Winters in Muskoka bring the ideal conditions for a longer cross-country skiing season. With up to five months of snow each season, and some of Ontario’s best groomed trails spread throughout the Muskoka region, it is no wonder that cross country skiers flock from all corners of the province for a winter recreational getaway. A number of resorts even boast their own cross country ski trails so that you can sleep, eat and play, all in one place!
Cross-country ski fans have a lot of choice with the region’s many parks offering first-class groomed trails of varying lengths (many of these same parks also have snowshoeing trails). Muskoka is so renonwned for its trails, that it hosts a number of Ontario’s major cross country skiing events, and even hosted the 2013 Canadian Masters Cross Country Ski Championships at Arrowhead Provincial Park.
Muskoka is known as Ontario’s cross country skiing destination for a number of reasons, but there are two major factors that resonate to the top. The first of which, is the high level of quality on Muskoka’s trail systems, with expertly groomed trails ranging from beginner to advanced. The second reason, is Muskoka’s infamous après ski. With dozens of cozy accommodations to choose from, you will love the dining, entertainment, and other winter activities available at your fingertips. If you are a seasoned cross-country skiier, or are just looking to try something new on your next winter getaway, come to Muskoka for the best country-skiing experience in Ontario.
Many Muskoka resorts even have cross country skiis and trails on-site for your use during your stay. Find more information on cross country skiing getaways in Muskoka.