Lafontaine Ski Trails

The 15th most popular cross country ski area in Ontario.

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North of Toronto and Barrie near Penetanguishene, the Lafontaine Ski Trail system has 7 cross country ski trails totaling 42km groomed for classical and skate skiing. The trails roll through hardwood and pine forests.

From the south (Toronto): Hwy. 400 N. exit #98 Barrie, Hwy. 27 N.(28 km). 2km After Elmvale, turn left onto Simcoe rd 6 (26 km) At 2nd stop, Esso Station intersection, turn right on Lafontaine Rd. Proceed for 2 Km.

Overall, Lafontaine Ski Trails is the 15th most popular cross country ski area of all 49 Nordic ski destinations in Ontario. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Lafontaine Ski Trails including Hardwood Hills, Horseshoe Resort, Killarney Provincial Park, Highlands Nordic, Awenda Provincial Park and Scenic Caves Nordic CentreSauble Falls Provincial Park.


Local Contact(s):  Lafontaine (705) 533-2961; 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.

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  11/10/2017

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