The benefits of snowshoeing are many, including the opportunity for solitude in a relatively deserted environment. If you strike out in the park on a layer of fresh snow or follow a deer trail, the only sound you may hear is the beating of your own heart and the wind in the pines.
Your Safety Comes First!
The old scout adage of “Be Prepared” is the best advice for snowshoeing or any outdoor activity in winter. An unexpected slip into a creek or a broken snowshoe binding can quickly spell disaster. The lakeshore staff encourage you to carefully plan your snowshoe excursion into the park. Here are a few helpful suggestions:
Having considered all of this, remember that winter is one of the most incredible seasons at the lakeshore. You will likely see very few people, a lot of animal tracks, and will be able to enjoy a type of solitude unknown at other times of the year. Happy trekking!
Last updated: February 19, 2020