Wye Marsh Welcomes Winter!

Winter offers a new perspective to the marsh - with Trumpeter Swans honking, animal tracks in the snow, Chickadees coming to say hello, and so much more. Bundle up, and explore outdoors at Wye Marsh this winter!

What is there to do on a winter visit at Wye Marsh? 


  • Explore over 25 km of trails winding through wetlands and woodlands, including a 500m boardwalk through the cattails.
  • Visit Swan Landing to learn about the story of the wild Trumpeter Swans who went from extinction in Ontario to a growing population thanks to conservation.
  • Visit the Animal Ambassador Birds of Prey in the Birds of Prey Field including owls, hawks, and a Bald Eagle.
  • Winter bird watching at the feeders or along the trails, you are sure to see some beautiful feathered species. 
  • And so much more to discover on your visit to Wye Marsh!

Winter Events & Happenings at Wye Marsh:  

  • Current Trail Conditions
    Check the up to date on trail conditions, plus download a copy of Wye Marsh's trail map!
  • Snowshoe Ecotours
    Experience areas of the Wye Marsh that are otherwise not open to the general visiting public! Pre-registration required.
  • Winter Break Camp
    Get your nature lovers outside this winter break! Campers will be given so many opportunities to connect with nature that they will forget all about connecting to their devices!
  • Winter Wellness Workshop
    You can hibernate, or reinvigorate yourself this winter. Join us for a transformative workshop, rooted in Anishinaabe wisdom.
  • Badge Day ~ January 20. 2024
    Struggling to find ways for your small pack of Girl Guides or Scouts earn badges? No worries! Our Wye Marsh Badge Days are specially designed for you.
  • Marsh by Moonlight Snowshoe Series ~ February 2, 3, 9 & 10, 2024
    Join us for this exciting opportunity to experience nature at night, then warm up by a cozy fire!
  • Clay Sculpting ~ February 3, 2024
    This is an introductory class for clay sculpture. There is something special, healing, and fun about molding clay with your hands. Discover the gratification that comes when imagination takes shape in physical form. This a great class for artists of all skill levels. Materials provided.
  • Family Day ~ February 19, 2024
    We have a host of programming that you are welcome to participate in as a part of the admission fee. For more information about what is offered please click here!