Make Tracks in the Bridge City! The Best Places to Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe in Saskatoon

Best Places to Cross-Country Ski and Snow Shoe in Saskatoon

 

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner on the snow, if you’re looking to get some fresh air and exercise this winter, you’re in the right place! The bridge city has more than its fair share of places for winter sport enthusiasts to make tracks in the snow! Read on to find out the…

Best Places to Cross-Country Ski and Snow Shoe in Saskatoon:

Holiday Park Golf Course (Ave. U South)

If you’re in the south west end of Saskatoon, pack your gear and head to Holiday Park Golf Course on Ave. U South! Enjoy 3.5km of ski trail with views of the South Saskatchewan and good old wide open prairie spaces. Snowshoers will love making tracks at Holiday Park while dreaming of next year’s golf season!

Wildwood Golf Course (8th St. East)

If you’re east-side dweller, you’ll want to check out the cross country ski trails at Wildwood Golf Course! Choose from 2.5km and 6 km distances that loop or wind through the course. These trails are maintained by the Saskatoon Nordic Ski Club. Snowshoers are welcome to enjoy the scenery but are asked to do so off the groomed trails.

Kinsmen Park (Spadina Cr. West)

Park up at the Mendel Art Gallery and make tracks on this scenic trail maintained by the Nordic Ski Club. This trail runs 2.7km and is ideal for both skate and classic skiing as well as snowshoeing.

Lower Meewasin Park (Pinehouse and Whiteswan Dr.)

Your family will love the trails at Lower Meewasin Park! With stunning views of the South Saskatchewan and 4.8km of trail, this track will get the heart pumping and fill the lungs with some fresh winter air!

Upper Meewasin Park (Pinehouse and Whiteswan Dr.)

North city dwellers can easily access the cross-country ski trails at Upper Meewasin Park. This loop run 3.4km and is maintained by the City of Saskatoon.

Meewasin Park to Adilman (East end of Adilman Dr. to Meewasin Park)

Located in the Silverwood neighborhood and better suited to cross-country skiers, this is just the track for those looking for a quick 2km loop on a single track.

Diefenbaker Park (Ruth St. and St. Henry Ave.)

Snowhoers, cross-country skiiers, and even those in search of a wild toboggan ride will want to visit Diefenbaker Park this winter. Snowshoers will love the riverside vistas while cross-country skiiers can enjoy the antics of those with the courage ride the largest toboggan hill in the city! This single trail runs 2.6km near the Diefenbaker Park sledding hill.

Forest Park (Lowe Rd, Nelson Rd. and Forest Dr.)

In the Forest Grove neck of the woods, cross-country skiers can enjoy 2km of trail near the Forestry Farm Park & Zoo. Snowhoeing families can also enjoy a woody waddle through this park and maybe spot some wildlife along the way!

Check trail conditions any time at www.saskatoonnordicski.ca/trails.

Wishing you and your family very happy trails this season!

 

 

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