It is believed that a gigantic meteor struck the region of Sudbury almost 2 billion years ago, close to where Windy Lake Provincial Park is now located. In fact, if you walk along the Transition Hiking Trail in the park, imagine that this was once the rim of a huge crater. This might be hard, since the trail now goes through a vibrant forest that changes throughout the seasons and is home to many plants and animals! There is no better place than Windy Lake Provincial Park for year-round recreational activities. With beautiful sandy beaches, perfect for swimming and paddling, exciting hiking trails, and winter sports activities, this park is fun for everyone. In the summer, relax on a beach or try a new sport like sailing, windsurfing, paddle boarding, or waterskiing. When the seasons change, try ice fishing on Onaping lake. The park also has some of the best cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the region. Windy Lake Provincial Park will provide you with memories to cherish for years to come.