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Become a Friend of Ferris

FERRIS IS OPEN following Provincial Guidelines for opening.


The Friends of Ferris is an energetic, non-profit group of volunteers who are hard at work, constantly bringing to Ferris special events and promotions unique to our Provincial Park! We are part of a growing network of co-operating associations across Ontario.

They assist in the maintenance of trails, trail markers and even installed trail benches for you to sit and enjoy the quiet moments at Ferris. A major project undertaken by the Friends in the past, was in partnership with the Campbellford Rotary Club, who helped build a picnic shelter. This has since been replaced, and a new picnic shelter was built by Ontario Parks. Today family gatherings, company picnics and special events in the Park all benefit from this structure. Another recent improvement is the purchase and installation of playground equipment much to the delight of young campers.

Important Upcoming Meetings of Friends of Ferris -
The Friends of Ferris meet every fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 pm
May - October we meet at the Ferris Park office
November - April meeting TBA

Call Barb for more info - 632 0894

New this year!
We've got T-shirts!! Support the Friends and wear it proudly! Click on the image below for more info!

Important Projects by the Friends throughout the years
 - Purchase of all terrain wheelchair
 - 6 new park benches
 - Boardwalks
 - Updating trails with new signage - walking/hiking/biking

2021 Board Members
President - Barb Hogan
Vice President - Theresa Miller
Secretary - Donna Wilson
Treasurer - John Knox
Directors: Anne McCarthy, Klarissa Koscis, Bev Vye, Brenda Morrison
Website - Kathy Lewis

*Board meetings - minutes.

*Friends of Ferris Constitution & Bylaws.

What's happening in Ferris this time of year? Find out!

The Friends have also designed and will be in charge of promotions for the Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge.

Support your favourite Park by purchasing Ontario Parks clothing or a yearly Park Pass

      Click here to view more about our Dry Stone Wall Workshop every August.
Friends of Ferris has some educational info to share -
Interested in the "earthy" side of Ferris?
We have a detailed geographical article just for you!

Chorus Frog surveys in Ferris Provincial Park, conducted by Toronto Zoo's Adopt-A-Pond Programme. We hope that this will help with the long term sustainability of Western Chorus Frog populations in 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

The Friends of Ferris is a registered Canadian Charitable Trust. Originally formed in 1994, they received charitable status in 1996, and adopted a mandate. Please join us by sharing your time, talents and expertise while making new friends, getting some fresh air and having some down-to-earth good fun!!

The Friends of Ferris are an important link in keeping our park in the news. With each special event, campers and local townspeople alike learn the value of having a Park such as Ferris Provincial so close at hand.

For more information, contact Friends of Ferris.


  Become a Friend of Ferris

Do you love Ferris Park?

Everyone can be a 'Friend of Ferris'. We welcome families, individuals, special interest groups, park visitors, and business corporations. By becoming a member of the Friends of Ferris, you will be making a valuable contribution to a very special place.

Any contribution - volunteer help, sharing expertise, donations - all are gratefully accepted and always appreciated!

So please join us by sharing your time, talents and expertise, while making new friends, getting some fresh air and having some good down to earth fun!

The Friends of Ferris thanks the CSCF
for their continued support

  Trillium Walk

** Ferris Park reviews
in the News

*Natural Ontario article*

*Terry Sprague article*

*Dry Stone Walls 2011*

*Restoring Living Antiques -
Stone Walls

*Camping article- Toronto Star*

*Flying High-Kites for Kids
page 14 in Northumberland Kids*

Picture this!
Ferris Park
and Friends events

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