Friends of Short Hills Park

Friends of Short Hills Park is a community-based organization dedicated to preserving the cultural and natural integrity of Short Hills Provincial Park through liaison with Ontario Parks, volunteer work, public education and fund raising activities.

First General Meeting of 2015

Attention Members of the Friends of Short Hills Park and those interested in joining. Our first general meeting of the year will be held on Wednesday, January 14th at 7:30pm at the St. John's Outdoor Education Centre on Holland/Roland Road. Our guest speaker will be from the Canadain Chestnut Council. Memberships for 2015 will be available - $20 for a year or 5 years for $80. 




"In the wilderness is salvation of the world."

— Henry Thoreau


Short Hills Provincial Park Code of Ethics

As a friend of Short Hills Park I understand that;

  • the park is a unique natural environment to be preserved for its own sake, as well as for future generations
  • my responsibility is of a caretaker, to actively seek to promote the ecological health and diversity of the park I pledge to; show respect; tread lightly pack out what is packed in
  • keep wildlife wild, by observing from a safe and non interfering distance observe, not disturb natural features in the park; memories outlast specimens
  • preserve peace in the park; to be considerate to others
  • protect the park from disruptive activities, such as open fires or vandalism
  • become better informed about the needs of Short Hills Park, and share my knowledge with others


Support Short Hills!

Short hills Guide coverHelp support Short Hills Provincial Park by becoming a "Friend" and receive the Official Short Hills Trail Guide.

Your membership helps keep the park available for you to enjoy as well as for programs, repairs and trail signage. Members enjoy four meetings a year with educational speakers and exclusive events, such as the winter Moonlight Walk.


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For further friends information, write to:
The Friends of Short Hills Park
c/o PO Box 236
Fonthill, ON, L0S 1E0