- There are almost 18 km of cross-country ski trails groomed for classical style skiing.
- Devonshire Day Use Area (located just off of Highway 88 at Devonshire Beach Short Stay Campground) is a great place to stage your cross-country ski adventure. There is a winterized picnic shelter with wood stove there.
- The trails are not patrolled. Be prepared for emergencies.
- Please carry your cell phone and an emergency kit containing an extra ski tip, cord, wire, pliers, a pocket knife, screw driver and screws.
- Cross-country guidelines: Ski on the right. Pass on the left. Step off the trail to the right when stopping. Downhill traffic has the right of way. Use caution when approaching steep slopes and bridges.
- Check with the Visitor Centre/Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation regarding cross-country ski and snowshoe loans.
- Ice fishing is available on Lesser Slave Lake.
- Snowshoers are welcome to explore the park's open and forested areas.
- There are no formal snowshoeing trails. Please do not snowshoe on cross-country ski trails.
- Check with the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation regarding cross-country ski and snowshoe loans.
- Snowmobiling is permitted ONLY on Lesser Slave Lake.
- Snowmobiling is not permitted anywhere else in the park.
- For more information, please call the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation.
Winter Safety Tips & Rules
- Frostbite and hypothermia are real dangers in winter. Be prepared before you head outside.
- Dress in layers and wear a hat. Carry extra socks and a sweater.
- Keep your dog on a leash and off the ski track.
- Obey all signs.
- Use the firepits and stoves provided at shelters and picnic areas.
- Pack out all your garbage and leave no trace of your passing.
- Alcohol is not permitted.
- For information on winter conditions, especially after a heavy snow or severe weather, check Advisories or phone the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation.
Updated: Jul 4, 2017