When you think about skating, you're probably thinking about ice rinks.\nBut ice rinks are boring. All you can really do is skate in a clockwise circle. And if you're really lucky, maybe someone will ring a bell and everyone will start skating counter clockwise. (So exciting!)\nREAD ALSO: Downtown Montreal’s Christmas Market Is The Most Magical Place In The City (12 Photos)\nvia @lynxx_13\nEither that or you can venture into the center of the rink, but that's usually filled with some kids pushing chairs around for balance.\nBut why bother skating on a boring old rink when there's a much better option available to all you skating enthusiast.\nvia @thepetitevagabond\nIt's called Le Domaine de la Foret Perdue, it is a 15 km long forest path that has been Zambonied and transformed into a long and winding skating trail/\nAnd don't worry, because you won't be staring at trees the whole time.\nvia @clemmtl\nThe path takes you along some cute little farms and animal pens nearby, and you can actually stop and feed the animals.\nThere are ducks, sheep, deer, rabbits and ... Ponies!\nvia @slalalovexox\nIn case you're not much of a skater, Le Domaine de la Foret Perdue also offers snowshoeing, hiking, bird watching and ice fishing.\nDepending on the weather, the path is scheduled to be open this Saturday.\nvia @thecatspajamal\nCheck out Le Domaine De La Foret Perdue‘s website for more info.\nAdd mtlblog on Snapchat.