Quebec’s Charming Ice Skating Trails

Quebec is known for long, cold winters, but rather than complain, the Canadians have embraced the wintry weather with series of extensive skating trails. Akin to hiking trails but meant to travel on by ice-skates, many small towns outside of Montreal have scenic, meandering paths that snake through the woods, dotted with stops serving drinks and food.

A delightful and charming way to enjoy the outdoors in winter. Read much more about the skating trails of Quebec on the NY Times:

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A hut sells maple taffy (maple syrup poured over fresh snow) in Le Domaine de la Forét Perdue, in Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Quebec. Right, skaters on the extensive trail at Le Domaine de la Forét Perdue. Credit…David Giral for The New York Times

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Credit…David Giral for The New York Times

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Credit…David Giral for The New York Times

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Credit…David Giral for The New York Times