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WINTER ACTIVITIES YOU'LL LOVE

 

OTTAWA OUTDOORS ARTICLES

  • Emergency snowshoes will get you out of trouble

  • Paying Homage to ‘Jack Rabbit’ Smith Johanson

  • Hit the slopes physically fit

  • High-energy, lightweight meals for winter activities

  • Mad Trapper race spotlight

  • Snowshoe Baxter Conservation Area

  • Cross-country skiing at Mer Bleue Bog

  • Alpine double-drop tips

  • First Aid Emergencies

  • Travel: Quebec City & New York

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Enjoy (9) skating trails around Ottawa

By Megan Johnson, Katherine Caspersz

If a magical outdoor skate is on your Ottawa winter bucket list, then you’ll want to head to some of these skating trails around the city. Whether you're looking for a winding ice trail through an evergreen forest or a free urban rink that is close to other activities, the Ottawa region has you covered. Here are (9) different places to go ice skating around Ottawa that will feel like you're living in a winter wonderland....read more here

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Trails for just around the corner

By Heather Burke

Got a craving for cross-country skiing but only have a couple of hours to spare? No need to drive all the way to Gatineau Park when Mer Bleue Bog is just a hop, skip and ski away. It’s the perfect location for skiers who enjoy a sweet cruise through the forest without risking life and limb. Mer Bleue was born 9,000 years ago when giant chunks of Ontario were rebounding from the weight of the glaciers... read more here

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