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7 Snowshoe Trails Near Barrie

7 Snowshoe Trails Near Barrie

7 Snowshoe Trails Near Barrie

Snowshoes are more than just a wintry decoration for the wall of your cottage.

A good pair of decks is your ticket to traversing the outdoors, after even the heaviest snowfalls.

Whether you’re on the hunt for a gentle stroll through the woods or a full-out sprint up a hill, there are dozens of trails and parks perfect for snowshoeing within driving distance of Barrie.

Uhthoff Trail — Severn Township

Access this easy walking trail at Division Road East and Carlyon Line just outside of Orillia. Parking is available on Division Road East.

Cost: free

Graham McDonald Snowshoe Trail — Midland

This hiking trail through Wye Marsh offers a picturesque snowshoe path. Bring some quarters along to buy birdseed for the chickadees you meet along the way. Find the Wye Marsh at 16160 Highway 12 East, Midland.

Cost: $11 for adults, and $8.50 for seniors and students 13 and up.

Sunnidale Park — Barrie

The hilly trails among the woods at Sunnidale are an ideal destination for a weekend walk, without having to leave the city. Ski enthusiasts can try cross-country routes that are easy to find through the flat spaces right across the park.

Pick up some hot chocolate afterward at one of the cafes and coffee shops downtown to warm up! 

Located at 227 Sunnidale Rd, Barrie.

7 Snowshoe Trails Near Barrie

Wasaga Beach Provincial Park — Wasaga Beach

The Blueberry Trail offers both skiers and snowshoers plenty of arctic adventure options. If you can keep your journey relatively quiet, you’ll be rewarded with wildlife views; winter birds and white-tailed deer and are abundant in the area. 

Located at 101 Blueberry Trail, Wasaga Beach.

Cost: A ski trail pass is $15 for an adult, $10 for a senior, and $7 for youth aged six to 17. The snowshoe trail is $7. Equipment rentals are available.

Innisfil Beach Park Loop Trail — Innisfil

This two-kilometre, loop trail is primed for snowshoeing and perfect for beginners, with loads of flat spaces to trek across. Located at 676 Innisfil Beach Road, Innisfil.

Cost: Parking is $3 per hour

Blue Mountain 

Explore 10 km of pristine snowshoe trails winding through a 200-year-old forest of magnificent trees.  

You can hike acroess Southern Ontario’s longest 420’ Suspension Bridge, offering a Insta-worthy, 10,000 square km view of Georgian Bay and the surrounding countryside. 

The high-altitude location provides excellent snow conditions and consistent temperatures.

Cost: Trails are accessible with a day pass, ranging from $7 – $29 based on age.

Deerhurst Resort – Starlight Trail 

Open to guest staying at the resort, the Starlight Trail leads you past a forest, along Peninsula Lake. 

The best experience is after dusk, as the trail is lined with sparkling lights, along with a canopy above, for an immersive and enchanting winter night experience. 

Did We Miss Any Cool Snowshoe Spots? Let Us Know In The Comments!

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