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TitleWinter in the Wild Festival
Place nameAlgonquin Park
Date startSaturday, February 18 2012 01:00am (1038 Days Ago)
Date endSaturday, February 18 2012 01:00am (1038 Days Ago)
Description

Winter In The Wild Festival (Algonquin Park)
Date: Saturday, February 18, 2012

Ontario Parks, in cooperation with The Friends of Algonquin Park, has announced the Winter in the Wild Festival happening in Algonquin Park on Saturday, February 18, 2012. This family event celebrates the wilderness of Algonquin Provincial Park in winter. Events begin at 10am with a Winter Bird Walk at Spruce Bog Boardwalk Trail and conclude with a unique wintry Wolf Howl at Mew Lake Campground.

This festival is a celebration of the winter wilderness of Algonquin and highlights some of the season's best activities offered in the Park. In addition, there will be several activities that have never been offered before making this a truly unique Algonquin winter experience. The events will take place at locations along Highway 60 within the Park.

All of the activities during the festival are free with the purchase of a Daily Vehicle Permit or Camping Permit with the exception of food.

Event Agenda:

• 10:00am to 11:30am - Guided Winter Bird Walk at Spruce Bog Boardwalk
Meet at the Spruce Bog Boardwalk Trail (km 42.5)

• 11:30am to 1:30pm - Chili Lunch at the Visitor Centre
Meet at the Algonquin Visitor Centre (km 43)

• 12:30pm to 1:30pm - Tour of the Algonquin Visitor Centre Collections Room
Meet at the Algonquin Visitor Centre (km 43)

• 1:30pm to 3:00pm - Winter Wildlife Excursion by Snowshoe
Meet at the Algonquin Visitor Centre (km 43)

• 4:00pm to 6:00pm - Campfire, BBQ and Ice Skating at Mew Lake Campground
Meet at Mew Lake Campground (km 30.8)

• 6:00pm to 8:00pm - Fireside and Night Hike Wolf Howl Program at Mew Lake
Meet at Mew Lake Campground (km 30.8)

All activities are free with the purchase of a park Day-Use or Camping Permit with the exception of food.

For more info visit:
http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca/news/2012-01-17_winter_festival.php
www.algonquinpark.on.ca or call 613-633-5572

Download the Winter in the Wild Festival Guide Book (pdf)
http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca/pdf/2012_winter_festival_guidebook.pdf

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