Ontario Snowmobile Clubs and Regions

Find a snowmobile club in your area and get involved this winter!

This is the most complete and up-to-date list of Ontario's Snowmobile clubs and regions. If you have a club or region you'd like included send us a message using our comments feature at the bottom of the page or email us at ian@thenewbusiness.ca.

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*Editor's note: for the most up-to-date information regarding Ontario's snowmobiling districts, visit the OFSC website.

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Snowmobile Clubs Across Ontario

District 1– Kingston-Ottawa-Cornwall

The UCSR/District 1 covers the area west to Napanee, north to Arnprior and east to the Ontario/Quebec border, and has over 3300 km of marked, groomed trails. 1000 dedicated volunteers make up the 16 clubs within the UCSR.

District 2—Kawarthas-Bancroft-Mazinaw

Comprised of 7 member clubs that are dedicated to providing and maintaining quality snowmobile trails, and a trail network of over 2000 km. With all the majestic forests, rugged terrain and picturesque highlands of east Central Ontario’s premier snowbelt,  District 2 has an outstanding variety of trails, and is also home of the popular Bon Echo Loop.

District 3—Port Perry-Rice Lake-Sharbot Lake

District 3 has 9 member clubs, working together to maintain its variety of trails that are sure to please all types of snowmobilers. Those travelling through the area will appreciate the well-groomed trails and all the services located in close proximity to them.

District 4—Newmarket-Orangeville-Sutton

District 4 sits at the northeast corner of Greater Toronto, linking Lake Simcoe to the Niagara Escarpment and covering an impressive 900 km. It unites the collective skill, experience and passion for snowmobiling that is found in 6 clubs.

District 5—Strathroy-Grand Bend-St. Thomas

A dedicated group of volunteers representing 25 clubs that operate 3,139 km of trails throughout Southwestern Ontario, including 425 km of Trans Ontario Provincial (TOP) Trail. District 5 is the hub of the Southwestern Ontario trail system, comprised mostly of farmers’ fields and bush– there is always beautiful scenery when you're on these trails.

District 6—Haliburton-Bancroft-Ottawa Valley

The Snow Country landscape is one hundred percent Canadian Shield. Enjoy 2850 km of super sledding across rolling farmlands and mixed forests. District 6 offers crisp winter temperatures, plenty of snow and hardworking clubs that together provide well-groomed, well-marked trails from mid-December to late March.

District 7—Muskoka

Muskoka is a hub of the Trans Ontario Provincial (TOP) trail network, with a number of TOP trails intersecting throughout the region, and is an integral part of the Round Algonquin Park (RAP) Tour. The member clubs of District 7 maintain an approximate 1600 km network of trails covering some of Ontario’s most scenic landscapes. Spectacular views of frozen lakes surrounded by snow-clad hills, valleys and thick forests; whether your preference is short loops or multiple-day journeys, this large trail network will provide you with unlimited touring opportunities.

District 8—Barrie-Midland-Orillia

Mid-Ontario Snowmobile Trails (M.O.S.T) is an association of snowmobile clubs located in District 8 of the OFSC. The clubs groom, brush and maintain almost 1,000 km of trails using a variety of industrial groomers. Right in the heart of the lake-effect snow belt, this route offers lofty pine forests, wide open fields, abandoned rail lines, and hilly terrain that collects bountiful amounts of snow, all within a short two-hour drive from the City of Toronto.

District 9—Grey Bruce-Perth-Huron-Wellington

Over 2900km of groomed trails that are proudly developed and maintained by 26 volunteer-based clubs and associations. Aside from wonderful snow conditions, District 9 features a very scenic ride for every winter enthusiast. The diverse geography creates a mixture of riding experiences from farm fields and bush lots, to scenic vistas overlooking Georgian Bay, to beautiful forest trails providing an intimate riding experience.

District 10—Parry Sound-Georgian Bay-Muskoka

District 10 is made up of over 900km of scenic trails through some of Ontario's most iconic Canadian wilderness, carefully groomed by 8 devoted clubs. Come ride some of the best trails in the province!

District 11—North Bay-Mattawa-Burk's Falls

Over 1,900 kilometres of groomed trails through spectacular landscape– part of the well-known Ride the RAP (Round Algonquin Park) and Run the RAN (Ride Around Nipissing) tours.

District 12—Sudbury-Espanola-Manitoulin

The home of exhilarating TOP Trails that follow old logging roads through the rugged wilderness of the Canadian Shield. With old-growth forests, awesome backcountry rides and the magical LaCloche Mountains, District 12 boasts some amazing trails and loops.

District 13—Algoma Country

Run with the deer through old-growth forests and the rugged Canadian Shield, and smell the Maple Syrup in some of Canada's most productive maple forests. From seasoned riders to first-timers, long-range sledders to stay-and-play enjoyers, Algoma has something for everyone.

District 14—New Liskeard-Kirkland Lake-Timmins

The Timiskaming Abitibi Trail Association, OFSC's District 14, consists of 8 volunteer snowmobile clubs that maintain trail systems that stretch from Temagami, north to Iroquois Falls and east to Kearns. Home of the one-of-a-kind Gold Rush Tour, this area offers multifarious trail elements, creating a diverse and ever-changing ride.

District 15—Cochrane-Kapuskasing-Hearst

With one of the longest snowmobiling seasons in the province, dedicated club volunteers work tirelessly from September through May on average to mark, brush, update signage, groom, and maintain more than 1700km of network. If you are looking to experience the TRUE North, and countless kilometres of breathtaking scenery, make sure to add the Northern Corridor Du Nord to your “must-visit” destinations.

District 17—Thunder Bay-Dryden-Kenora

North Western Ontario is a hidden jewel in the north when it comes to snowmobiling and trail riding. Easily accessible, full of wildlife, and with over 2700 km of groomed trails, the NWOSTA trail system offers top-level riding experiences for riders of any skill level. With the low population density, you may ride all day and hardly see another sled.

To learn more about snowmobiling in Ontario, or to get your permit, visit the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) here

About Mike Jacobs

Mike is an avid Northern traveller, having spent years traversing its backroads, and visiting its remote lodges and fun cities by car, RV, motorcycle, and boat. There's always something new to discover in the North and Mike never shies away from the next great adventure. Mike is the chairman of the board for the Tourism Technology Company.

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