Cross-Country skiing in the Halton and Hamilton areas is a great way to get outside and be active, all while maintaining a safe physical distance. Here’s where you can cross-country ski near you.
Fresh air and physical activity are essential now and always and if you’re looking for a great workout, cross-country skiing is an ideal winter activity for you. It’s a great cardio workout and anyone of any age can do it with kids some skis, boots and poles.
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Cross-Country Skiing in Milton
Crawford Lake Conservation Area offers 3 cross-country ski trails on escarpment trails through woods and fields. It is also the site of a rare meromictic lake and a reconstructed Iroquoian village. No ski rentals. The prime skiing season is from January to March. Admission required.
Hilton Falls Conservation Area has 3 trails with a total of 15 km for skiing. The trails take you through escarpment woods and beaver meadows. No ski rentals are available. Admission required.
Cross-Country Skiing in Hamilton
“While Hamilton Conservation Authority does not groom or maintain trails specific to cross-country skiing, it doesn’t mean there aren’t a lot of great places to go! The trails on the south side of Christie Lake can be challenging in some areas but also very fun. Use the Round the Lake Trail and you’ll get to ski across the dam. The Reforestation and G. Donald Trails in the Dundas Valley will be of particular interest to those looking for more challenging hills. Users are reminded to stay on the trail.” Admission required.
Cross-Country Skiing in Burlington
Tyandaga Golf Course in Burlington is open for cross-country skiing. There is no fee to use the grounds.
Mountsberg Conservation Area has 2 ski trails that run along the shoreline, through woods and sugarbush. They take you along the Wildlife Walkway with bison, elk, and birds of prey enclosures. No ski rentals are available. Admission required.
Did You Know…
You can borrow snow equipment and winter play gear from Oakville Public Library and Burlington Parks and Rec. It’s true!
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