Killarney Provincial Park, one of the crown jewels in Ontario’s provincial park system, is open year-round. If you are looking for a winter playground, this park is it:
– spectacular scenery;
– roofed accommodations in heated yurts;
– 30 km of groomed classic ski trails – in a backcountry wilderness setting;
– lots more trails for snowshoe hikes; and
– an excellent time of the year to see park wildlife.
– Join a winter event to learn more about park wildlife. The Christmas Bird Count and Activity Day on Family Day Weekend are two good choices.
– There’s a good chance to see a wolf pack or at least spot tracks in winter at Killarney Provincial Park.
– Once the ice is solid on Georgian Bay, watch for wolf packs to track moose and deer on the ice.
– Access points are maintained at George Lake, the Crack and Carlyle Lake as well as Johnnie Lake access point. Follow the summer canoe routes on winter snow shoes
– Snowshoe the hiking trail to Lumsden Lake. It’s in a sunny valley protected from the wind.
-Be careful! Ice near moving water is unstable. Know your ice conditions!