Ottawa / Gatineau Ski Trails

Smell that? That’s the smell of fresh powder – it’s time to click in and get out there. 


We’ve asked around and found out where Trailhead Staff heads XC skiing (Nordic). With fresh snow on the ground it’s the perfect time to explore some new trails.

Any we’ve missed? Let us know your favourites on social media!

Gatineau Park
200 km | Click here for Trail Map

Gatineau Park has one of the largest networks of cross-country ski trails in North America. 

16 km | Click here for Trail Map

A groomed multi-use winter trail along the Sir John A. Macdonald (SJAM) multi-use pathway.

Kanata Nordic
18 km | Click here for Trail Map

Ski on our growing network of over 18km of groomed trails for classic and skate-skiing at Wesley Clover Parks.

Madawaska Nordic
18 km | Click here for Trail Map

Cross country ski trails in winter, hiking and mountain bike trails in summer.

Green Belt
150 km | Click here for Trail Map

This area encircling Ottawa has over 150 kilometres of cross-country ski trails.

Fitz Roy Park
8 km | Click here for Trail Map

Fitz Roy Park offers classic and skate skiing through beautiful forest trails.

Mooneys Bay
5 km | Click here for Trail Map

Come to Mooney’s Bay Park and enjoy 5 km of groomed and well-lit trails.

Algonquin Park
110 km | Click here for Trail Maps

Algonquin Park has several trail networks offering over 110 kilometres of some of Ontario’s best cross-country (nordic) skiing.

La Rose Forest
46 km | Click Here for a Trail Map

In winter, the Larose Forest offers several trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

Lac Ste. Marie
10 km | Click here for Trail Map

Fairmont Chateau Montebello
245 km

With 42 km of groomed trails for all levels, Montebello is a true cross-country skiing paradise.

Kenauk Nature
8 – 18 km | Click here for the Trail Map

Cross country skiing is a great sport suitable for all ages and Kenauk offers a network of three trails for all levels of experience.

Blue Sea
14 km | Click here for the Trail Map

75 km | Click here for Trail Map

Eastern Canada’s largest cross country ski club, located near Ottawa in Cantley and Val-des-Monts, Quebec.

Murphys Point
20 km | Click here for Trail Map

Murphys Point Provincial Park opened in 1979 and is located about 20 minutes south of Perth, Ontario on Big Rideau Lake.

110 km | Click Here for Trail Map

More than 110 km of cross-country trails for beginners and experts alike to discover nature at your own pace around Tremblant.