautiful landscape. The evening will end fireside with some tasty hot chocolate. Pre-registration required. Click here to register!

Adults $16 HST, Children and Seniors $11 HST


Crawford Lake
Mountsberg Tales by a Winter’s Fire
Sunday February 14, 2016 • 10:00 am-4:00 pm

When you think of winter in the country do you imagine the sound of the snow crunching under the runners of a horse-drawn sleigh*, or sharing stories and roasting hot dogs around the warmth and  crackle of an outdoor bonfire?  Perhaps rosy cheeks after the excitement of a hike on a snowy trail comes to mind.  Experience all this and more at the ‘Tales by a Winter’s Fire’ program.

Regular admission fees, sleigh/wagon rides are $4 for adults and $3 for children. 

* Use of horses and sleigh dependant on weather conditions. May use tractor and wagon if required.


Mountsberg
Crawford Lake Snowflakes and Snowsnakes
Sunday February 14, 2016 • 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Celebrate the magic of Canada’s most unique season at Crawford Lake’s Snowflakes and Snowsnakes event.  Event activities include: legends in the longhouse, snowshoeing and snowsnake (a traditional Iroquoian winter game) demonstrations, marshmallow roasts, craft making and much more! 

*Free with regular gate admission


Crawford Lake
Mountsberg Tales by a Winter’s Fire
Monday February 15, 2016 • 10:00 am-4:00 pm

When you think of winter in the country do you imagine the sound of the snow crunching under the runners of a horse-drawn sleigh*, or sharing stories and roasting hot dogs around the warmth and  crackle of an outdoor bonfire?  Perhaps rosy cheeks after the excitement of a hike on a snowy trail comes to mind.  Experience all this and more at the ‘Tales by a Winter’s Fire’ program.

Regular admission fees, sleigh rides are $4 for adults and $3 for children.

* Use of horses and sleigh dependant on weather conditions. May use tractor and wagon if required.


Mountsberg
Crawford Lake Snowflakes and Snowsnakes
Monday February 15, 2016 • 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Celebrate the magic of Canada’s most unique season at Crawford Lake’s Snowflakes and Snowsnakes event.  Event activities include: legends in the longhouse, snowshoeing and snowsnake (a traditional Iroquoian winter game) demonstrations, marshmallow roasts, craft making and much more! 

*Free with regular gate admission


Crawford Lake
All CH Parks Birds of Prey Presentation
Wednesday February 17, 2016 • 2:15 pm-2:35 pm

Join Mountsberg staff every weekday at 2:15pm for a fascinating Bird of Prey Presentation! This 20 minute presentation gets you nose to beak with some of Mountsberg’s resident Ontario Raptors. Learn their stories and about the amazing adaptations that make Raptors so unique.  

 


Mountsberg
Hilton Falls Moonlight Ski and Hike
Friday February 19, 2016 • 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Join us for a guided cross-country ski, snowshoe or hike under the stars.

Enjoy hot chocolate & roast marshmallows over an open fire.

Limited ski equipment rental packages available — reserve yours early.

All Levels Welcome!

 Pre-register by phone: 905.854.0262

or stop by our Visitor Centre (open daily 8:30am–4:30pm)

 

No refunds unless event is cancelled due to trail conditions.


Hilton Falls
Crawford Lake Evening Family Snowshoe Hike
Saturday February 20, 2016 • 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

An evening hike designed for families with children age 5-13!

Discover the magic of winter at night, the snow illuminated by moonlight and the stars bright in the night sky. Your guide will lead you on a snowshoe hike through this beautiful landscape. The evening will end fireside with some tasty hot chocolate. Pre-registration required. Click here to register!

Adults $16 HST, Children and Seniors $11 HST


Crawford Lake
Crawford Lake Evening Adult Snowshoe Hike
Saturday February 20, 2016 • 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

An evening hike designed for the those ages 14 !

Discover the magic of winter at night, the snow illuminated by moonlight and the stars bright in the night sky. Your guide will lead you on a snowshoe hike through this beautiful landscape. The evening will end fireside with some tasty hot chocolate. Pre-registration required. Click here to register!

Adults $16 HST, Children and Seniors $11 HST


Crawford Lake
Mountsberg Maple Town
Saturday February 27, 2016 • 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Mountsberg’s sugar bush has been producing maple magic for almost 150 years, and educating the public for more than 30 years! Approximately 600 trees are tapped during what could certainly be deemed the most Canadian of the seasons, where watery sap is transformed into sweet maple syrup in the Sugar Shanty. 

See how sap is magically transformed into sweet, sticky syrup, and smell the fragrant steam rising from simmering kettles. Learn the secrets of making Maple Candy and taste FREE candy samples. *Enjoy piping hot pancakes smothered in fresh maple syrup outdoors under our pavilion nestled in the woods. *Enjoy a guided wagon ride through the sugar bush and learn about the history of maple syrup. Climb, jump, and run in the Play Barn. See dramatic birds of prey demonstrations in the Raptor Centre at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm. View bison, eagles, hawks and owls along the Wildlife Walkway. Participate in even more exciting activities over our “Theme Weekends.”

Please visit our Maple Town Website for more information.

FREE with regular gate admission! *Please note that additional fees apply for pancakes and wagon rides.


Mountsberg
Crawford Lake Evening Family Snowshoe Hike
Saturday February 27, 2016 • 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

An evening hike designed for families with children age 5-13!

Discover the magic of winter at night, the snow illuminated by moonlight and the stars bright in the night sky. Your guide will lead you on a snowshoe hike through this beautiful landscape. The evening will end fireside with some tasty hot chocolate. Pre-registration required. Click here to register!

Adults $16 HST, Children and Seniors $11 HST


Crawford Lake
Crawford Lake Evening Adult Snowshoe Hike
Saturday February 27, 2016 • 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

An evening hike designed for the those ages 14 !

Discover the magic of winter at night, the snow illuminated by moonlight and the stars bright in the night sky. Your guide will lead you on a snowshoe hike through this beautiful landscape. The evening will end fireside with some tasty hot chocolate. Pre-registration required. Click here to register!

Adults $16 HST, Children and Seniors $11 HST


Crawford Lake
Mountsberg Maple Town
Sunday February 28, 2016 • 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Mountsberg’s sugar bush has been producing maple magic for almost 150 years, and educating the public for more than 30 years! Approximately 600 trees are tapped during what could certainly be deemed the most Canadian of the seasons, where watery sap is transformed into sweet maple syrup in the Sugar Shanty.

See how sap is magically transformed into sweet, sticky syrup, and smell the fragrant steam rising from simmering kettles. Learn the secrets of making Maple Candy and taste FREE candy samples. *Enjoy piping hot pancakes smothered in fresh maple syrup outdoors under our pavilion nestled in the woods. *Enjoy a guided wagon ride through the sugar bush and learn about the history of maple syrup. Climb, jump, and run in the Play Barn. See dramatic birds of prey demonstrations in the Raptor Centre at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm. View bison, eagles, hawks and owls along the Wildlife Walkway. Participate in even more exciting activities over our “Theme Weekends.”

Please visit our Maple Town Website for more information.

FREE with regular gate admission! *Please note that additional fees apply for pancakes and wagon rides.


Mountsberg

You like to escape the everyday, try everything, and experiment. You crave physical exertion and to push your limits. Challenging hikes, mountain biking, rock-climbing, and winter camping are right up your alley. You are always on the lookout for your next great adventure. Enjoying the outdoors is a way of life.

You like to try new things and seek out opportunities to vary your routine and escape the stresses of life. Being outdoors is a way for you to achieve health benefits, have fun, and experience life’s simple pleasures. You are open to activities ranging from hiking to fishing to photography. Enjoying the outdoors is a source for inner wellness.

You like to spend time outside and you want to experience nature with your family. You find joy in picnicking, hiking, swimming, camping, seasonal events, and simply playing in leaves or snow. Enjoying the outdoors is a tradition worth passing on to your children.

You like to learn about the environment, science, our history, and culture. You enjoy moderate hikes in which you can admire nature. Your pace tends to be leisurely, and activities such as photography and wildlife spotting are just for you. Enjoying the outdoors is an opportunity for enrichment.

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