Echoes of the Giants

Colin Sutherland THE LAST THING people have on their minds while enjoying Bon Echo Provincial Park is the thought of kilometres of ice high above their heads. However, it is possible to see the tell-tale signs left by glaciers on the beaches and on the large and small...

Back in the Day By Tamara van Dyk

Today when you think of visiting Bon Echo your main concerns might consist of finding tent poles, packing all the kids’ toys into the trunk or what you are going to do with the dog.  In comparison to days past these would be the least of your worries.  As recently as...

Forest: A Precious Resource in Need of Protection

By: Christina Richards Natural Heritage Education Staff,  Bon Echo Provincial Park After your visit to Bon Echo Provincial Park, what stands out in your memory?  For many it is Mazinaw Rock and for others the deer that wandered into their campsite.  Most people do not...

The Secret Flowers of Bon Echo

The Secret Flowers of Bon Echo  Alison Lake     Park Naturalist One of the simple pleasures of visiting Bon Echo in spring is seeing the wide variety of flowers scattered on the forest floor. But some flowers are not so simple to see. In fact, some plants produce two...