The OFSC Gold Rush Tour

Indulge in the wealth of Northeastern Ontario's beloved snowmobile tour this winter.




OFSC District 14

Destination: Temiskaming Shores, Elk Lake, Gowganda, Shining Tree, Mattagami, Gogama, Timmins, Val Gagne, Matheson, Ramore, Kirkland Lake, Engelhart, Earlton
Hashtags: #goldrushtour #RideNEOntario

Before you head out, please check to make sure that the trails are available, using the OFSC's Interactive Trail Guide. 

This is one of the premiere touring routes in Ontario, offering some of the most diverse trails and scenery in the world. The 710 km route, located in Northeastern Ontario, covers the Top A trail to the A107C, Top C to A111C, to Top A and then back to New Liskeard on the A108.

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The Gold Rush Tour was created in the 1990’s by snowmobile club pacesetter Mike Farr and fellow volunteers. This tour will take you from the wide open agriculture expanses of Temiskaming shores through the deep and rugged forests, and ecologically memorable Elk Lake, and over and along vast hydro corridors that lead to both historic and operating gold mines in Shining Tree, Timmins and Kirkland Lake.

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The scenery is unmatched and unrivalled, offering opportunities for photos that will make your Facebook or Instagram feed go viral. The Gold Rush tour offers multifarious trail elements, creating a diverse and ever-changing ride. The distinctiveness of the trails on this loop, mingled with the impressive industrial mining spectacles, make the Gold Rush Tour a one of a kind! 

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Tri-Town Snow Travellers

Timmins Snowmobile Club

Golden Corridor Snowdrifters

Gogama Snowmobile Club

Elk Lake Trail Blazers

Club Echo

A-14 Taskforce trails

OFSC District 14 Temiskaming Abitibi Trail Association


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Holiday Inn Express - New Liskeard

Quality Inn - New Liskeard

Waterfront Inn - New Liskeard

Elk Lake Wilderness Resort

Long Point Lodge

Auld Reekie Lodge

Gowganda Lake Lodge

Three Bears Camp

Minakwa Lodge - Mattagami

J & L Lakeview Retreat

Morin's All Seasons Resort

Cedar Meadows Resort

Timmins Inn & Suites

Travelodge - Timmins

Mainstreet B & B - Kirkland Lake

Country Inn Bar & Grill



About Jeff McGirr

Jeff McGirr is a powersports & marine enthusiast who loves sharing Northern Ontario experiences with you through his articles and videos.

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