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4 Ski & Snowshoe Destinations Worth The Drive

FAIRMONT LE CHÂTEAU MONTEBELLO RESORT AND SPA

Montebello also offers snowshoeing, dog sledding, skating and even an indoor tennis court and health club. Never skied before? The resort provides lessons and equipment rentals.

DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN Ottawa: 85km

 

PINE GROVE

The Greenbelt boasts 150 kilometres of cross-country ski trails including paths and forest access roads. Pine Grove is the largest forest in the Greenbelt with more than 18 kilometres of cross-country ski trails that are used for hiking in the summer.

DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN Ottawa: 15km

 

OPEONGO HILLS NORDIC SKI CLUB

More than 10 kilometres of classic and skate-ski trails through wilderness terrain including hills and forests. The area is off the beaten track, so you won’t find the crowds you sometimes do at skiing spots closer to Ottawa.

DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN Ottawa: 164km

 

LAROSE FOREST

It’s also a great spot for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and dog sledding. There are 20 kilometres of groomed skiing trails, none of them difficult, and 11 kilometres for snowshoeing and skate skiing (dogs permitted on the snowshoe trails).

DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN Ottawa: 47km

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