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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>>

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

Note: Janurary 2019 is our next meeting - see you there
May - October - we meet at the Ferris Park office
November - April - meeting held Vimy room, Campbellford legion

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

Weekly walking group - rain or shine!
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>>

Memories of Ferris Park
We are requesting submissions, from residents and visitors alike, describing stories or special events that have taken place in our Park.
To learn more about this ambitious project, click here

  Want to be our Friend?

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

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

Guided walks start May 7th.
Join our weekly Walking Group!
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

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 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

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

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

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

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>>

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

Want to be involved?
Become a Friend of Ferris!

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

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.