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2016 guide

Winter Activities in Ontario's Winter Wonderland

Fun Things to Do in Winter in Muskoka


When the snow flies in Muskoka, the region turns into a winter wonderland. Winter can be the most fun-filled of the seasons if you embrace it for its wonder and get out and experience all the winter activities there are to do. Whether you are looking for winter activities for the kids, winter activities for the family, or are looking to get some fresh winter air while partaking in your favourite winter sport, Muskoka has all of the winter activities that you are going to love. 

Muskoka is renowned for its winter season. In winter we are met with a significant foundation of snow, meaning that winter activities flourish! It means more skiing, more trails, and more winter fun! The region is renowned for its snowmobiling, showcasing more than 1200 of Ontario's best groomed trails. Muskoka also features some of the best snowshoeing and cross country ski trails in Ontario, with trails for first-time skiers and seasoned veterans alike.

In addition to these winter activities, you can also seek out some recreation that is a little off the beaten path. With great snowfalls and exceptional trails, a few new winter activities have emerged and have quickly became favourites. One of the favourite activities to emerge is dogsledding. Now you can mush your way through the bush on your own thrilling Arctic adventure. Another activity that has gained popularity in a short amount of time is the Arrowhead Provincial Park Ice Skating Trail. This 1.5km trek through the bush on skates is a site to behold, and is an experience you will be hard pressed to find anywhere else. The fun doesn't stop there in winter, as ice fishing, ice climbing, winter sleigh rides and trail rides all make the list of fun and exciting Ontario winter activities you can experience in Muskoka.