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Warm up to winter exploring.

Winter is for adventure. Or winter is for hibernating. In New Brunswick, a winter vacation is about enjoying both extremes. So get out there. There are few experiences as mentally cleansing as getting outside in the brisk winter air and moving. Explore our pristine woods, beautiful parks, and cool urban centres, with countless kilometres of trails winding through New Brunswick’s snow-draped landscape. Then, recharge. After working up a healthy sweat, relax by a roaring fire and lazily dream about what your next adventure might be.

Cross-country skiing

In New Brunswick, you can take to our groomed ski trails—for both classic and skate ski at Fundy and Kouchibouguac National Parks, and Sugarloaf, Mactaquac, and Mount Carleton provincial parks. If you want to get your game on, you can easily track down some friendly competitions (loppets, biathlons, and other races) across the province over the winter months. And if you need to brush up on your skills, you’ll find programs for skiers of all ages, and even helpful workshops offered by local Cross-Country New Brunswick clubs.


Simple, inexpensive and versatile, snowshoeing is one of the most accessible winter sports. Snowshoes are easy to purchase or rent, and you don’t have to go far to use them. Even trails are optional; all you need is snow. You can explore marked and already packed-down snowshoe trails in national, provincial and municipal parks, or go off the beaten track and enjoy the freedom of blazing a new path through fresh snow. Those trail ideas are great places to plan a snowshoeing adventure.