A group of snowmobilers crossing over a river on a snow-covered bridge.

Huntsville | Martin Lortz

Plan your ride in a dream snowmobile destination

A group of snowmobilers crossing over a river on a snow-covered bridge.

Huntsville | Martin Lortz

With over 30,000 kilometres of groomed Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trails and a snow-filled forecast this winter, Ontario is rolling out the white carpet to welcome you to an incredible snowmobile destination.

And the best part? The snowmobiling season lasts even longer in Northern Ontario.

Note: Always check the OFSC Interactive Trail Guide to confirm trail conditions before you travel. Trail conditions, snowmobile operation and visibility can change quickly due to winter weather.

Two riders enjoying a groomed snowmobile trail on a sunny day
Bonfield | Virgil Knapp

Plan your snowmobile trip

There’s no question that this winter is going to be epic. To make the most of it, you need to plan ahead. There are a few things you’ll need to get squared away:

Get your Ontario snowmobile trail permit 

Getting your Ontario snowmobile trail permit has never been easier. Order your permit online directly from the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs. This winter, go big—get your permit and plan your dream snowmobile trip now.

Latest trail availability information 

Make sure you've got everything you'll need before heading out, including the latest trail availability information from the OFSC Interactive Trail Guide or the Go Snowmobiling Ontario app.

Pick a snow tour and plan your trip

Ontario has over 30 pre-planned snowmobile tour routes to help riders who aren't sure where to start or are looking for something new. Bragging rights to the rider who does them all—and don’t forget to rate the routes in the Go Snowmobiling Ontario app.


A row of snowmobiles parked in front of a resort
Cedar Meadows Resort, Timmins | Virgil Knapp

Where to go snowmobiling

Ontario boasts one of the world’s largest interconnected snowmobile trail networks, with thousands of volunteers working year-round to deliver this incredibly diverse system each season. From the rolling farmland of Ontario’s south to the northern majesty of the Canadian Shield, there are always amazing new OFSC trails to discover.


Two snowmobilers ride down a steep snowy hill
Barry’s Bay | Virgil Knapp

Get inspired

For everything you could possibly ever want to know about snowmobiling in Ontario, check out these great reads to get you revved up for winter:

Two people riding snowmobiles pass orange markers along the trail
West of Bonfield | Virgil Knapp

Guided snowmobile adventures

To go snowmobiling in Ontario, there are a few things every rider needs:

  • a registered and insured snowmobile
  • a current trail permit
  • trail-accessible places to stay, eat and fuel up while out for your ride

A guided tour is a great way for novice and experienced snowmobilers alike to have local pros take care of the details for you while allowing you to focus on enjoying your epic ride in Ontario.


View of snowmobiles approaching on a wide, snowy trail through a forest
Top A Trail, Temiskaming Shores | Destination Ontario


Get more information about snowmobile touring in Ontario.

Last updated: September 19, 2023

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