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Spectacular skiing and top-notch winter activities all across Ontario.

You don’t have to wait until spring to explore our parks again just because the snowflakes start flying. From spectacular skiing to skating through the forest, snowshoeing, and everything in between, Ontario Parks’ winter experiences are every bit as varied and thrilling as in the summer.

Ontario Parks Snow Report

Keep up with the latest winter conditions across the province. The report includes trail conditions and amenities in each park.

Winter Seasonal Vehicle Permit

Frequent winter visitor? Consider picking up a seasonal permit so you can explore as much as you’d like.

Some of the season’s highlights include:

  • Over 450km of Cross-country across Ontario. Many parks have warm-up shelters with wood fires.
  • Some of the best snowshoeing in Ontario.
  • Unique skating trails through the forest at Arrowhead, MacGregor Point and Sleeping Giant and large outdoor rinks at Algonquin (Mew Lake) and Pinery.
  • Tobogganing, ice fishing, fatbiking, and many other winter activities.
  • Skate, snowshoe, ski, and even ice fishing rentals offered in several parks for guests who don’t own their own equipment.
  • Cozy overnight accommodations in cabins and yurts at 10 parks.