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The Ridge at Nordic

Snowshoe Trail

Location North Bay Nordic Ski Club at 630 North Shore Road, North Bay
Trailhead UTM 629429 mE x 5133478 mN
Ownership Crown Land – the Ski Club holds a land-use permit in the winter months
Management North Bay Nordic Ski Club
Length 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Difficulty moderate
Activities snowshoeing
Amenities washrooms, snackbar, clubhouse (all available from 9:00am – 6:00pm); interpretive signage under construction
Surface snowpacked, single track, well signed and flagged
User Fees membership fees or day-use fees are due to the Ski Club for use of the trails in the winter months

For membership rates, day-use fees, and further Club information, please visit their website at


From a stream bed to the Ridge, through boreal forest and frozen swamp, these trails will provide not only a picturesque and unique perspective on the Nordic setting, but a potentially invigorating tramp to challenge your stamina as well. Following a well-marked trail with a variety of options, you can design an experience to match your interests and ability. The North Bay Nordic Clubhouse is at your disposal from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm daily during the season to provide warmth, washrooms, and a snack bar with luncheon specials.


From the HWY 11/17 junction near Seymour Street, head northwest on HWY 11/17. Turn right onto Trout Lake Road for 8.5 km (5.3 mi). Turn right onto Peninsula Road and left onto North Shore Road.


Courtesy of North Bay Nordic Ski Club

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