Come Celebrate Winter Fun Day at Mac Johnson Wildlife Area

Published on: 2019/01/21 - in News

Woman skating

Family and friends are being invited to come out to the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area in Brockville to enjoy its outdoor sights and sounds as part of the 17th annual Winter Fun Day.

Taking place on Saturday, January 26, from 10am to 2pm, the day will feature fun activities that include skating on the ‘Back Pond’, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing – including free snowshoeing for the kids – and the thrilling ice slide.

The Mush Larose sled dog races are also back with races beginning at 11am and live music will be provided at the Nature Centre by local group Fiddlers Plus.  Refreshments will also be available at the Nature Centre, including a barbecue/chilli lunch, courtesy of the Friends of the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area.

For more details and updates on other special attractions at the event, go to

To get to the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area, take Highway 29 north from Brockville to Tincap, turn east on Debruge Road and drive for two kilometres to the main entrance. Admission to the event is $5 per vehicle. For more information about the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority, visit

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