Top 10 Winter Outdoor Activities

Indiana’s Cool North definitely lives up to its name in winter. The region is full of amazing activities that embrace this "cool" season, and are the perfect cure for winter blues. The region offers diverse snow and ice opportunities, from cross country skiing or sledding to skating on the ice or pulling fish through the ice.  Winter around here is a real wonderland, complete with winter wonderland lights!  Here's our list of the Top 10 Winter Outdoor Activities in Northern Indiana.  

Ox Bow Cross Country Skiing and Sledding


Ox Bow provides four seasons of outdoor enjoyment.  During the winter months, you can find cross country skiing as well as two sledding hills.

Bring the whole family! Ox Bow has sledding hills located by the warming houses.

With miles of groomed trails to explore, it’s no secret among locals that the Elkhart County Park offers fantastic opportunities to cross-country ski. New to cross-country skiing? Beginner workshops are held during peak snow season.

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  • 34 Minutes to Notre Dame University
  • 64 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 67 Minutes to Indiana Dunes

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