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Snowshoeing is a great way to get exercise outdoors and make use of Ontario's many trails no matter how deep the snow.

One note: Before heading out, check the destination park/facility for COVID restrictions. These change frequently and means that some parks that usually have rentals, for example, may not for winter 2020/21.

Snow Valley, Barrie: 17 kms interpretive trail for snowshoers. Rentals and day passes.

Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Midland: Snowshoeing on walking trails, plus one exclusive snowshoe trail. Rentals.

Hardwood Hills, Barrie: Super winter facility. 11 kms snowshoe trails, looped so you can choose your distance. Rentals.

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, Collingwood: 12 kms of snowshoe trails with good potential for wildlife sighting. 460 foot suspension bridge and terrific views from top of Niagara Escarpment.

Albion Hills Conservation Area, Caledon: Trails shared with skate skiers and winter bikers.

Christie Conservation Area, Dundas: 140 kms of trails shared with skiers and hikers (two dedicated trails for snowshoers).

Ganaraska Forest Centre, north of Port Hope: Two dedicated snowshoe trails through picturesque forest.

Arrowhead Provincial Park, Huntsville: Winter fun supreme. Excellent snow shoeing, rentals, and a host of other snowy fun activities. Winter cabins for rent.
Frontenac Provincial Park, north of Kingston: Perhaps the best place in southern Ontario for back country snow shoeing. Ultra deep snow, quiet forests, and sometimes, bone-chilling cold. 100 km of trails including a dedicated snowshoe trail. Rentals.

Windy Lake Provincial Park, Sudbury: Beautiful back country, heated yurts for over night trips. Snowshoe on park trails shared with skiers.

MacGregor Point, Port Elgin: Great winter facilities, including heated yurts for overnight stays. Famous skating oval complimented by snowshoeing on dedicated trails and through snow drifts along the shore of Lake Huron.
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