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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
AGM Tues Sept 15, 2020
See sidebar for information>>>

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>>



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        Ferris Park entrance
  2020
Calendar of Events
hosted by
The Friends of Ferris


** Effective immediately **
Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge
is closed as of July 30/20



Please note all 2020 Friends of Ferris events have been cancelled due to Covid restrictions.

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

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.

Want to be involved?
Become a Friend of Ferris!


Guided walks CANCELLED until further notice

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Coming to Ferris? Download our trailmap


May 31st from 10 to 4 pm
Kite Day   - cancelled

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

July 25th at 1 pm
Turtle Day - cancelled
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 22nd at 1 pm
Jacob Rodenburg  - cancelled
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 info@friendsofferris.ca



September 27th at 1 pm - cancelled
Nature Walk with David Bree    
Experience the sights and sounds of Ferris Provincial Park with Senior Natural Heritage Education Leader David Bree.
This is a registered event, numbers are limited.
To register, please contact Barb Hogan
705-632-0894 or info@friendsofferris.ca


Friends of Ferris AGM
Tues. Sept 15, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
This will be held at a local FOF home. It will be outside to accomodate pandemic guidelines. In case of inclement weather, we will be moving inside in a safe manner, masks will be required.
For more info - please contact Barb 705.632.0894
Everyone welcome

Email us for more information
or download the Friends 2019 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
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Thank you to Michel Proulx and Al Graham for some of the photographs on this site.