About Ganaraska Forest Centre


The Ganaraska Forest Centre is a multi-use facility, located in the heart of the 11,000-acre Ganaraska Forest. Featuring overnight accommodations for over 80 people, the facility boasts a large Great Hall, four break-out classrooms, a commercial kitchen and expert culinary staff to look after any group's dietary needs.

The certified teachers at the Ganaraska Forest Centre offer over 25 Ontario curriculum-linked outdoor educational opportunities to students in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12, through day-use programming, or 2, 3, 4 or 5-day residential stays. The Ganaraska Forest Centres outdoor education programs meet or exceed the criteria of the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association's (OPHEA) Safety Guidelines. All instructors are Ontario-certified teachers, with outdoor education emphasis, and combined, have several years of practical, hands-on teaching experience.  The facility is also available for private and corporate events and community and non-profit groups.

The Ganaraska Forest Centre is a fully accessible site, with users having access to an All Terrain Wheelchair, for those with mobility issues.

Latest News

Ganaraska Forest Harvesting Update

The week of October 30th will see the following: Cutting in parcels 3, 109 and 110 Hauling and Clean-Up in parcels 16, 28 and 103, 108 and 118 Please take caution in these areas. Recreate safely in the Ganaraska Forest!

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Busy Weekend in the Ganaraska Forest

Please note that there are two major events taking place on Saturday, October 14th in the Ganaraska Forest. OCMC Race in the west forest Army Cadet Orienteering Competition in the central forest Plus, there will be a wedding at the Ganaraska Forest Centre. Keep up to date on what’s happening, see Calendar of Events and/or…

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