Northwest of Edmonton, the Whitecourt area has an extensive snowmobile trail network running north of town towards Swan Hills. The trails vary from forested routes to pipeline/powerline right of ways. This is part of the Golden Triangle area from Whitecourt to Fox Creek to Swan Hills and back to Whitecourt.
The trails are maintained by the Whitecourt Trailblazers Snowmobile Club.
To reach the Eagle River snowmobile staging area from Whitecourt, head west on Highway 43 across the Athabasca River. Turn right heading north on Highway 32. After crossing the Eagle River, look for the parking area.
Overall, Whitecourt is the 34th most popular snowmobile trail of all 47 snowmobiling rides in Alberta.