Located in Ontario, the cross country skiing in Algoma is known for four scenic cross country ski trails. The best Algoma cross country skiing based on popularity are considered to be Stokely Creek Ski Touring, Searchmont, Wabos Wilderness, and Hiawatha Highlands. For a detailed Nordic ski trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Algoma cross country skiing trail below.
Northeast of Sault Ste Marie, the Searchmont area contains over 250 miles of marked trails (50km groomed) including Hiawatha Highlands, Old Goulais Bay Road, and Old Christina Mine Trail. The terrain is steep, rugged and heavily forested.
Located northeast of Sault Ste. Marie near Goulais River, the Stokely Creek area has 25 trails totalling 135km of well-marked groomed trails over 12,000 acres of wooded pine/birch valleys and frozen lakes on the Algoma Highlands. Many loops can be constructed for a total of 380km of cross country skiing trails. The trails roll through hardwood forests near creeks and waterfalls.
North of Sault Ste Marie, the 3,000 acre Hiawatha Highlands wilderness preserve has 11 trails totaling 42km groomed for classical and skate skiing. The trails wind through hardwood highlands and cedar lowlands.