Play outside in Granby this winter
Spend magical moments with family
or friends only an hour away from Montréal. Granby
gateway to the Eastern Townships, and when it’s covered in
bright white snow, you can expect fun days full of discovery!
See animals in
a snow-covered setting
In the winter, the Granby Zoo gives
you access to 90% of its animals at 50% of the price of admission
in the summer. Follow the interactive rally and test your
knowledge of animals by taking on challenges and answering
questions that call on all of your senses. This year visit the new
winter village, where you’ll find slides, a maze and giant games!
All of the pavilions will be open, so step inside when you need a
break from the cold. A dozen themed demonstrations are presented
every day by caretakers, who will reveal the secrets of the
animals under their charge.
The Granby Zoo is open even in winter!
The Parc national de la Yamaska is a
huge playground that is ideal for novice and expert fatbikers
alike! Cycle toward the new Le Pionner rustic shelter
and enjoy an extraordinary experience in nature by sleeping under
the stars in a one-of-a-kind peaceful atmosphere and keeping warm
by the wood-burning fireplace! There is a rental service on site,
and rentals are free for children ages 17 and under.
and cross-country skiing
Hop over to the Centre
d’interprétation de la nature du lac Boivin where you can feed
birds on the trails, especially chickadees that are
sure to land right in your hands or on top of your hat! You could
also explore the Parc des Montagnards in the municipality of
Shefford where a short 2-km (1.2 mi.) uphill walk leads to
Located close to downtown Granby, the
Cèdres Golf Club has close to 20 km (12 mi.) of trails for
classic or skate-style cross-country skiing. After your activity,
warm up in the main pavilion with a delicious soup or a hot cocoa
by the fire.