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Elk Island Snowshoe Discovery Tour

$69

Your winter geo-adventure begins at the Moss Lake Trailhead, where the last glaciation deposited abundant rolling hills. This region of the national park is perfect for beaver habitat, as well as getting the heart rate up while snowshoeing in the winter wonderland of Elk Island. Your journey ends with an indigenous sharing circle around a fire.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Discovery, Family, Indigenous Content, Sightseeing, Snowshoeing, Wildlife
  • Activity Level Moderate
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  • Group Size Medium Group
All about the Elk Island Snowshoe Discovery Tour.

Your winter geo-adventure begins at the Moss Lake Trailhead, where the last glaciation deposited abundant rolling hills. This region of the national park is perfect for beaver habitat, as well as getting the heart rate up while snowshoeing in the winter wonderland of Elk Island. Your journey ends with an indigenous sharing circle around a fire.

Length: ~5 km

Time: 1/4 day; Saturdays (1300 to 1600 hrs)

Level of Difficulty: Moderate

Significant Features: Mixed boreal forest. Great wildlife viewing of squirrels, beaver, deer, elk, plains bison, and woodpeckers.

Trailhead Location: Access from Elk Island Parkway (Highway 831), inside Elk Island National Park (Free parking at Moss Lake Trail parking lot)