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Celebrate Winter in Lake of Bays

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

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). Visit Bondi Village Resort for more information.

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.

Short trail to small falls along the Muskoka River. Open for hiking and snowshoeing. 

Lake of Bays has 100 lakes to explore! For more information, please view the regulations webpage. 

Please note: "No Ice is Safe Ice." Follow ice thickness guidelines before heading out on frozen water and remain vigilant, especially during milder winters. Visit Destination Ontario's Guide on Ice Safety for more information.

Please note that the opening of outdoor skating areas is dependent on weather conditions. Keep an eye on the township's social media and website for updates on outdoor ice skating.

Dwight Beach Skating Trail

  • Note: Parking is permitted along the North side of Dwight beach road between 10am and 5pm (as per signs). Additional parking is available at the Dwight Public Washrooms at 1009 Dwight Bay Road. 

Baysville Outdoor Rink 

  • Note: Parking is available along Bay and Bridge Street where permitted between 10am and 5pm. 

Dorset Ice Palace - For rink conditions, please visit the Township of Algonquin Highland's webpage.

Dwight Outdoor Rink 

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. 

To learn more about Muskoka's snowmobile network, visit the Muskoka Snowmobile Region Trail's website. 

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. Find great businesses and winter attractions nearby and visit Explorers’ Edge, Huntsville Adventures, or Muskoka Tourism.

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