News & Upcoming Events
Festival of the Giant 2013
The weather was beautiful, the BBQ was tasty, and there were activities for all ages. We hope all the campers and day visitors had a fun day and will be back next year. A big thank you to all the Park staff and volunteers whose extra efforts this year made the Festival a success.
Annual Photo Contest
Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Photo Contest! The photos will be on display in the Visitor's Centre all summer. Take a look at them right now in our website photo gallery. The winners in the People Category were Peter Prugh of Gainsesville, Florida (1st Place), Betty Whatley of Thunder Bay (2nd Place), and Betty Whatley also took 3rd Place. In the Scenery Category 1st place went to John Ayearst of Shuniah, Ontario. 2nd place went to Betty Whatley of Thunder Bay and 3rd place to Lisa Frankl of Thunder Bay. There was a tie for 1st place in the Wildlife Category with Peggy Neisch of North Branch, Minnesota and Betty Whatley of Thunder Bay sharing the top spot. The 2nd place winner was Trevor Miller of Thunder Bay and 3rd place went to Kyra Paterson of Waterdown, Ontario.Thanks to everyone who entered photos in 2012.
Bring your camera to the park this year and turn in your photos for the 2013 contest. December 31, 2013 deadline
Wildlife, People, and Scenery categories. Print the submission form and submit it with your 8" x 10" photo on photo paper!
The Westwind Store, on the second floor of the Visitors Centre, has a large variety of nature, camping, and fun items. When you purchase items at the store you help support the activities of the Friends. We continue to look for new products and expand our merchandise in line with our goals and philosophy. Many of our suppliers are part of the 1% FOR THE PLANET community, in which the company donates one percent of its revenue to environmental organizations. Several sources also provide organic and/or fair trade certification. Click on Westwind Store to for information about current merchandise. It's a great place to find great gifts for the people on your Christmas list. Become a member of the Friends and receive a 10% discount at the store.