Where to snowshoe in Ontario Parks

Nature looks completely different under a glittering blanket of snow. Why not strap on some snowshoes and experience Ontario Parks in a whole new way this winter?

Check out our list of winter parks with top-notch snowshoeing opportunities:

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Springwater

As part of the Ministry of Natural Resources’ September 2012 transformation announcement, Ontario Parks will change the designation of a number of provincial parks, including Springwater Provincial Park, from operating to non-operating.  In deciding which parks to re-designate, we looked at many factors including low visitation rates, low cost recovery, and the upcoming need for investment in capital upgrades to remain operational. Continue reading Springwater

Valentine ideas at Ontario Parks

Ski the Chocolate Cup Challenge, an annual Valentine’s Day ski race at Atikokan, near Quetico Provincial Park. Hosted by the Beaten Path Nordic Club, this year’s Chocolate Cup is on February 12. Families are welcome. Plenty of chocolate will be served and there are prizes for all. Stay an extra day and ski the groomed trails at Quetico or book a stay in one of two yurts. Continue reading Valentine ideas at Ontario Parks