Windy Lake Cross Country Skiing

The 37th most popular XC Ski in Ontario.

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North of Sault Ste Marie, the Windy Lake area has 12 cross country ski trails totaling 50km groomed for classical and skate skiing rolling through forests. Windy Lake is only accessible by rail (disembark at Mile 122.5).

Overall, Windy Lake is the 37th most popular cross country ski area of all 49 Nordic ski destinations in Ontario. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Windy Lake including Searchmont, Stokely Creek Ski Touring, Wabos Wilderness, Hiawatha Highlands and Windy Lake Trail System.


Local Contact(s):  Ontario Visitors Bureau (800) ONTARIO; Road Conditions (416) 235-1110; Ontario Ski Council (416) 426-7262.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Base Camp:  Windy Lake Lodge (705) 942-0525

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  11/10/2017

ID:  13807