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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!

MEMORIES OF FERRIS PROVINCIAL PARK
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
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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 2019

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!
May to December weekly walks. More info>>

Coming to Ferris? Download our trailmap

May 26th 10 to 4 pm
Kite Day     

Come fly a kite! Bring your own or assemble one supplied by Friends of Ferris. Suitable for all ages. Join us for our fundraising BBQ. Lots of parking and entry is free. Donations greatly appreciated.
Contact Barb 705.632.0894 for more information or to volunteer or email us at info@friendsofferris.ca

June 22nd 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!
Peameal on a bun,and coffee after the walk. Regular park day use fees apply.
This is a registered event with limited numbers.
Please contact Barb at 705-632-0894 or info@friendsofferris.ca to register.

July 27th 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 info@friendsofferris.ca

August 24th
Professor Pricklethorn   
11 to 1 pm

Come meet Professor Pricklethorn and learn about the secret lives of trees. The Professor will help you discover the many benefits that can be gained by planting the right trees and providing proper care for trees in our towns and cities.
By the time the Professor gets to the roots of the topic, you'll be singing "give trees a chance".
Fundraising BBQ 12-1 pm.
Information Barb 705-632-0894 or info@friendsofferris.ca

To learn more visit Professor Pricklethorn

October 5th at 1 pm
Bat Day    
The Friends of Ferris are pleased to welcome Dr. Christina Davy to 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 info@friendsofferris.ca


Friends of Ferris AGM
To be announced
Campbellford Legion at 6 pm
Everyone welcome


Email us for more information
or download the Friends information/membership brochure.


Dry Stone Wall - last year was our 10th anniversary and we will not be holding the stone wall event this year. To view the progress of the stone wall workshops, visit here.

Other events in the Park

*The Ranney Gorge Run>>



Want to help out?
Become a Friend of Ferris!


Email
 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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