Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing is one of the oldest modes of transportation. Whether you’re just starting or looking for new places to explore, the Credit Valley Watershed has many trails to offer.

Terra Cotta Conservation Area
EQUIPMENT RENTALS

Snowshoeing trails at Terra Cotta offer a variety of terrain. Traveling through hardwood bushes and rolling hills you will be surrounded by the chirping of winter birds and falling snow. This area also has designated cross-country ski trails; please stay off and or stay to the side of the trail where necessary. Admission fees or membership apply. Rentals are available.

Rental Fees*

Modern snowshoes available – $15 plus HST per day

*deposit required

Island Lake Conservation Area
EQUIPMENT RENTALS

All of Island Lake’s trials are suitable for snowshoeing. Flat terrain and gentle inclines will take you through hardwood bush and meadow areas. Once the lake has frozen over, many enjoy exploring this area too! Admission fees or membership apply. Rentals are available.

Rental Fees*

Modern snowshoes available – $15 plus HST per day

*deposit required

 

The following Conservation Areas do not have rentals available:

Silver Creek Conservation Area

The varying terrain of the Bruce Trail takes you up steep inclines as it snakes through the Niagara Escarpments rocky outcrops and mature hardwood forests. Trails are not maintained and are designated for multiple uses. Donations accepted at main kiosk off Fallbrooke Trail.

Upper Credit Conservation Area

The flat to rolling hills of this Conservation Area allow for great snowshoeing opportunities. The trails in this area not maintained and are designated for multiple uses. Donations accepted at parking kiosk.

Elora Cataract Trailway

This linear trail is designated for multiple uses; as a result conditions are usually snow packed. The flat terrain makes it ideal for snowshoeing. Donations accepted at the parking kiosk.