2016 SNOW TOURS
Share the adventure with friends and family!
The OFSC's popular Snow Tours return with - count 'em - 25 pre-planned, turnkey rides for you to try. Each of these self-guided tours are carefully selected to showcase the top notch riding experiences that Ontario regions have to offer snowmobilers - and with 25 now available, there's sure to be one closer to you than ever!
All you have to do is follow the signs...
Bancroft-Mazinaw Area (District 2)
On an interesting mix of snow trails, the 232-km Bon Echo Loop travels through scenic forests and rugged terrain of the picturesque highlands and lakes near its namesake Bon Echo Provincial Park, located about an hour north of Belleville.
Morrisburg-Alexandria Area (District 1)
Discover Eastern Ontario farm country between the St. Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers, where the 298-km French Connection Loop's Quebec-style trails and hospitable ambience provide unique Francophone flair without ever leaving Ontario!
Bancroft-Apsley Area (District 2)
This 240-km day ride includes many old logging roads and rail lines through the snowbelt heart of the eastern Kawartha Lakes cottage country, located 30 minutes north of Peteborough.
Bobcaygeon-Fenelon Falls Area (District 2)
Easily accessible from the Greater Toronto Area, the Kawartha Highlands Tour is a comfortable 138-km family outing with a variety of different riding experiences, including woodland trails, forest access roads, municipal road allowances and an old rail bed.
North of Ontario's Cottage Country (Districts 6, 7 and 11)
As the granddaddy of Ontario tour loops, the popular 708-km RAP Tour circumnavigates the world-renowned Algonquin Park with a multi-day adventure odyssey that showcases a wide variety of scenery, terrain and riding styles.
East of Huntsville area of Muskoka (District 7)
Wilderness, wildlife and wide trails highlight the 190-km Lake of Bays Watch Tour around this well-known lake in the eastern part of Muskoka, where sights include the Big East River Bridge, ice cliffs, Oxtongue Rapids and Dyer Memorial.
West of Gravenhurst-Bracebridge area of Muskoka (District 7)
This leisurely 125-km loop around Lake Muskoka makes an ideal family outing through Ontario’s celebrated cottage country where highlights include lake views, Torrance Barrens, Dark Sky Observation Area, Port Carling floating bridge, and Huckleberry Lookout.
North of London (District 5)
When lake effect snow blows off Lake Huron, Southwestern Ontario delivers some of this province’s most exciting and fun-filled riding through wide open farm country on the 420-kilometre, multi-day “5 Alive Tour” loop.
West of London (District 5)
Farms, fields, forests and lake effect snow…this 159-km loop on easy-riding trails provides several convenient staging areas to start your day trip through some of Southwestern Ontario’s prettiest farmlands and vibrant villages.
Between London and Woodstock (District 5)
This laid-back 149-km day loop takes riders through the heart of Southwestern Ontario dairy country and south of Highway 401 into Amish settlements and Ontario’s main tobacco belt, providing an interesting diversity of landscapes and sights.
Elliot Lake-Thessalon Area of Algoma Country (District 13)
Magnificent views of Lake Huron’s North Channel are a superb highlight of the 457-km North Shore Loop as it winds through many snowmobile-friendly communities before becoming a breathtaking wilderness adventure through the Algoma highlands.
Cochrane-Smooth Rock Falls Area (District 15)
Part of the Northern Corridor Adventure, the 303-km Abitibi Canyon Loop runs north from Cochrane and Smooth Rock Falls, following TOP Trail A103. It's mostly on old logging roads and utility corridors and takes in the massive dam at Fraserdale and powder fun at the canyon itself.
Hornepayne Area (District 15)
For those touring Hornepayne area on the western end of the Northern Corridor Adventure, the 90-km Bobcat Loop provides a great opportunity to explore some interesting local trails options instead of just passing through on TOP Trails.
Positioned northwest of Sudbury and accessed just north of town from TOP Trail D, the Cartier Moose Loop is a 253-km day ride that delivers an awesome ride using primarily TOP Trails on old logging roads in the rugged wilderness of the Canadian Shield.
Greater Sudbury Area (District 12)
Positioned northeast of Sudbury, the 223-km Chiniguchi Loop takes in the old growth forests of the Wolf Lake Forest Reserve and also includes a panoramic view from Wolf Mountain, nearly the highest elevation in Ontario.
Cochrane-Smooth Rock Falls Area (District 15)
Positioned south of Cochrane and Smooth Rock Falls as part of the Northern Corridor Adventure, the 215-km Gateway to the North Tour includes scenic ride through Greenwater Provincial Park and some of the widest and most exhilarating trails in Ontario.
New Liskeard-Timmins-Gogoma Area (District 14)
The 710-km Gold Rush Tour delivers big country riding and northern hospitality in one giant loop. From thriving towns to remote villages you’d never see except by sled, enjoy the flat out thrills of snowmobiling in Northeastern Ontario’s heartland.
Kapuskasing Area (District 15)
From Moonbeam to Opasatika, the 145-km Lumberjack Loop circles Kapuskasing. It also provides an outstanding route alternative to Top Trail A for snowmobilers riding the Northern Corridor Adventure.
HEARST AREA (DISTRICT 15)
Hearst is the traditional turn around point for your Northern Corridor Adventure, but the 165-km Missinaibi Expedition Tour adds a new dimension to your experience with a circle tour north of town through forests teeming with wildlife.
Between Cochrane and Hornepayne (District 15)
This 1,645-kilometre odyssey across TOP Trail A takes in all five of OFSC District 15’s outstanding loops, plus many charming and hospitable Francophone communities in the ultimate Northern Corridor Adventure, including Ontario’s best trails and longest riding season!
Sudbury-Espanola Area (District 12)
Positioned southwest of Sudbury near the La Cloche Mountains, the 325-km Rainbow Elk Loop makes a scenic day ride for long distance sledders or a comfortable two-day adventure for more leisurely riders.
RAN (RIDE AROUND NIPISSING) TOUR
North Bay-Lake Nipissing Area (District 11)
Ride across Ontario’s two largest snowmobile bridges and the Loring deeryards on the 400-km RAN Tour that loops through the Pre-Cambrian Canadian Shield surrounding scenic Lake Nipissing, while visiting charming backcountry villages.
Between Kenora and Manitoba (District 17)
Connecting two provinces and requiring a permit from each, the 168-km Gateway to Ontario Loop (including 130km in Ontario) is a unique way to experience the best of both the Ontario and Manitoba trail systems, plus the amenities of the Town of Kenora.
Between Atikokan and Kenora (District 17)
With access points near both the U.S. and Manitoba borders, this multi-day, 906-km circle tour is the ultimate Northwestern Ontario sledding adventure, connecting many snowmobile-friendly communities as it winds through the forests, hills and lakes of the majestic Canadian Shield wilderness.
Atikokan Area (District 17)
Anchored by the towns of Atikokan and Ignace, this 203-km snow tour follows TOP A and local trails to visit Northwestern Ontario’s famous White Otter Castle, built by woodsman Jimmy McQuat in 1915 and not accessible by road.