Adventure through our community this winter!
Cross-country ski through beautiful, groomed trails at the West Nipissing Nordic Ski Club. Explore the low-impact snowshoeing trail, with scenery overlooking Lake Nipissing at the Sturgeon River House Museum.
Lace-up your skates and bring the whole family to enjoy an afternoon at of the many outdoor rinks in West Nipissing.
Travel through over 330 km of groomed snowmobile trails in our community, connecting to surrounding Trans-Ontario Provincial trail systems. Our local trails are groomed and maintained by the West Nipissing Snowmobile Club.
Outdoor Skating Rinks
Lace-up your skates and enjoy the fresh air! In true Canadian fashion, West Nipissing has plenty of outdoor rinks for you and your family to enjoy.
For information on hours of operation and to find a rink near you, see the Arenas and Rinks page.
Cache Bay, Railway Street
Field, Jarbeau Road
Sturgeon Falls, Goulard Park, John Street
Lavigne, Caron Road
River Valley, St. Joseph Road
Verner, Principale Street
The West Nipissing Nordic Ski Club
Note that some services may be impacted due to COVID-19. For more information or for trail conditions and current services, visit the Sturgeon Falls Rod and Gun Club website.
After January 1st every year, the Ski Club offers cross-country skiing on 13 km of groomed and tracked cross-country ski trails, and 12 km of snow-packed snowshoeing trails on the Sturgeon Falls Rod and Gun Club property. With a heated chalet, the Club is located about 4 km north off of Trans-Canada Highway 17.
404 Lac Clair Road, Sturgeon Falls, ON
Sturgeon River House Museum Trails
The Sturgeon River House Museum has 1km of low-impact walking or snowshoeing trails with scenery overlooking Lake Nipissing. Snowshoe rentals are available at the Museum during regular business hours.
250 chemin Fort Road, Sturgeon Falls, ON
Fees and Rates
Trail access – Free
*The Sturgeon River House Museum is closed until further notice. The trails are open, but please be mindful of other hikers and maintain physical distancing.
Snowmobiling in West Nipissing
For trail information and updates, please visit the West Nipissing Snowmobile Club Facebook page
Located in District 11 of the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC), the West Nipissing Snowmobile Club grooms and maintains over 330 km of trails, linking the community with other Trans-Ontario Provincial Trails in Sudbury, Temagami, French River, and the Temiskaming/Quebec border.
Purchase your pass online through the OFSC.
The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs