News & Upcoming Events

Sleeping Giant is open 10am-4pm on weekends from January through March for cross-country skiing. The Activity Room in the Visitor Centre is also open during this time to warm up by the fireplace and enjoy a hot beverage. For up to date ski trail information please visit Sleeping Giant Ski Report.

The 37th Sleeping Giant Loppet will take place on Saturday, March 1st 2014. for more information please visit Sleeping Giant Loppet.

Annual Photo Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Photo Contest! The photos will be on display in the Visitor's Centre all summer. And you can view them in our website photo gallery. The winners in the People Category were Michael Grundy of Thunder Bay (1st Place), Peter Wragg of Thunder Bay (2nd Place), and Kyra Paterson of Waterdown,Ontario(3rd Place). Dolores Tully of Winnipeg received an Honourable Mention in the People Category also. In the Scenery Category 1st place went to Carol Lee Kostyniuk of Thunder Bay. 2nd place went to Craig Scali of Thunder Bay and 3rd place to Graham Coles of Toronto. 1st place in the Wildlife Category went to Craig Scali of Thunder Bay, 2nd place to Elisabeth Hopkins of Thunder Bay and 3rd place winner was Kyra Paterson of Waterdown Ontario. Thanks to everyone who entered photos in 2013. Each year there are so many excellent photos submitted showing different aspects of the park and people's experiences in it so judging is always a difficult job.

Bring your camera to the park this year and turn in your photos for the 2014 contest. December 31, 2014 deadline
Wildlife, People, and Scenery categories. Print the submission form and submit it with your 8" x 10" photo on photo paper!

Westwind Store

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.

Click here for a printable version of our membership application form!