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19 Outdoorsy Things You Can Do Before the Snow Takes Over

October 2nd, 2017 Posted in Lifestyle
Since summer’s still sticking around you may as well start checking off everything in the list of things to do before it snows. We all know once the snow hits the ground in Ottawa, it basically becomes hibernation season for most of us. 

From time to time in the winter we decide to brave the cold and do something, but once we head inside we automatically remember why we don’t leave the house. Right now the weather isn’t that bad, you can go outside for a whole day and come back in without any issues like wet socks or frozen fingers. It’s time to take advantage of this abnormal autumn weather, here are 19 outdoorsy things you can do before the snow takes over!

Hikes:

Lusk Caves Trail // Gatineau Park
Distance: 12 km

 

Hemlock Bluff Trail // Algonquin Provincial Park
Distance: 3.5km (loop)

 

King Mountain Trail // Gatineau Park
Distance: 1.9km

 

Mount Marcy // New York
Distance: 24km

 

Wilson Carbide Ruins // Gatineau Park
Distance: 3km

 

Centennial Ridges Trail // Algonquin Provincial Park
Distance: 10.4km (loop)

 

Luskville Falls Trail // Gatineau Park 
Distance: 4.5km

 

Booth’s Rock Trail // Algonquin Provincial Park 
Distance: 5.1km (loop)

 

Pink Lake Trail // Gatineau Park 
Distance: 2.5km

 

Lauriault Trail // Gatineau Park
Distance: 3km 

 

Activities:

Go pet some of your favourite animals at Parc Omega 

 

Rent a canoe or kayak on Dow’s Lake or the Rideau Canal

 

Try something different and go horseback riding at Captiva Farms 

 

Head to Arbraska Laflèche

 

Walking Paths:

Mer Bleue Bog // Ridge Road

 

Pine Grove Trail // Ottawa, ON

 

Stony Swamp // 4897 Old Richmond Road

 

Chapman Mills Conservation Area // 254 Winding Way

 

Sarsaparilla Trail // Ottawa, ON

 

Source: Narcity

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