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Things to do nearby Ferris

There's always something going on at Ferris Provincial Park for nature lovers and families. Each and every season the Friends of Ferris and the support of the community bring various activities and events to the park.

Weekly walking group May thru December - rain or shine!
Meet in the park, have a Ferris Guide escort you on our
weekly walks in May.
More info>>

We are now accessible - rent our DeBug All-Terrain Wheelchair
and travel the trails!
More info>>

Friends of Ferris photo gallery - click here!

We are requesting submissions, from residents and visitors alike, describing stories or special events that have taken place in our Park.
L earn more about this ambitious project here

Hiking, leisurely walking trails and biking trails are just a few of the activities that keep our campers returning year after year.
View the Ferris trail map.


   Terrence Dickinson


Events & Activities 2018

Pack up a picnic, bring your BBQ!
Our events and trails will have you loving Ferris Provincial Park!

Contact Barb 705.632.0894 for Friends of Ferris info.

Contact Ontario Parks-Ferris for reservations at 705.653.3575.

Join our weekly Walking Group!
We're walking now. Are you? More info>>

Coming to Ferris? Download our trailmap

Sun. May 27/18 from 10 am - 4 pm
Kite Day     

Bring your own kite or assemble one supplied by Friends of Ferris! Suitable for all ages! Join us for our fundraising BBQ. Lots of parking and FREE entry. Donations greatly appreciated.
Contact Barb 705.632.0894 for more information or to volunteer or email us at

June 16/18 at 9 am
Bird Watching
June is the height of the nesting season for birds in the park and they are all singing their hearts out. Join naturalist David Bree for a leisurely walk to see and hear our nesting feathered friends and why all the noise!
$5 per person includes Peameal on a bun, coffee and walk. Regular park day use fees apply.
This is a registered event with limited numbers.
Please contact Barb Hogan at 705-632-0894 or to register.

July 28/18 at 1 pm
Turtle Day
Learn about turtles and their environments! Meet some of Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre's turtles while participating in fun family activities and discover how we can protect turtles!
Regular park day use fees apply.
Information Barb 705-632-0894 or

August 25 & 26/18
Stone Wall Restoratio/Demo   
9 am - 4 pm each day

2018 will be the 10th Anniversary of the Dry Stone Wall Demonstration/Restoration Workshop in Ferris Provincial Park. This beginner’s course will cover important walling elements such as hearting, batter, through-stones, cheek ends, and various types of coping. Participants will learn the basic techniques of dry laid construction including stiles and various structural solutions to carry out sympathetic repair of historic stone walls.
Click here for more info and watch the 2018 video

September 29/18 at 1 pm
Bat Day    
The Friends of Ferris are pleased to welcome Dr. Christina Davy September 29th 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Ferris Park at the Picnic Shelter. Christina is a Species At Risk Research Scientist with MNRF. She has worked with bats for over 10 years. She is going to come and to tell us all about these amazing creatures. Come out to learn about what species we have in Ontario and how to identify them. She will also talk to us about the work she is doing looking into white nose syndrome, its effects on our bats and what we can do to help. Specifically she will show us examples of Bat boxes and what we need to know if we are installing them at our homes.
Contact Barb Hogan 705-632-0894 or

Friends of Ferris AGM
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018
Campbellford Legion at 6 pm
Everyone welcome

Other events in the Park
*The Ranney Gorge Run>>
*Westben's "Find the birds, find the pianist">>

Want to help out?
Become a Friend of Ferris!

 us for more information or download the Friends information and membership brochure.

Avid birder?
Ferris Park is an excellent place to view birds feeding, and nesting. Graham Wilson has an excellent list of birds in the area. Read and enjoy his extensive list of birds found in our area and other information here>>
Graham has also created a page devoted to the flora and fauna found in and around Ferris.
The Friends of Ferris would like to thank Graham for allowing us to link to his information.


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