Celebrate Winter in Lake of Bays

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Lake of Bays is magical in the winter! There are so many fun activities and recreational opportunities for you and your family right here in Lake of Bays. Check out our suggestions below and please share your photos with us by tagging us on Facebook and Instagram and don't forget to use the hashtag #celebratewinterLOB to spread the word!

 Winter Activities in Lake of Bays
 
Bondi Village Resort
Over 20km of track-set cross-country ski trails, snowshoe trails, and tobogganing ($10 fee/person for non-registered guests, please register at the office). Note COVID-19 protocols are enforced. Visit Bondi Village Resort for more information. 
Echo Valley Nature and Bike Trails
Over 3.5km of trails with a main loop and 14 smaller trails. Suitable for hiking, snowshoeing and fat-biking (depending on trail conditions). Free, $2 donation is requested. For more details, visit our webpage.
 Fairy Falls Park Trail 
Short trail to small falls along the Muskoka River. Open for hiking and snowshoeing. 
 Ice Fishing
Lake of Bays has 100 lakes to explore! For more information, please view the regulations webpage. 
 Ice Skating 

We ask that all skaters abide by the Health Unit's guidelines. For everyone’s safety only 25 people on the ice at a time, maintain social distancing and as an extra precaution, wear a mask. No gameplay is permitted. This includes hockey and shinny. Please note that the change rooms at the Dorset Ice Palace and the Dwight Outdoor Rink are closed.

Service Announcement: March 11, 2021 - Please be advised that all outdoor skating rinks/trails are CLOSED for the remainder of the season due to weather conditions. 

Dwight Beach Skating Trail

  • Note: Parking is permitted along the North side of Dwight beach road between 9am and 5pm (as per signs). Additional parking is available at the Dwight Public Washrooms at 1009 Dwight Bay Road. 

Baysville Oval Skating Loop

  • Note: Parking is available along Bay and Bridge Street where permitted between 9am and 5pm. 

Dorset Ice Palace

Dwight Outdoor Rink

 Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve
Groomed ski trails (check the ski trails webpage for the status of individual trails), snowshoeing and hiking (free for day use, 9am-5pm, but you must sign an online safety waiver). To learn more visit the Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve website. 
 Snowmobile in Lake of Bays
To learn more about Muskoka's snowmobile network, visit the Muskoka Snowmobile Region Trail's website. 
 The Frost Centre
22km of track-set cross-country ski trails and snowshoe trails (visit the Ski & Snowshoe Trails webpage for fees and trail conditions) 

Taste and Shop Local

After playing in the snow, don’t forget to support our local Lake of Bays business community by shopping local. Order take-out from one our great restaurants or arrange for curbside pick-up for all your shopping necessities. View the Lake of Bays Business Directory for a complete listing of businesses.

To find other businesses and winter attractions nearby, visit Huntsville Adventures, Muskoka Tourism or Explorers’ Edge

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