• Easy - In Ottawa, there is a unique 16 km Nordic trail experience that is well suited for this region. Right on the banks of the Ottawa River, the SJAM (Sir John A. Macdonald) Parkway is a strip of urban parkland locals go to for recreation...
    X-Ski km: 16
    Skate km: 16
    Snowshoe km: 16+
  • Easy - Make a trip just north of Toronto to find over 15km of easy trails to Cross-Country Ski or Snowshoe at the Eldred King Woodlands. This is an old favourite of mine north of Toronto. It’s close by for people in the GTA east, free, quie...
    X-Ski km: 15+
    Skate km: none
    Snowshoe km: 10+
  • Easy to Intermediate - Wesley Clover Park is a popular Nordic ski and Snowshoe area east of Ottawa on your way to Kanata. All 18 km of trail are groomed for both Cross Country and Skate skiing and are bi-directional.This ski area has two tr...
    X-Ski km: 18
    Skate km: 18
    Snowshoe km: 3
  • Easy - Worth mentioning are a few easy Nordic trails near Haliburton at the Pinestone Resort. No other set of loops has such grand amenities as this location. For those of you seeking convenience and comfort to try the sport, this is the pl...
    X-Ski km: 10
    Skate km: 10
    Snowshoe km: 3
    • Dagmar
    • 1220 Lakeridge Rd., Uxbridge
    CLOSED - Nordic Skiing has been discontinued
    X-Ski km: 4
    Skate km: 4
    Snowshoe km: none
  • Easy - Whitchurch Conservation Area has always been my secret go-to cross-country ski spot when I had to get out after a good snowfall. Close and central to Toronto, it has a few easy paths to loop around. Rustic, quiet though with few amen...
    X-Ski km: 9
    Skate km: 5
    Snowshoe km: 10
    • Bendor
    • Kennedy Rd. north of Davis Dr.
    Easy - The Bendor & Graves Tract is a little known woodlot offering a chance for Toronto area skiers to go for a quick loop for free. Being just north of the city, it offers 7 km of wide paths to explore with a few gentle hills and flat str...
    X-Ski km: 7
    Snowshoe km: 7+
  • Easy to Intermediate - For a change of scenery, Moosewoods offers Nordic skiers a few loops in cottage country. Well run by a local club this location is a favourite easy ski with rolling hills on wide trails. Skate skiing is popular here a...
    X-Ski km: 15
    Skate km: 15
    Snowshoe km: none
  • Easy to Intermediate - For a quick loop, Nordic skiing on the Twin Lake Trails will stretch your legs and give you a break from driving. Though short in length, it is well maintained and scenic. Tracks were set and the loops are wide enough...
    X-Ski km: 5
    Skate km: 5
    Snowshoe km: none
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