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Snowshoeing and X-Country Skiing

Snowshoeing & X-Country Skiing

There are a number of free outdoor activities in Okotoks for adults, youth, and families to enjoy. When snow conditions are right, come on out and trying snowshoeing or x-country skiing. These areas are ideal for bird watching, so bring your binoculars. Winter birds that frequency visit these areas include downy woodpecker, northern flicker, common redpoll, great horned owl, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, nuthatches, and Bohemian waxwing, Select activity below for locations and details.

Snowshoeing

A network of single track trails is available along the river valley escarpment, accessible from 100 Cimarron Drive. These are multi-use trails, perfect for snowshoeing, walking, dog walking (on leash), mountain biking, etc. Please share the trail.

X-Country Skiing

1. Laudan Park (300 Elizabeth St): Take Elizabeth St west, and turn north onto Meridian St and park at the ball diamond at Laudan Park.  Amenities offered include public toilet, picnic tables. Ski trails are track set after snowfall events around the stormwater pond through the forest. These trails are suitable for beginner level and located on relatively flat topography. It's a beautiful location to bring the family and pack a snack and hot chocolate. Do stay off the pond as it's a storm water pond and the ice is not safe.  Please click button below to see trails.

LAUDAN PARK TRAILS

2. Riverside Park (1400 North Railway Street): Take North Railway Street, East of 32nd St. Amenities include parking lot, picnic tables, playground and public toilet. Ski trails are track set after snowfall events. These trails are suitable for beginner level and located on relatively flat topography, with a number of loops to choose from. It's a beautiful location to bring the family and pack a snack and hot chocolate.  Please click button below to see trails.

RIVERSIDE PARK TRAILS

3. Waller Park (100 Riverside Dr West): Take Riverside Drive west of Northridge Dr. Amenities include parking lot and picnic tables. Ski trails are track set after snowfall events. These trails are suitable for beginner level and located on relatively flat topography. It's a beautiful location to bring the family and pack a snack and hot chocolate.  Please click button below to see trails.

WALLER PARK TRAILS