Glide Through the Snow as You Explore Our Parks

When the snow is on the ground, dust off your skis or try cross-country skiing for the first time. Hit the trails and stay active in nature all winter long.

Our Cross-country Trails

Island Lake has over 10 kilometres of multi-use trails (not groomed). When conditions permit, you can also access acres of open frozen, snow covered lake surface to explore the park and enjoy outdoor activity.

Please bring your own equipment.

Learn more about Island Lake Conservation Area.

Terra Cotta has over 6 kilometres of groomed trails for cross-country skiing. Whether you’re a beginner or more advanced, our trails are suitable for you. Explore hardwood bush and glide past a frozen lake as you enjoy the trails all winter long.

Learn more about Terra Cotta Conservation Area.

Sales, Rentals and Lessons

Available Rentals*
  • Cross-country skis
  • Boots
  • Poles
  • Private and group cross-country skiing rentals


*Rentals vary by season. Subject to availability.

Upper Credit has great cross-country skiing with trails ranging from flat to rolling hills. Trails are multi-use and not groomed during the winter. This park is great for those looking to trailblaze and explore nature.

Please bring your own equipment.

Learn more about Upper Credit Conservation Area.

The trailway is flat and designated for multiple uses (not groomed), so conditions are usually snow packed. The flat surface makes it ideal for cross-country skiing after fresh snow. The trailway is a great option whether you’re a beginner or advanced skier.

Please bring your own equipment.

Learn more about the Elora Cataract Trailway.

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