Staying active in the winter isn’t always easy. For some of us, it’s tempting to stay in, cuddle up, and spend the long winter months binging Netflix under a warm blanket.
Cross-country skiing boasts a wide array of benefits for your physical and mental health. Here’s why you should strap on some skis and spend your winter gliding through frozen forests and snow-covered trails:
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Today’s post comes from Layna Lubimiv, Head Park Naturalist at MacGregor Point Provincial Park.
Did you know MacGregor Point was one of the first provincial parks to offer winter camping?
What started as a seasonal extension of a few roofed accommodations has evolved into a great destination for any winter lover.
Learn more about how we arrived here (and why you need to visit):
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Did you know 18 of our parks have cross-country trails, about half of them groomed?
Cross-country skiing is a great way for families to get outdoors and enjoy the winter together! It’s less expensive and safer than alpine skiing, it helps keep kids fit, and it’s a skill they’ll have their entire life.
Here are our top seven tips for getting kids hooked on cross-country skiing:
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You’ve seen Wasaga Beach Provincial Park in the summer, but the winter season shows off a totally different side of the park.
Here are five reasons you need to plan a day trip this winter:
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It’s always a fantastic day on the trails at Windy Lake Provincial Park!
Windy Lake is a cool Ontario winter recreation destination located only 45 minutes from Sudbury.
Experience the sound of crisp, fresh snow squeaking under your snowshoes, while cross-country skiers glide by on nearby trails.
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Many parks have well-maintained trails for winter use.
Knowing the proper etiquette and rules for use helps to keep them safe for cross-country skiers, snowshoers, and hikers alike.
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Today’s post comes from Isabella Schives, senior park clerk at Rushing River Provincial Park.
Now that the seasons have changed and snow blankets the ground, the natural beauty of this vibrant and popular summertime park takes on an incredible transformation.
Icicles begin hanging from trees and buildings, fresh snow crunches underneath your feet, and the brisk, cold air provides a refreshing feeling with every breath.
Each step takes you further away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life as you relax into the tranquility and peace of wintertime at Rushing River Provincial Park.
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With its breathtaking, snow-covered landscapes and kilometres of ski trails for all skill levels, Sleeping Giant Provincial Park stands out in northwestern Ontario as a snowy paradise.
Here are four awesome reasons to visit this winter wonderland, only an hour east of Thunder Bay:
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From its snow-blanketed forests to its wide range of outdoor activities, Silent Lake Provincial Park is the ultimate winter destination for families.
Here are five reasons you need to stop by this winter:
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Located three hours from Toronto, Killbear Provincial Park is an iconic summer vacation destination for many Ontarians.
Now those who love Killbear can visit the park when it’s cloaked in white!
Here are 5 reasons you need to make a winter trip:
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