Welcome to the 2013/14 Cross Country Ski Season
The Haliburton Nordic Trail Association has developed and maintains over 70 km of well groomed cross country ski trails throughout Haliburton County. We are a not-for-profit association run 100% by volunteers. Without these volunteers and the countless hours they commit we would have no trails at all and would have to drive elsewhere to ski.
Hundreds of hours are spent each summer repairing and improving trails, replacing culverts and wash outs, filling in with gravel and clearing brush.
Each winter a number of volunteers are out there grooming the trails no matter what the weather conditions so that skiers have the best groomed trails. We are noted for having some of the best trails in the province not only because of the grooming levels but for the variety as well. Volunteers created these excellent trails that attract people from other communities because of their excellence.
These volunteers make all of this happen with their only reward being, knowing they have done a superb job for both the community and cross country skiing in general. And for this we are eternally grateful.
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Trail conditions as of Sunday, April 6th at 3pm
Still a lot of snow despite the rain the other day. Spring ski conditions.
Trail conditions will vary depending on the terrain. Icy in the morning and softer in the late morning early afternoon.
Grooming is limited and up to the groomers discretion at each site. The Skate lane is usually in the better condition at this time of year.
Glebe Park - Spring conditions.
Pinestone & Resort Area - Spring conditions.
Moosewoods - Spring conditions.
Twin Lakes - Excellent spring skiing continues at Twin Lakes. Freshly groomed Saturday April 5th.
YMCA Camp Wanakita - Now closed for the season.
The Haliburton Highlands Nordic Trails Association has developed and maintains a series of trail systems comprising over 70 km of well groomed Cross Country ski trails throughout Haliburton County. The non-profit community based association is dedicated to the maintenance of these high quality groomed trails that will provide enjoyment for skiers of all levels.
We offer some of the best cross country skiing in all of Ontario. The Haliburton Highlands is just south of Algonquin Park just 2 ½ hours north east of Toronto on Hwy # 35.
Glebe Park 13 km of classic & skate trails. 1.5 km lit loop for night skiing. intermediate to difficult - host to most races. Right in the Village of Haliburton on Fleming College Drive.
Pinestone & Resort Area 6 km of classic & skate trails on the golf course another 6 km through the Willow Beach / Ironwood loop - rental equipment available - novice & beginner - on County Road #21.
Moosewoods 15 km of classic & skate trails - easy to intermediate through picturesque forest terrain - large warming hut - on County Road #14 on the way to Eagle Lake.
Twin Lakes 10 km of classic & skate trails - easy to intermediate - dog friendly - 12 Mile Lake Road at Taylor Lake Rd off of Hwy #35 between Minden & Carnarvon.
** NEW ** Lakeview Snowshoe Trails 3.1 km of beautiful wilderness snowshoe trails with several loops, located behind the Lakeview Motel & Resort. A trail pass is required as the trails are on private land. Passes available at the Lakeview office.
YMCA Camp Wanakita 16 km of classic trails - easy to intermediate - Koshlong Lake Road off of County Road #1 (Gelert Rd.).