Trip Inspiration | Outdoor Recreation

October is a great time of the year, from the beautiful views of the changing trees, to the mild weather that’s perfect for pumpkin picking, but most importantly all the Halloween-related activities! From events for the kids, like a pumpkin festival and ghost stories, to something for brave teens and adults that will surely scare your socks off, there are many events happening across Ontario’s Southwest.

Hawk Eyes

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 9:00 AM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation

Fun ways to get out and play with some birds of prey this fall

Ontario’s Southwest is home to some of the best hawk watching in North America and the fall is one of the best times to sight these amazing birds as they begin their migration south.

Discover the birds of Rondeau Provincial Park.

Rondeau Provincial Park boasts 335 bird species including the endangered Prothonotary Warbler and rarities like Townsend’s Solitaire, Yellow-throated Warbler and Painted Bunting. It’s a perfect choice for a relaxing birding escape with some delightful diversions on the side.

Discover the birds of Pinery Provincial Park.

Pinery Provincial Park's sunsets, which have been ranked among the world’s top ten by National Geographic Magazine, will be the icing on the cake after a day exploring this beautiful park. It’s rare habitats provide shelter and space for 319 different species of birds, 124 of which have nested in the park.