Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Winter Recreation Ideas

With an incredible range of weather, geography, and culture, the Mid Atlantic region offers plenty of winter recreation.

The following list includes a few recreational activities that can be found throughout the Mid Atlantic states:

Cross-country Skiing - Showshoeing

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge in New York contains 7.5 miles of ungroomed ski trails and 2.5 miles of ungroomed snowshoe trails.

In Pennsylvania, Erie National Wildlife Refuge offers 4.5 miles of trails for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking.

In West Virginia, Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge has 31 miles of ungroomed refuge trails plus 18 miles of trails groomed by adjacent White Grass Ski Touring Center. For information, call: 304-866-3858.

Snowshoe enthusiasts can explore Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge by taking a Snowshoe Discovery Tour from adjacent White Grass Ski Touring Center. Information: 304-866-4114.

Ice Fishing

In New York, anglers can enjoy ice fishing at Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge.

source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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