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Gatineau Park
The following link provides general information on Gatineau Park cross country skiing as well as updated ski conditions:
A trail map is NOT available on this site. Trail maps can be purchased at the Gatineau Park Visitor's Centre or they are free to download on line.

NCC Greenbelt
There are groomed and ungroomed cross-country ski trails in the Greenbelt. Here is a list of those trails in the different Greenbelt areas:
Shirley's Bay: ungroomed cross-country ski trails
Green's Creek: 8 km (5 miles) of groomed cross-country ski trails
Mer Bleue: four groomed cross-country ski trails (total distance 19.1 km / 11.9 miles)
Pine Grove Forest Reserve: 20.7 km (12.8 miles) of ungroomed cross-country ski trails
Stony Swamp Conservation Area: 10.5 km (6.5 miles) of groomed trails; 20 km (12 miles) of ungroomed cross-country ski trails
Note - The parking is free of charge for all of these areas, and a map of the greenbelt is available online at the following address: http://ncc-ccn.gc.ca/cross-country-skiing#greenbelt

The Nakkertok Ski Club located in the Cantley area has day use privileges for $14 for adults (senior, child and family rates available). See FAQ at the following link. For information and maps, visit http://www.nakkertok.ca

Wednesday Bus Trip to Tremblant
Consider taking the Wednesday bus to Tremblant for a day XC skiing. See the Day Trips schedule. See https://mont-tremblant.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/carte-sentier-pnmt-hiver.pdf for a map of trails. Day passes for the XC trails are available at le Grand Lodge Mont-Tremblant and le Chalet des Voyageurs.

Cross country skiing in the City
Mooney's Bay, Britannia Park, Beaverpond Park, Rideau Trail (Stoney Swamp area), Green's Creek, Hornet's Nest Fields, Mer Bleue

Get cross country ski conditions in and around Ottawa here: xcottawa.ca

Please note that the National Capital Ski Club no longer rents Nordic skis nor sells Gatineau season passes.