Just outside Thunder Bay, Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park offers a variety of fun winter activities for day-use visitors of every sort.
Here are four reasons you need to add this park to your list this winter:
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Picture this: you’re gliding through a glittering, snow-covered forest. You hear bird calls, and see signs of forest life all around you.
There’s no better way to enjoy winter at Ontario Parks than on a set of skis.
If you’re not a cross-country skier already, here are some beginner tips to get you started.
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Lack of good snow getting you down?
Located just north of Sudbury, Windy Lake Provincial Park has some of the best cross-country ski and snowshoe trails in the region, plus cozy yurts and cabins, making it a prime winter vacation destination.
Here are our top five reasons you need to check out Windy Lake:
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Today’s post comes from Chris Stromberg, a backcountry operations specialist at Quetico Provincial Park.
Quetico Provincial Park is known globally among the canoeing enthusiasts for its connecting lakes and waterways, undeveloped landscape and road-less, non-mechanized travel.
In winter, Quetico becomes very quiet. The occasional ice fishers, snowshoers, or skiers will likely witness far more animal tracks than signs of humans.
In the late winter, however, Aitkokan’s local ski club, The Beaten Path Nordic Trails, hosts a unique event that creates a pattern of ski tracks across the frozen backcountry canoe routes of Quetico Provincial Park.
Continue reading Cross Quetico Lakes Ski Tour: a Quetico tradition for skiers