Cross Country Skiing

Women with baby in back carrier cross country skiing along Chrysler Canada Greenway

Cross Country Skiing

Make the most of it when the snow falls; get out and enjoy it! Cross-country skiing is an exhilarating way to see the countryside and have an amazing workout at the same time. Windsor-Essex region is ideal for this activity with its level topography and network of exciting trails to explore.

Where to Enjoy this Activity

Chrysler Canada Greenway
Undoubtedly ideal for cross-country skiing with 50 kms of trail to explore across the region.

Devonwood Conservation Area
Plan a skiing adventure through this woodland landscape right in the City of Windsor.

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area
Enjoy a 5 km circular route around this beautiful natural area near Leamington.

Holiday Beach Conservation Area
Beautiful in every season this important Conservation Area offers a variety of trails through woodland, past Big Creek marsh and along Lake Erie shoreline.

Kopegaron Woods Conservation Area
Kopegaron Woods offers an exciting circular trail meandering through the trees.

Maidstone Conservation Area
This woodland trails winds its way around this quiet natural area, at points joining the banks of the Puce River.

McAuliffe Woods Conservation Area
For a shorter cross-country skiing outing McAuliffe Woods provides an enjoyable trail through the trees within this urban area.

Ruscom Shores Conservation Area
Near the shores of Lake St. Clair, Ruscom Shores Conservation Area offers an easy trail from accessible to all family members.

Tremblay Beach Conservation Area
Ski along the shoreline of Lake St. Clair to see the Conservation Area from a completely new perspective.


  • Wear several thinner layers rather than one heavy layer – you may start out cold, but you’ll soon heat up with this activity.
  • Take a bottle of water and a snack.
  • Be prepared for a change in the weather.