A Guide to Some of Fort Wayne’s Best Outdoor Winter Activities
Winter has hit Fort Wayne and has turned us into a wintry wonderland. This time of year with the snow and the cold, it can be tempting to spend time indoors, under a cozy blanket. But if you’re willing to leave the apartment and brave the cold, there is some great outdoor adventure to be had, right here in Fort Wayne this Winter!
1. Skiing at Fox Island Park
Each year, Fox Island Park offers thrilling cross country skiing right here in Fort Wayne. They will also be offering two Cross Country Skiing Clinics this Winter. If you have ever wanted to give skiing a try, here is your chance to learn how. You will learn about the equipment, techniques, skiing basics, and more. They will teach you all you need to know so you can be shredding the slopes in no time. For more information, check out their website.
2. Ice Skating at Headwaters Park
The beloved ice rink at Headwaters Park is now open! Bring your friends and family for a fun evening of ice skating. Located just north of downtown, the Headwaters Park Ice Rink is sure to be a hit for your family, or even a romantic date this Winter. For hours, and more information, visit their website.
3. Sledding Hot Spots
If there’s one thing that Fort Wayne does great, it’s sledding! We are surrounded by some of the best sledding hills in the state, right here in Fort Wayne. Grab your saucer, and get ready to hit the slopes! Here are some of Fort Wayne’s best sledding hotspots:
- Shoaff Park (6401 St. Joe Rd.)
- Franke Park (3411 Sherman Blvd.)
- Ivan Lebamoff Reservoir Park (2300 Clinton)
- Metea County Park (8401 Union Chapel Rd.)
There’s so much to do, right here in Fort Wayne! If you’re feeling adventurous, and need to get out of the apartment, go check out any of these great winter activities!