Top Winter Activities in The Kawarthas

The Kawarthas, Ontario

Add Kawartha Lakes to your list of go-to Ontario Winter destinations. The Kawarthas has it all from trails to sights to attractions to keep you busy in between cozy nights by the fireplace.

Here is our list of the top things to do in The Kawarthas and surrounding area during the Winter.

1. Skating

The Kawarthas and Peterborough have not only skating trails and outdoor rinks, but also the The Ontario Speed Skating Oval – an amazing 400 metre temperature-controlled skating track located in next door, Lakefield.

See the full list of arenas and outdoor rinks here, including the new skating oval built at Logie Park in Lindsay.

2. Snowshoeing

There are hundreds of kilometres of trails around the Kawartha Lakes to explore, making it a dream for snowshoeing. Strap on those snowshoes and experience the most serene calmness of a winter walk through the woods. View some of the featured trails.

Snowshoeing winter family in Kawartha Lakes

3. Ice Fishing

Ice fishing has grown in popularity in recent years and even experienced local ice fishers are re-discovering the high-quality spots right in their own backyard.

Take the family out for Family Fishing Weekend in February where you can try ice fishing without buying a license – though we always recommend going with a knowledgeable guide for the most safety and enjoyment.

Icefishing with kids in The Kawarthas

4. Snowmobiling

The Kawartha Lakes has becomes one of the highest quality destinations for snowmobilers. With so much space to explore and beautiful views along the way, a snowmobile adventure is sure to put a smile on your face.

Visit the Kawartha Lakes Snowmobile Club’s website for more information:

Kawarthas Snowmobilers in Winter

5. Cross-Country Skiing

The Kawarthas is the perfect backdrop for a challenging yet incredibly enjoyable cross-country skiing day for the whole family. Explore The Ganaraska TrailKawartha Trans Canada TrailVictoria Rail Trail Corridor and more!

View some of the featured cross-country skiing trails.

Cross country skiers in The Kawarthas

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