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Friends of Ferris

Welcome to Ferris Park

hat have you been missing? If you've never been to Ferris  Provincial Park, the answer is easy - lots!!

Located just outside of Campbellford Ontario, Ferris Provincial  Park opened in June 1974 and has been described as camping the way you remember it. The Park has 163  large spacious and leafy sites, unspoiled acres of woods and  river banks to be explore
d. Trails open summer and winter. Local  townspeople who make your stay one you'll want to repeat.

Come and see why Ferris should be on your destination list this year! Improvements at the park include 40 electrical sites and improved trails!

Experience the gentle sway of the Ranney Gorge Suspension  bridge, Ontario's first 300 foot-long suspension bridge and  over 30 feet high above the Ranney Gorge and located on the
Trans Canada Trail.
Visit the suspension bridge!! >>

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

The Friends of Ferris meet every fourth Tuesday
of the month at 6 pm.

May - October - we meet at the Ferris office - no meetings at present.
November - April - meetings TBA

  Call Barb 632 0894 for more information. Please join us!

Weekly walking group cancelled!
Meet in the park, have a Ferris Guide escort you on our weekly walks May to December!
We're walking!! Are you? Join us! More info>>

  Want to be our Friend?

        Ferris Park entrance
Calendar of Events
hosted by
The Friends of Ferris

All events are dependent on Covid rules and regulations and are now cancelled in 2021. Check here or on our Facebook page for updates.

Please practice physical distancing in
the Park and in our town.

Remember to dispose of trash responsibly, using garbage containers or better yet, take your trash home, to lessen the burden on local resources.
Park trails are not for dumping garbage.
Please be part of the solution, not the problem.

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.

Walking group CANCELLED
May to December weekly walks. More info>>

Coming to Ferris? Download our trailmap.

May 15 or 16th CANCELLED
Nature walk with David Bree

Nothing says spring like forest wildflowers. While focus will be on wildflowers, birds, trees and even history could be discussed while on this relaxing stroll while you experience the sights and sounds of Ferris Park. This is a registered event, limited numbers.
Contact Barb to register 705.632.0894 or email us at

July 24th at 1 pm CANCELLED
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. Donations appreciated.
Information available from Barb 705-632-0894 or

June 19th at 12 noon CANCELLED
All about Black Bears Teddy Bear Picnic
Join Friends for a Teddy Bear picnic while learning all about black bears. Derek Potter, MNRF research biologist, will join us, giving a presentation on black bears and Friends will provide a craft and activities. Bring your own lunch, picnic blanket and your favourite teddy bear. Please contact Barb Hogan 705-632-0894 or

August 21st at 1 pm CANCELLED
Jacob Rodenburg

Jacob is the award winning educator, and co-author of The Big Book of Nature Activities. Jacob has received numerous awards, recently the recepiant of the Otonabee Region Conservation Award for his work in environmental education.
Please note this is a registered event. For more information and to register, please contact Barb 705-632-0894 or

Friends of Ferris AGM
To be announced
For more info - please contact Barb 705.632.0894
Everyone welcome

Email us for more information
or download the Friends 2021 information/membership brochure.

Dry Stone Wall - our last workshop was in 2018. To view the progress of the stone wall workshops, visit here. We will not be holding a workshop in 2020.

Other events in the Park

*The Ranney Gorge Run>>

Don't just take our word for it!
Read what others are saying about Ferris >>

Activities : Contact Ferris : Directions : Reservations : Gallery : Trail Maps : Suspension Bridge
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October to May phone (705) 653-1566
Friends of Ferris
474 County Road 8
Campbellford ON
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Thank you to Michel Proulx and Al Graham for some of the photographs on this site.