Lot’s of great parks north or south!

How to explore the great outdoors at Ontario Parks this winter

QMI Agency writer Jim Fox.

By Jim Fox, Special to QMI Agency

Skiers stay warm in a yurt at Algonquin Provincial Park. (Ontario Parks photo)

Skiers stay warm in a yurt at Algonquin Provincial Park. (Ontario Parks photo)

Once winter weather finally arrives and sticks around, Ontario provincial parks are ready for the challenge.

“Summer campers love Ontario Parks, but many have never experienced their favourite park in winter,” said Lori Waldbrook, senior marketing specialist.

Nineteen provincial parks are open with cross-country ski trails while 13 have groomed or track-set trails and eight offer comfortable roofed accommodation.

There are designated snowshoe trails in many parks and some have skating and tubing, too. Three parks will host ski loppets, another will have an annual snowshoe race and at least five plan to mark Family Day weekend next month with special events.

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