A prime ski destination in the province, Snow Valley Barrie is now entering the world of snowshoeing this year with tons of new trails. The resort is introducing 15 km of trails specifically designed for snowshoers this season. Open from 9a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days a week, the groomed trails at Snow Valley offer something for everyone. Trails are designated as easy, moderate or difficult, and you can explore anywhere from 1.4 km to the entire system. Whether you’re hitting harder trails or sticking to some of the beginner routes, this is a great way to enjoy the white trees and soft landscape of the surrounding area.
Amenities: Snowshoe rentals and chalets are available near the beginning of the trails.
How to get there: From Toronto, head north on ON-400. Take the Ontario 89 exit toward Cookstown/Alliston/Simcoe Rd 89. Turn left onto ON-89 W. From there, turn right onto King St. N/Simcoe County Rd 27 and continue to follow Simcoe County Rd 27. Turn left onto County Rd 27, then left onto Country Rd 90 W. Turn right onto Snow Valley Rd, followed by the first right onto Vespra Valley Rd. Keep right at the fork and continue left following Vespra Valley Rd. The entrance will be on your right.