Don’t let the chill and gloomy weather of winter get you down, make the most of the season and get away for a weekend to a place that thrives in the snow! This place is Manning Park Resort and a wondrous weekend getaway awaits you there! Bring your partner, or your friends, family, or all of them to this vast provincial park and find out why HCC is known for its beautiful outdoor adventuring! Keep reading to start planning how you’ll spend your weekend away in Manning Park!
Spend a day on the slopes in Manning Park’s Alpine ski area! With an abundance of snowfall this season, it’s a paradise for skiers and snowboarders! New to alpine sports? They have everything you need with simple equipment rentals, beginner-level runs, lessons, and friendly staff! And for the experienced riders, you’ll enjoy exploring the plethora of exciting runs, all covered by Manning’s high-quality snow.
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Take a cruise on cross country skis
Even though it’s on flatter ground, Cross Country/Nordic skiing is a great workout as you cruise through an endless supply of winter beauty! There’s a great selection of trails that range in difficulty so that whether you and your party are beginners, expert skiers, or somewhere in between, you’ll find a trail that’ll take you on an unforgettable adventure through landscapes teeming with natural beauty!
Enjoy a slower day off the slopes and explore the scenery of Manning Park on snowshoes! If you love to hike in the warmer seasons, snowshoeing is probably for you! Explore the snow covered landscapes in the quiet winter serenity via a variety of trails ranging in difficulty but never wavering in having fantastic views! Not sure where you want to go? Sign up for one of the many guided tours offered by Manning Park staff.
Are you interested in downhill but aren’t sure about skiing or snowboarding? Go tubing at the Polar Coaster Express and rocket down the hills in a tube! And don’t worry about hiking back up the hill for the next ride, you can ride back up too!
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After a day of outdoor adventure, unwinding at the resort will be just what you and your adventure buddies need! Visit the Bear’s Den Pub for a cold, refreshing brew, check out the Pinewoods Restaurant for a diverse selection of delicious food, or take a dip in the Loon Lagoon Pool and relax in the hot tub!
Still hungry for some adventure after getting back to the resort? Check out the tobogganing hill and the skating rink. Both are a quick walk from the lodge!
Ready for your getaway? Head to Manning Park Resort’s website to learn more about their accommodation offerings and book your stay! And if you need some gear for your adventures, Manning Park Resort has you covered with equipment rentals for every experience they offer!