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Get Active

Get Active

Getting outside and getting active is proven to improve mood and mental health, not to mention how fun it is.  Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, tobogganing and skating around on an outdoor rink are all great ways to feel energized and put a smile on your face.



Snowshoe Rentals

Huron County Library

Asable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA)

360 Bikes & Boards

Places to Go Snowshoing

Wawanosh Conservation Area

Forest Tract

G2G Trail

Cross-Country Ski

Look for the cross-country skiing icon in the Ontario’s West Coast Hiking Guide to see which of the trails are open to cross-country skiing.  Note: trails are not groomed.

Here are a few suggestion of places to try cross-country skiing:

Falls Reserve Conservation Area

Forest Tract

Outdoor Skating Rinks

Dark Horse Ice Rink

Dark Horse Estate Winery

  • There will be no charge to use the ice.
  • Hours, Saturdays and Sundays: 12:00 – 5:00 pm (weather dependent).
  • Food and drink will be available from our wine trailer. At this time we are accepting debit or credit. 
  • Our rink rules can be found the Dark Horse webpage.
  • Please fill out the waiver form before using the ice: A member of Dark Horse Estate Winery Inc. must be present when you are using the ice rink, as this is a private business.

To check the rink’s condition before you arrive, call (519) 671-5003 

*The skating rink is to be used for skating only. No recreational sports.

* Please confirm rink is operating and rules directly through Dark Horse Estate Winery.

The John Cove Memorial Outdoor Rinks