Author: Stu Lynam

7 Snowshoe Trails Near Barrie Snowshoes are more than just a wintry decoration for the wall of your cottage. A good pair of decks is your ticket to traversing the outdoors, after even the heaviest snowfalls. Whether you’re on the hunt for a gentle stroll through the woods or a full-out sprint up a hill, there are dozens of trails and parks perfect for snowshoeing within driving distance of Barrie. Uhthoff Trail — Severn Township Access this easy walking trail at Division Road East and Carlyon Line just outside of Orillia. Parking is available on Division Road East. Cost: free…

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The Social Recap – The Week That Was Jan. 3rd All The Good (And Occasional) Bad of What Went Down in Barrie Last Week There are three certainties in life… Death. Taxes. Social media. And if you are tweeting, posting and talking about Barrie on social media, we want to hear from you! The Social Recap – The Week That Was Jan. 3rd It’s been a tough time for sports all over, so when we see great stories like this from the local scene, it’s time to shout it out! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Simcoe County…

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The Weekender: Jan. 7th The doldrums of winter are well and truly upon us. This slice of the year is always fraught with frigid conditions and icy perils, spurring even the calmest citizens to throw their shovels in exasperation and direct obscenities at the weather Gods. Luckily, there are some welcome distractions available to keep your yelling at the sky to a minimum. Read on for a trio of things to try when Friday hits! Skating and Shinny Barrie’s outdoor skating rinks are ready for gliding. Both city hall and the rink at Centennial are open, weather permitting, from 10am-10pm…

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