Photo Essay: Winter in Ontario Parks

12 pictures that would inspire you to get out and explore Ontario Parks this winter

Winter is setting in. For some, winter could mean playing with snow, festivals and celebration, but for some others winter is always this cold, lonely season where you get to stay inside most of the time. But Hey! if it isnt for winter, we wouldn’t be enjoying the summer as much as we do. Its time to accept, embrace and make the most out of this beautiful season.

Ontario Parks is not all about summer, there are plenty of things to do in Winter too. From dogsledding to snowshoeing, there are quite a lot of things to experience in our vast provincial parks. Here are some fine photographs hand picked by us that would inspire you to get out there and experience Ontario Parks this winter.

Note: Click on the images to see enlarged version

River aux Sables – Chutes Provincial Park

River aux Sables - Chutes Provincial Park
Photo credit: Sarah Furchner

 

Hidden Valley Highlands near Algonquin

Hidden-Valley-Highlands-Huntsville
Photo credit: Explorer’s Edge

 

Killarney Provincial Park – The ‘Crack’ Hike

Killarney Provincial Park – The ‘Crack’ Hike
Photo credit: Sarah Furchner

 

Snowmobiling at Port Loring near Restoule Provincial Park

Snowmobiling at Port Loring near Restoule Provincial Park
Photo credit: Explorer’s Edge

 

Lake Huron – Killarney

Lake Huron - Killarney
Photo credit: Sarah Furchner

 

French River

 French River
Photo credit: Sarah Furchner

 

Dogsledding – Kearney near Algonquin

Dogsledding - Kearney near Algonquin
Photo credit: Explorer’s Edge

 

The Ice Trail at Arrowhead Provincial Park

The Ice Trail at Arrowhead Provincial Park
Photo credit: Explorer’s Edge

 

Winter scene at Old Woman Bay – Lake Superior Provincial Park

Winter scene at Old Woman Bay - Lake Superior Provincial Park
Photo credit: Rick Mousseau

 

Winter Camping at Algonquin

Winter Camping at Algonquin Provincial Park
Photo credit: Stephen Elms

 

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park – near Charley’s Cove

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park - near Charley's Cove
Photo credit: John Ayearst

 

Lake Huron, Sagamok – near La Cloche Provincial Park

Lake Huron, Sagamok - near La Cloche Provincial Park
Photo credit: Sarah Furchner

 

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