Located in Ontario, the cross country skiing in Barrie offers more than a half-dozen beautiful cross-country ski trails. The best Barrie cross country skiing based on popularity are considered to be Hardwood Hills, Horseshoe Resort, Awenda Provincial Park, Highlands Nordic, and Killarney Provincial Park. For a detailed Nordic ski trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Barrie cross country skiing trail below.
North of Toronto and Barrie, the Hardwood Hills have become a mecca with 6 trails totalling 32 km groomed for both classical and skate skiing. The trails roll through hills of maple forests. The tracks are divided into three networks based on difficulty and there is a user fee.
North of Toronto and southwest of Duntroon, the Highlands Nordic ski area has 5 trails totaling 24km groomed for both classical and skate skiing. The trails roll through maplebush hills overlooking Georgian Bay.
Northwest of Toronto and Barrie, the Nordic Centre at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures provides access to 27km of groomed cross country ski trails. There are 15 trails spread across all levels of difficulty. The Scenic Caves nordic trails gently roll through dense hardwood forests.
North of Toronto and Barrie, the Wasaga Beach Provincial Park has 6 cross country ski trails totaling 26km groomed for classical and skate skiing. The trails wind through forests and dunes.