Unique Skating & Comfort Food Destinations in Kawarthas Northumberland

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Been out skating yet this winter? Colder weather always gets us excited to strap on skates and make the most of the great skating conditions in Kawarthas Northumberland. Many of the options below will be open through to March if the weather holds, and with a mixture of rinks, trails, and speed skating loops on offer, there’s something here for everyone who’s eager to spend some time on the ice.

Top Cross-Country Skiing Destinations in Kawarthas Northumberland

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Kawarthas Northumberland offers a tremendous variety of trails year round, with some hiking and biking routes transitioning perfectly to winter sports. A number of dedicated organizations offer rentals and lessons for beginning or occasional skiers so lack of gear won’t keep you from enjoying the season. Whether you’re interested in classic nordic trails or skate skiing, here are our top picks from the region.

Winter Getaways

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We know how to enjoy all that winter has to offer! There are plenty of festivals, events, and live performances. There are also lots of great trails, adventures, and winter-time outdoor activities to enjoy. Here are some ideas to get you started!