Get outside with your family and friends to enjoy the snow and stay physically active this winter. Charlottetown is home to a wide variety of fun winter activities. From winter walking to outdoor skating, there is something for the whole family to do. Here are just some ideas for fun activities that you can do this winter in Charlottetown.
Charlottetown is home to 12 outdoor skating rinks. Once the temperatures stay below -6 consistently, most of the rinks are ready for you to practice your moves and meet up with some friends. Some of the rinks allow hockey and ringette.
Charlottetown Art Walk
Explore downtown and the waterfront to find the 20 beautiful art pieces listed in the Charlottetown Art Walk. This self-guided Art Walk features fantastic pieces by Canadian artists. The works highlight the city’s history and nature. You can start the tour at any point in the city.
Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park
Head out of the city for a snow day at Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park. There is something for everyone at this park, including cross-country and alpine skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing.
2018 PE-13, North Wiltshire
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Winter Fun at Belvedere Golf Club
When the snow starts falling, the Belvedere Golf Club becomes a spectacular winter wonderland. The trails around the club are groomed for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
1 Greensview Dr, Charlottetown
Enjoy Winter Walking at Victoria Park
The largest of Charlottetown’s many parks, Victoria Park is the perfect place to take a leisurely winter walk. Some of the trails are groomed for cross-country skiing. Most trails are available for people who enjoy winter walking and snowshoeing.
100 Brighton Road, Charlottetown
Go Sledding at Stone Park Intermediate School
Grab your sled and head to Stone Park Intermediate School. Zip down the hill, make some snow angels, and even build a snowman around the snowy hill.
50 Pope Avenue, Charlottetown
Sleigh Ride at Great Northern Adventures
Head out of the city and go dashing through the snow, bundled up with blankets on a sleigh pulled by horses. The ride can end with you warming up with a homemade dessert by candlelight and meeting the other animals in the petting pen.
924 Fort Augustus Road, Mount Herbert
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Prince Edward Island National Park
Pack the car, round up the family, and head out to the spectacular winter wonderland of Prince Edward Island National Park. Be a trailblazer this winter since the trails at the park are not groomed, but you are still welcome to hike, snowshoe, and cross-country ski on them.
Dalvay by the Sea
When the harbour freezes over, you can start to spot ice fishing huts on the ice. All you need to start ice fishing is a line, a hook, some bait, and something sharp that you can use to cut into the ice. Always check the ice condition before heading out onto the harbour.
The Gahan House Brew Tour
Warm-up after having lots of fun in the snow and go on a personalized tour of The Gahan House Brewery. Hear the story of the brewery, see how the beers are made, and sample some of their most popular brews after your tour.
126 Syndey Street, Charlottetown
Winter River Trail
Just 5km from Charlottetown, the Winter River Trail becomes a gorgeous winter wonderland. The trail starts through the white spruce forest and continues to pass by small streams to finally reach the end of the Winter River Trail. The 7km trail is a popular snowshoeing location where you may see some interesting wildlife during your trek.