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Artery Lake, Woodland Caribou Provincial Park

                                                 ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN*
ONTARIO OUTDOOR ADVENTURES                          AN 8-DAY ALL-INCLUSIVE
                                                  NORTHWEST CARIBOU
CALENDAR 2013                                      QUEST ADVENTURE
                                                     *SEE CONTEST DETAILS INSIDE.



                                                ontariotravel.net/outdoor
                                                                                                                                EXPERIENCE
 Feel The Rush! Say “hike” and you’ll be gliding with your team of well-trained, friendly dogs through
 a winter wonderland. Discover the thrill of being a musher in Ontario’s wilderness.                                           DOGSLEDDING
 Want to learn more about this location? Go online to read the story behind this                                             FIND YOUR OUTDOOR
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 JANUARY 2013
       SUNDAY                MONDAY                   TUESDAY             WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                        FRIDAY                 SATURDAY

                                              1                      2                      3                            4                        5
                                              New Year’s Day         Christmas Bird Count                                Last Quarter
SNOW                                                                 Mashkinonje
CONDITIONS                                                           Provincial Park
                                                                     OntarioParks.com
Get them at
ontariotravel.net

6                      7                      8                      9                      10                           11                       12
                                                                                                                         New Moon                 Rideau Lakes Cup
                                                                                                                                                  Dog Sled Races
                                                                                                                                                  Newboro
                                                                                                                                                  twprideaulakes.on.ca


                                                                                                                         Contest Opens
13                     14                     15                     16                     17                           18                       19
                                                                                                                         First Quarter            Haliburton Highlands
                                                                                                                                                  Dogsled Derby
                                                                                                                                                  (January 19 & 20)
                                                                                                                                                  haliburtondogsledderby.com




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                                              Snowshoe Hike                                                                                       Full Moon/Spirit Moon
                                              (January 19 & 22)
                                              St. Lawrence Islands
                                              National Park
                                              pc.gc.ca/sli                                                                                        Cannington Dog Sled
                                                                                                                                                  Races & Winter Festival
                                                                                                                                                  canningtondogsledraces.com

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 HAPPENING THIS MONTH AT ontariotravel.net/outdoor:
                                                                                                    DECEMBER 2012           FEBRUARY 2013
 GUEST BLOG: Burton Penner,                        ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN*                      S M T W T F S          S M T W T F S
 Borealis Sled Dog Adventures, shares                 AN 8-DAY ALL-INCLUSIVE                                         1                   1 2
                                                                                                   2 3 4 5 6 7 8          3 4 5 6 7 8 9
 his knowledge and stories about                     NORTHWEST CARIBOU                             9 10 11 12 13 14 15   10 11 12 13 14 15 16
                                                                                                  16 17 18 19 20 21 22   17 18 19 20 21 22 23
 dogsledding in Northern Ontario.                     QUEST ADVENTURE                             23 24 25 26 27 28 29   24 25 26 27 28
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                                                                                                                              EXPERIENCE
 Kick It Up A Notch! Whether you enjoy classic or skate skiing, hit your stride on Ontario’s well-groomed
 Nordic trails. Choose from easy to challenging routes through picturesque forests. After this great                      CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING
 exercise, relax in the comfort of a cozy lodge.                                                                                  FIND YOUR OUTDOOR
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 FEBRUARY 2013
       SUNDAY                  MONDAY                   TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY                THURSDAY                         FRIDAY                     SATURDAY

                                                                                                                              1                           2
                                                                                                                                                          Groundhog Day
SNOW                                                                                                                                                      Cross Country Ski &
CONDITIONS                                                                                                                                                Snowshoe NordicFest
Get them at                                                                                                                                               Town of The Blue Mountains
ontariotravel.net                                                                                                                                         getouttheremag.com


3                       4                       5                       6                       7                             8                           9
Last Quarter                                    50th Annual Bon Soo
                                                Winter Carnival
                                                (February 3–12)
                                                Sault Ste. Marie
                                                bonsoo.on.ca



10                      11                      12                      13                      14                            15                          16
New Moon                                                                                        Valentine’s Day                                           Winter Activity Weekend
                                                                                                                                                          (February 16 & 17)
                                                                                                                                                          Killarney Provincial Park
                                                                                                                                                          OntarioParks.com




17                      18                      19                      20                      21                            22                          23
First Quarter           Family Day                                                                                            Outdoor Adventure           Snowshoe King Mountain
                                                                                                                              Show                        Goulais River
                                                                                                                              (February 22–24)            stokelycreek.com/trails/
                                                                                                                              The International Centre,   events
                                                                                                                              Toronto
                                                                                                                              outdooradventureshow.ca


24                      25                      26                      27                      28
                        Full Moon/Bear Moon

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                                                                                                          JANUARY 2013            MARCH 2013
 GUEST BLOG: Discover tips about                     ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN*                         S M T W T F S          S M T W T F         S
 cross-country skiing with kids                         AN 8-DAY ALL-INCLUSIVE                                1 2 3 4 5                       1    2
                                                                                                        6 7 8 9 10 11 12       3 4 5 6 7 8         9
 by Jen Johnson, Backcountry With                       NORTHWEST CARIBOU                              13 14 15 16 17 18 19   10 11 12 13 14 15   16
                                                                                                       20 21 22 23 24 25 26   17 18 19 20 21 22   23
 The Kids.                                               QUEST ADVENTURE                               27 28 29 30 31         24 25 26 27 28 29   30
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                                                                                                                               EXPERIENCE
 Make Tracks! Strap on your traditional or high tech snowshoes and get out there! It’s an easy and fun
 way to get energized. Revisit your favourite summer trails, trek through the backcountry or get your                         SNOWSHOEING
 adrenaline pumping by participating in a snowshoe race.
                                                                                                                             FIND YOUR OUTDOOR
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 MARCH 2013
        SUNDAY                       MONDAY          TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                        FRIDAY                  SATURDAY

                                                                                                                         1                         2
                                                                                                                         Nipigon Ice Fest          Sleeping Giant Loppet
SNOW                                                                                                                     (March 1–3)               Sleeping Giant Provincial Park
CONDITIONS                                                                                                               Nipigon                   sleepinggiantloppet.ca
                                                                                                                         nipigonicefest.com
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3                              4              5                      6                      7                            8                         9
                               Last Quarter                                                                              Visit the Ontario Booth
                                                                                                                         at Canoecopia 2013
                                                                                                                         (March 8–10)
                                                                                                                         Madison, Wisconsin
                                                                                                                         canoecopia.com



10                             11             12                     13                     14                           15                        16
Daylight Savings Time          New Moon                                                                                                            Outdoor + Adventure
Begins                                                                                                                                             Travel Show
                                                                                                                                                   (March 16 & 17)
                                                                                                                                                   CE Centre, Ottawa
                                                                                                                                                   adventureottawa.ca



17                             18             19                     20                     21                           22                        23
St. Patrick’s Day                             First Quarter          Spring Equinox                                                                Maple in the County
                                                                                                                                                   (March 23 & 24)
Wings of Spring                                                                                                                                    Prince Edward County
Rondeau Provincial Park                                                                                                                            mapleinthecounty.ca
OntarioParks.com




24                             25             26                     27                     28                           29                        30
                                                                     Full Moon/Sugar Moon                                Good Friday




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                                                                                                     FEBRUARY 2013            APRIL 2013
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 GUEST BLOG: Learn about Andy                         AN 8-DAY ALL-INCLUSIVE
                                                                                                   S M T W T F S
                                                                                                                  1 2
                                                                                                                          S M T W T F
                                                                                                                             1 2 3 4 5
                                                                                                                                              S
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 Tonkin’s snowshoeing adventures,                   NORTHWEST CARIBOU
                                                                                                   3 4 5 6 7 8 9
                                                                                                  10 11 12 13 14 15 16
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                                                                                                                         14 15 16 17 18 19
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 Treks in the Wild.                                                                               17 18 19 20 21 22 23   21 22 23 24 25 26   27
                                                     QUEST ADVENTURE                              24 25 26 27 28         28 29 30




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                                                                                                                                           EXPERIENCE
Reach New Heights! Feel comfortable and secure scaling Ontario’s magnificent rock faces in the
hands of our experienced, certified outdoor professionals. In just one day, you can learn to both                                         ROCK CLIMBING
climb and rappel.
                                                                                                                                         FIND YOUR OUTDOOR
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APRIL 2013
      SUNDAY                MONDAY                   TUESDAY                   WEDNESDAY                    THURSDAY                          FRIDAY                  SATURDAY

                      1                      2                           3                            4                              5                        6
                      Easter Monday                                      Last Quarter                                                                         Maple Syrup Festival
                                                                                                                                                              Killbear Provincial Park
                                                                                                                                                              OntarioParks.com




7                     8                      9                           10                           11                             12                       13
                                                                         New Moon                                                    Find rock climbing
                                                                                                                                     events & information
                                                                                                                                     ontarioclimbing.com




14                    15                     16                          17                           18                             19                       20
                                             Discover great                                           First Quarter
                                             cycling events
                                             welcomecyclists.ca/events




21                    22                     23                          24                           25                    26                                27
                      Earth Day                                          25 Rock Climbing             Full Moon/Sucker Moon
                                                                         Routes
                                                                         Blue Lake Provincial Park,
                                                                         Dryden
                                                                         experiencedryden.ca



28                    29                      30
                      Mountain Bike the Bruce
                      Bruce County
                      mtbthebruce.com                                    Share your images, stories and learn more:
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                                                                                                                MARCH 2013                MAY 2013
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GUEST BLOG: Find out why Christa                      AN 8-DAY ALL-INCLUSIVE
                                                                                                             S M T W T F
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                                                                                                                                 2
                                                                                                                                      S M T W T F
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Niravong, One Axe Pursuits, is so                   NORTHWEST CARIBOU
                                                                                                             3 4 5 6 7 8
                                                                                                            10 11 12 13 14 15
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passionate about rock climbing.                                                                             17 18 19 20 21 22   23   19 20 21 22 23 24   25
                                                     QUEST ADVENTURE                                        24 25 26 27 28 29   30   26 27 28 29 30 31
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                                                                                                                                     EXPERIENCE
Go Further! Explore Ontario’s big waters and pristine wilderness with the experts in the know.
An all-inclusive, guided adventure makes it easy and safe to experience world-class kayaking on                                       KAYAKING
the Great Lakes and wilderness rivers.
                                                                                                                               FIND YOUR OUTDOOR
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MAY 2013
        SUNDAY              MONDAY                 TUESDAY                WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                          FRIDAY               SATURDAY

                                                                     1                      2                              3                      4
                                                                                            Last Quarter




5                    6                      7                        8                      9                              10                     11
                                            Paddle the                                      New Moon
                                            Pukaskwa River
                                            Pukaskwa National Park
                                            pc.gc.ca/pukaskwa




12                   13                     14                       15                     16                             17                     18
Mother’s Day                                                                                                                                      First Quarter


                                                                                                                                                  Warblers & Whimbrels
                                                                                                                                                  Weekend
                                                                                                                                                  Presqu’ile Provincial Park
                                                                                                                                                  OntarioParks.com

19                   20                     21                       22                     23                             24                     25
                     Victoria Day                                                                                                                 Full Moon/Flower Moon




26                   27                     28                       29                     30                             31
Dorion’s Canyon                                                      Huron Fringe Birding                                  Last Quarter
Birding Festival                                                     Festival
(May 25 & 26)                                                        (May 24–June 2)
Dorion                                                               MacGregor Point
dorionbirdfest.ca                                                    Provincial Park        Contest Closes
                                                                     OntarioParks.com       11:59 p.m.


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                                                                                                       APRIL 2013               JUNE 2013
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GUEST BLOG: Get great tips                          AN 8-DAY ALL-INCLUSIVE
                                                                                                   S M T W T F
                                                                                                      1 2 3 4 5
                                                                                                                       S
                                                                                                                       6
                                                                                                                            S M T W T F S
                                                                                                                                              1
about kayaking from Scott Ewart,                   NORTHWEST CARIBOU
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1000 Islands Kayaking.                                                                            21 22 23 24 25 26   27   16 17 18 19 20 21 22
                                                    QUEST ADVENTURE                               28 29 30                 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
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                                                                                                                           EXPERIENCE
Do Summer Better! Make this the year you create unforgettable memories in Ontario’s outdoors.
Experience a wide range of guided water and land adventures – from canoeing to camping to fly-in                        SUMMER HIGHLIGHTS
wilderness expeditions.
                                                                                                                            FIND YOUR OUTDOOR
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JUNE 2013
       SUNDAY                    MONDAY          TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY                THURSDAY                            FRIDAY                 SATURDAY

                                                                                                                                                    1




2                           3              4                     5                        6                             7                           8
                                                                                                                                                    New Moon


                                                                                                                                                    MEC Paddlefest
                                                                                                                                                    (June 8 & 9)
                                                                                                                                                    Toronto Harbour
                                                                                                                                                    mec.ca
9                           10             11                    12                       13                            14                          15
                                                                 Take the Park Bus
                                                                 (June to September)
                                                                 parkbus.ca




16                          17             18                    19                       20                            21                          22
First Quarter                                                                                                           Summer Solstice
                                                                                                                        National Aboriginal
Father’s Day                                                                                                            Day




23                          24             25                    26                       27                            28                          29
Full Moon/                                                       National Canoe Day                                     Festival of Peoples
Strawberry                                                                                                              (June 28 & 29)
Moon                                                             Canadian Canoe                                         French River
                                                                 Museum                                                 Visitor’s Centre
                                                                 Peterborough                                           OntarioParks.com
                                                                 canoemuseum.ca
             Last Quarter
                       30

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                                                                                                    MAY 2013                    JULY 2013
GUEST BLOG: Be inspired and                      GO ONLINE AND CLICK                            S M T W T F         S    S M      T W T F       S
read stories about photographer               GET ADVENTURE TO DISCOVER                                  1 2 3
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James Smedley’s outdoor summer              FEATURED MONTHLY EXPERIENCES,                      12 13 14 15 16 17   18   14 15    16 17 18 19   20
                                                                                               19 20 21 22 23 24   25   21 22    23 24 25 26   27
adventures.                                      BLOGS AND PACKAGES                            26 27 28 29 30 31        28 29    30 31




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                                                                                                                             EXPERIENCE
Get On Board! Try the hottest new rage in water adventures – Stand-Up Paddling (SUP). After a short
lesson, you’ll be ready to go touring or surfing. Flex your body, soul and mind with SUP yoga.                            STAND-UP PADDLING
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JULY 2013
        SUNDAY               MONDAY               TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY                  THURSDAY                         FRIDAY                    SATURDAY

                      1                     2                     3                         4                             5                           6
                      Canada Day                                  Find SUP events
                                                                  ontariosupseries.com




7                     8                     9                     10                        11                            12                          13
                      New Moon                                                                                            Discover great
                                                                                                                          cycling events
                                                                                                                          welcomecyclists.ca/events




14                    15                    16                    17                        18                            19                          20
                      First Quarter                                                                                                                   Canada’s Parks Day
                                                                                                                                                      Various events
                                                                                                                                                      across Ontario
                                                                                                                                                      parksday.ca




21                    22                    23                    24                        25                            26                          27
Lake Superior Day     Full Moon/                                                            Learn to Camp
lakesuperiorday.com   Raspberry Moon                                                        At Ontario Parks
                                                                                            OntarioParks.com/
                                                                                            learntocamp




28                    29                    30                    31
                      Last Quarter

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                                                                                                        JUNE 2013             AUGUST 2013
GUEST BLOG: Learn about safe                      GO ONLINE TO DISCOVER                             S M T W T F S
                                                                                                                      1
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stand up paddleboard practices and               GREAT OUTDOOR FESTIVALS                            2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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courses from Paddle Canada.                            AND EVENTS                                  16 17 18 19 20 21 22   18 19 20 21 22 23   24
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                                                                                                                                         EXPERIENCE
Feel The Freedom! Soak up the grandeur of endless big skies and picturesque landscapes while
sailing on the Great Lakes. Choose from day excursions to fabled islands, romantic overnight                                               SAILING
adventures at ecolodges or cruise-and-learn holidays.
                                                                                                                                   FIND YOUR OUTDOOR
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AUGUST 2013
     SUNDAY                 MONDAY                TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY                  THURSDAY                              FRIDAY               SATURDAY

                                                                                           1                                   2                      3
                                                                                           Great Waterfront
                                                                                           Trail Adventure
                                                                                           Lake Erie Waterfront
                                                                                           waterfronttrail.org




4                    5                     6                      7                        8                                   9                      10
                     Civic Holiday         New Moon               Hike Pukaskwa’s
                                                                  Coastal Trail
                                                                  Pukaskwa National Park
                                                                  pc.gc.ca/pukaskwa




11                   12                    13                     14                       15                                  16                     17
                                                                  First Quarter            Find sailing events
                                                                                           ontariosailing.ca




18                   19                    20                     21                       22                                  23                     24
                                           Full Moon/                                                                                                 The Great Canadian Kayak
                                           Thimbleberry Moon                                                                                          Challenge & Festival
                                                                                                                                                      Timmins
                                                                                                                                                      thegreatcanadiankayak
                                                                                                                                                      challenge.com



25                   26                    27                     28                       29                                  30                     31
                                                                  Last Quarter                                                                        Monarch Migration
                                                                                                                                                      Weekend
                                                                                                                                                      (August 31–September 1)
                                                                                                                                                      Darlington Provincial Park
                                                                                                                                                      OntarioParks.com




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                                                                                                           JULY 2013             SEPTEMBER 2013
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GUEST BLOG: Learn more as Captain                                                                   S M      T W T F       S    S M T W T F S
                                                  EACH WEEK TO DISCOVER                                1     2 3 4 5       6    1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Gregory Heroux shares his stories                                                                   7 8      9 10 11 12   13    8 9 10 11 12 13 14
                                                        FEATURED                                   14 15    16 17 18 19   20   15 16 17 18 19 20 21
about big lake sailing adventures.                                                                 21 22    23 24 25 26   27   22 23 24 25 26 27 28
                                                   OUTDOOR ADVENTURES                              28 29    30 31              29 30




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                                                                                                                               EXPERIENCE
Be Enlightened! Listen and learn from the stories and legends told by Aboriginal people while
experiencing canoeing, hiking, horseback riding and heritage adventures. Discover the warmth of                            CULTURE & HERITAGE
the people, their vibrant culture and traditional activities.
                                                                                                                               FIND YOUR OUTDOOR
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SEPTEMBER 2013
       SUNDAY              MONDAY                  TUESDAY                  WEDNESDAY             THURSDAY                          FRIDAY               SATURDAY

1                    2                     3                           4                    5                              6                        7
                     Labour Day            Frontenac Challenge                              New Moon
                                           (September 1–
                                           October 31)
                                           Frontenac Provincial Park
                                           OntarioParks.com



8                    9                     10                          11                   12                             13                      14
                                                                                            First Quarter                  Art in the Park Opening
                                                                                                                           St. Lawrence Islands
                                                                                                                           National Park
                                                                                                                           pc.gc.ca/sli




15                   16                    17                          18                   19                             20                       21
                                                                                            Full Moon/Corn Moon            Hike Haliburton Festival
                                                                                                                           (September 20–22)
                                                                                                                           Haliburton Highlands
                                                                                                                           haliburtonholidays.com




22                   23                    24                          25                   26                             27                       28
Fall Equinox                               Great Spirit Circle Trail                        Last Quarter
                                           Cultural Adventures
                                           (throughout September)
                                           Manitoulin Island
                                           circletrail.com



29                   30

                                                                                                                                                    FALL COLOUR
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                                                                                                      AUGUST 2013             OCTOBER 2013
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GUEST BLOG: Read Aboriginal                                                                        S M T W T F         S    S M T W T F S
                                              GET ADVENTURE TO DISCOVER                                        1 2     3          1 2 3 4 5
stories by Kevin Eshkawkogan from                                                                  4 5 6 7 8 9        10    6 7 8 9 10 11 12
                                            FEATURED MONTHLY EXPERIENCES,                         11 12 13 14 15 16   17   13 14 15 16 17 18 19
the Great Spirit Circle Trail.                                                                    18 19 20 21 22 23   24   20 21 22 23 24 25 26
                                                 BLOGS AND PACKAGES                               25 26 27 28 29 30   31   27 28 29 30 31




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                                                                                                                                           EXPERIENCE
Pedal Further! Ontario’s landscapes are alive with blazing reds, oranges and yellows, making it the
perfect time for a cycling or mountain biking adventure. Choose from guided tours, meandering                                               CYCLING
recreational trails, rugged mountain biking parks and tracts or paved cycle routes.
                                                                                                                                     FIND YOUR OUTDOOR
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OCTOBER 2013
       SUNDAY                MONDAY                       TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY                  THURSDAY                        FRIDAY                 SATURDAY

                                                  1                       2                          3                           4                        5
                                                                          Explore the Agawa                                      New Moon                 Take a Kid Mountain
FALL COLOUR                                                               Canyon by Rail                                                                  Biking Day
REPORT                                                                    Agawa Canyon                                                                    imbacanada.com
Find it at                                                                agawacanyontourtrain.com
ontariotravel.net

6                     7                           8                       9                          10                          11                       12
                                                  Pedal Your Arts Tours                                                          First Quarter
                                                  Haliburton Highlands
                                                  yoursoutdoors.ca/
                                                  packages.php




13                    14                          15                      16                         17                          18                       19
                      Thanksgiving Day                                                                                           Full Moon/               Fall Colour Paddle
                                                                                                                                 Falling Leaves Moon      (October 5 & 6;
                                                                                                                                                          12 & 13; 19 & 20)
                                                                                                                                                          Grand River/Paris
                                                                                                                                                          treksinthewild.com



20                    21                          22                      23                         24                          25                       26
                                                                                                                                                          Last Quarter




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                      Discover great                                                                 Halloween
                      cycling events
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Mursell, Welcome Cyclists Network.                           AND EVENTS                                   22 23 24 25 26 27 28   17 18 19 20 21 22 23
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                                                                                                                                    EXPERIENCE
Unleash Your Creativity! Learn new skills under the guidance of Ontario’s renowned artists, artisans,
photographers and sculptors. Visit museums and galleries to see magnificent art inspired by the                                   ARTS & WONDERS
outdoors or see the world’s largest collection of canoes.
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New Moon                                                                                        Introductory Outdoor
                                                                                                Rock Climbing
                                                                                                Milton
Daylight Savings Time                                                                           zenclimb.com
Ends


10                      11                   12                          13                     14                           15                        16
First Quarter           Remembrance Day                                                                                                                Hudson’s Bay Company
                                                                                                                                                       Blanket Coat Workshop
                                                                                                                                                       Peterborough
                                                                                                                                                       canoemuseum.ca




17                      18                   19                          20                     21                           22                        23
Full Moon/                                   Nature Photography
Freezing Moon                                Tours
                                             Point Pelee National Park
                                             pointpeleetours.com




24                      25                   26                          27                     28                           29                        30
                        Last Quarter                                     Experience fur trade
                                                                         life at Fort William
                                                                         Historical Park
                                                                         Thunder Bay
                                                                         fwhp.ca




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                                                GET ADVENTURE TO DISCOVER                                    1 2 3 4 5        1     2 3 4 5 6 7
Evan Holt, Trail Swag, about the                                                                       6 7 8 9 10 11 12       8     9 10 11 12 13 14
                                              FEATURED MONTHLY EXPERIENCES,                           13 14 15 16 17 18 19   15    16 17 18 19 20 21
connection between arts and nature.                                                                   20 21 22 23 24 25 26   22    23 24 25 26 27 28
                                                   BLOGS AND PACKAGES                                 27 28 29 30 31         29    30 31




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                                                                                                                                       EXPERIENCE
Make Peace With Winter! Treat yourself to an authentic Canadian cool adventure. Explore Ontario’s
snow-covered landscapes and learn how wildlife adapts in winter. At the end of the day, share stories                               WINTER HIGHLIGHTS
around a cozy fireplace at one of our welcoming lodges or resorts.
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DECEMBER 2013
      SUNDAY                 MONDAY                  TUESDAY                      WEDNESDAY                  THURSDAY                        FRIDAY              SATURDAY

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                      New Moon                                                                                                                             Canoe Paddle Carving
                                                                                                                                                           Workshop
                                                                                                                                                           (December 7 & 8)
                                                                                                                                                           Peterborough
                                                                                                                                                           canoemuseum.ca



8                     9                      10                             11                          12                          13                     14
                      First Quarter




15                    16                     17                             18                          19                          20                     21
                                             Full Moon/                     Christmas Bird Count                                                           Winter Solstice
                                             Little Spirit Moon             Killarney Provincial Park
                                                                            OntarioParks.com




22                    23                     24                             25                          26                          27                     28
                                                                            Last Quarter                Boxing Day


                                                                            Christmas Day



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                                             Coyote Howl
                                             Bronte Creek Provincial Park                                                                                  SNOW
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GUEST BLOG: Enjoy winter                            GO ONLINE TO DISCOVER                                     S M T W T F S
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adventure stories by Ethan Meleg, of               GREAT OUTDOOR FESTIVALS                                    3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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Ethan Meleg Outdoor Photography.                         AND EVENTS                                          17 18 19 20 21 22 23   19 20 21 22 23 24 25
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                                                        Thunder Bay
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                                                                                            Georgian
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                       ONTARIO OUTDOOR ADVENTURES 2013



   JANUARY                                       FEBRUARY                       MARCH                           APRIL
   Algonquin Provincial Park                     Algoma Highlands               Surprise Lake                   Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area
   Goh Iromoto                                   Gary and Joanie McGuffin       Goh Iromoto                     Goh Iromoto




   MAY                                           JUNE                           JULY                            AUGUST
   Franklin Island, Georgian Bay                 Killarney Provincial Park      Kawawaymog Lake                 Lake Superior
   Goh Iromoto                                   Ethan Meleg                    Goh Iromoto                     Goh Iromoto




    SEPTEMBER                                    OCTOBER                        NOVEMBER                        DECEMBER
    Manitoulin Island                            Haliburton Highlands           Canadian Canoe Museum           Algonquin Provincial Park
    Ethan Meleg                                  Rob Stimpson                   Rob Stimpson                    Ethan Meleg

    Cover Image: Artery Lake, Woodland Caribou
    Provincial Park. Photo: Goh Iromoto

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